Boys and Girls Clubs of America

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Boys and Girls Clubs of America,

federation of more than 1,006 organizations established (1906) in Boston as the Federated Boys' Clubs to help young people, especially those who are disadvantaged. Later called Boys' Clubs of America, it acquired its present name in 1990. Its headquarters are in Atlanta, Ga. Most clubs consist of a neighborhood building dedicated to children and young people and staffed by professionals and volunteers. The centers are open after school and on weekends to provide a safe place for leisure-time activites such as sports and computer classes.
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The Boys and Girls Clubs do so much for kids in our communities, from after-school care, sports and fitness to career development and arts activities," said Andy Swingley, Vice President of Operations for Max & Erma's.
The event was one of nearly 100 activities aimed at bringing children and parents together throughout California and in nearly 2,000 events nationwide sponsored by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
The Union League Boys and Girls Clubs (ULBGC) Camp is a nonprofit agency camp.
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA "The organization does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and/or age.
Providing these grants to update the physical locations of the Boys and Girls Clubs will help promote the academic enrichment and citizenship goals that are at the center of the Boys and Girls Clubs' mission," said Marshall Croom, chairman of the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation.
At Toyota Financial Services, we've partnered with the Boys and Girls Clubs on a local and national level for many years and we've seen the great impact they have in their communities," said Mike Reid, national remarketing manager at TFS.
It's a summer Monday morning--a school bus leaves one of the Union League Boys and Girls Clubs (ULBGC) carrying eighteen boys and twenty girls from the Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago.
The 141-year-old Boys and Girls Clubs of America has 2,850 clubs and serves some 3.
was the proud recipient of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lee County Helping Hand Award at the Board of Directors 2006 Annual Dinner and Installation Banquet on Tuesday, January 24, 2006.
Paul will merge on October 1st, to become the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities.
At least that's what happened at the annual Boys and Girls Clubs of America gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where guests of honor included Shaquille O'Neal, the 7-foot-1 Lakers basketball star, who barely cleared the hotel's crystal chandeliers; movie giant Kirk Douglas; and Rockwell International CEO Don Davis Jr.
A portion of the proceeds from sales of "Daniel Sparrow: A Holiday Story" the book will go to The Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
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