Klug starts nonprofit to help other kids after the loss of a parent

On June 5, Matt and Patrick Klug were leaving the Positive Athlete Awards ceremony. Matt Klug, who had just graduated from Brookwood, was the region’s baseball recipient and his older brother saw it as a pivotal moment.

“I told him, ‘You have a voice now. You have an opportunity to impact other people in ways you don’t even know are possible,’” Patrick Klug said.