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Weekly Highlight: Partnership with Houston Food Bank a Community Success

Boys & Girls Club of Walker County (BGCWC) has partnered with Houston Food Bank to benefit the Huntsville community in two important ways.  First, Houston Food Bank delivers fresh produce every 3rd Thursday of each month. BGCWC distributes the fresh produce to appreciative families in our community with the help of volunteers that help us […]

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Weekly Highlight: Children Learn Fruits of the Spirit

Boys & Girls Club youth had a great discussion last week with Pastor Kyle Dennis, Joshalyn Jones, Jordan Buckley, and Mary Laurent of First Christian Church.  They discussed the fruits of the Holy Spirit (love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control), being God’s sheep.  And they created this cute “sheep” art to […]

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Weekly Highlight: Our Starz Shine at Fair on the Square

At Boys & Girls Club, every child is a Star! We encourage every child to be themselves and be great at what they like to do. Our Youth Development Professionals and volunteers help push their talents to the next level. Our dance & step teams – Boys & Girls Club Starz – performed this weekend […]

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Weekly Highlight: 9/11 Observance Day

Last week our youth participated in I WILL join 9/11 Observance Day; we remembered our heroes! During art time our youth had the opportunity to draw and color about our 9/11 heroes. We discussed the important and dangerous job that our U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines, as well as our community police, firefighters, wildfire teams, […]

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Weekly Highlight: Where’s Waldo?

Things were bustling last week as the 2013 after-school program kicked off at our two Club sites – Scott Johnson Elementary and the MLK Recreation Center.  We are already in full swing, and the clubs are filling up fast. The City’s Emergency Management Coordinator, John Waldo, stopped by the MLK Club last week.  While our […]

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Weekly Highlight: Back to School with Great Staff

Last week Boys & Girls Club was closed for staff orientation and training, and replenishing our supplies for the new school year.This week we are back in action and ready for another great year!! We are ready to start back with our character-building and leadership programs such as SMART Moves, SMART Girls, PASSPORT TO MANHOOD, […]

Weekly Highlight: Leadership Training

Last week Boys & Girls Club youth, 6th through 8th graders, and our junior staff went through a leadership class!! Pastor Kyle Dennis and First Christian Church members trained our older youth on how to lead art, singing, dancing, and game activities.  For the first time our older Boys & Girls Club members had the […]

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Weekly Highlight: Boys & Girls Club Youth Have Talent!

After going through our reading, writing, art, and math programs this summer, our summer campers were ready for some fun.  Our staff, Brittany Rogers, Kyle McKenzie, Rachel Albinger and Eric Burns added fun and excitement to our summer program. We had our Boys & Girls Club Talent Show!!  We had youth who performed a skit, […]

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Weekly Highlight: Huntsville Firefighters Visit Club

Huntsville Firefighters, Tom, Jason, and Bailey, came to the club and gave our youth a great lesson in fire readiness. They talked to our youth about the importance of having a plan in case of a fire at home, the importance of having fire drills, and  what to do if there were a fire in […]

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Weekly Highlight: Job Shadowing at Old Navy

Last week Boys & Girls Club youth participated in Old Navy Camp! 15 of our members had the opportunity to go the Old Navy store in Conroe and help staff fold clothes, hang clothes, organize shelves, and cash people out. The job shadowing was great!! Thank you, Christopher Rios and Old Navy staff, for a […]