Shaun White “Great Futures Start Here”

Clubs across the world know that great futures start within their walls. Boys & Girls Clubs have been molding and influencing youth since 1860. Read about some of these well-known alumni who were influenced by their hometown Boys & Girls Club. As a kid growing up in California, Shaun White knew he could always count […]

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Sara Delano Roosevelt “Great Futures Start Here”

Clubs across the world know that great futures start within their walls. Boys & Girls Clubs have been molding and influencing youth since 1860. Read about some of these well-known alumni who were influenced by their hometown Boys & Girls Club. A former Club member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Westchester, N.Y, […]

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Denzel Washington “Great Futures Start Here”

Clubs across the world know that great futures start within their walls. Boys & Girls Clubs have been molding and influencing youth since 1860. Read about some of these well-known alumni who were influenced by their hometown Boys & Girls Club. Growing up in Mount Vernon, N.Y., Denzel Washington had parents who were both busy […]

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Great Futures Start Here

BGCA’s Great Futures Start Here PSA was directed by Ron Howard and features 21 notable Boys & Girls Club alumni including national co-spokespersons Denzel Washington and Jennifer Lopez, along with Ashanti, General Wesley Clark, Misty Copeland, John Paul DeJoria, Cuba Gooding Jr., Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mario Lopez, Ne-Yo, Edward James […]

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Great Futures and Great Pizza Start Here

Boys & Girls Club Members are making the pies!    Continuing their summer-long festival of international foods, Fredericksburg’s First Friday Food Ministry is focusing on pizza tomorrow! It may have started in Italy, but it seems like every country produces its own version that reflects local ingredients and tastes.   Pizza makers are members of Fredericksburg’s Boys & […]

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Boys & Girls Club “Shootin’ Fore the Stars” Golf Tournament

Ladies- Need an excuse to get to Fredericksburg for some pre-tourney warmup shopping!? Well we’ve got the perfect excuse and something for your menfolk to do too! Join us at the world class Boot Ranch Golf Club for an incredible day of golf, food and friends! Monday April 16, 2012 “A great way to relax, […]

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Guest Post from Laura… “The Drop Off”

The first minute of any of my daughter’s new activities – whether a pre-kinder program or another youth program – typically goes rather well. It’s the following minutes and seconds when everything falls apart… The days prior to launch are full of anticipation. Excitement. Eagerness. Curiosity. Five minutes into the first day is full of […]

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Everyone Loves A Parade

Today is the umpteenth hundred Gillespie County Fair Parade! School is out, businesses close during the parade, and, of course, the Shopping Tournament had a float! Well, why not?!? Everyone else is in the parade; it’s two weeks before the Shopping Tournament; and it’s perfect advertising to our local community for the Boys & Girls […]

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Out of the Mouth of Babes

School AND the Shopping Tournament are just around the corner! Where has this summer gone?!? I’m sure the Boys & Girls summer staff is looking forward to a mini-break between the end of the summer program (this week) and the beginning of the fall program. Imagine 100+ kids for 12 hours a day! That’s two […]

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