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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: BookUp Resumes

Fun Reading is back!!! Book-Up Club at Boys & Girls Club has begun again — now better than ever.  This year we have partnered with SHSU to transport Boys & Girls Club Book-Up members to the SHSU campus for their weekly meetings.  Every Wednesday Book-Up leader, Amanda O’Banion, picks them up in a SHSU bus.  […]

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Weekly Highlight: SHSU Freshmen Gift the Club

Each year at Freshman Orientation, the incoming class of Sam Houston State University has the opportunity to participate in a service project to help the community of Huntsville. The students and their families, along with the SHSU Orientation Team, had the opportunity this year to take part in a Penny War, which collected money for […]

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Weekly Highlight: Are YOU Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Are YOU smarter than a 5th Grader? Two SHSU student organizations, MEN OF HONOR and Unit 6816 of NAACP, challenged Boys & Girls Club youth to a fun competition this week at the university. Three groups of Boys & Girls Club 5th and 6th graders competed against three groups of college students to see who […]

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Weekly Highlight: Visit from the Dairy

Boys & Girls Club had a great guest last week, Larry Graham, who brought with him a beautiful dairy cow! Larry came to the Club and gave our youth a lesson on dairy products!  Our youth understood how dairy products are made, why they are good for your body, and what vitamins you find in […]

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: Step Teams Perform

The Boys & Girls Club of Walker County Step Teams (BGC S.W.A.T & BGC S.T.A.R.Z.) have taken off with a BANG . . . after their spectacular performances at Fair on the Square, October 1st many opportunities have developed. BGC STARZ performed at Huntsville Intermediate School Pep Rally last Friday and stole the show!  And from […]