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Supports Mile of Quarters Campaign at West End!
West End Club member
Charlee, receives a roll of quarters from Allen Burton, owner of Heritage
Fencing. This is slightly over one yard towards our goal of raising 5,280
feet/1760 yards! On behalf our children and families, thank you Mr. Burton and
Heritage Fencing for helping us to reach our goal of one mile!
Allen Burton, owner of Heritage Fencing gives
a roll of quarters to West End Club member Charlee and her friends.
our success, there are children who
need us, but we can't serve them – we've outgrown our
new Boys & Girls Youth Center will help us continue
our mission of creating a positive place for kids. Click on
for more information:
Club Supplies Needed
Our Clubs are gearing up for our upcoming school year and are in
need of items. If you can donate items or funds for these supplies,
- pencils, pens, paint, art supplies
- paper - lined, copy
- books, musical instruments
- board games, balls, outside games
Mile of Quarters Campaign
Going the Extra Mile for Kids!
Do you have some
extra change lying around? An old jar of quarters? Please help the BGCNG by
participating in our "Mile of Quarters" campaign! We're out to
gather one mile of quarters.
1 foot = 13
1 yard = 39
1 mile = 5,280
feet / 1760 yards
We have all the
materials for collecting and wrapping coins. If you or your organization would
like to help us with our effort (or donate cash), please contact:
Beginning Driver Training Scholarship Awarded to BGCNG Member
Gene and Osa Martens, owners of the South Cherokee Driver Improvement Clinic,
presented Andy Thacker a scholarship to attend their Beginner Driver Training
class that took place in early September. Andy
has been a Boys & Girls Club member for over one year and qualified for
this scholarship through criteria established by the BGCNG Board of Directors
and South Cherokee Driver Improvement Clinic. Thank you Gene
and Osa Martens for making this happen for one of our Club members!
South Cherokee Driver Improvement Clinic is located at 1623 East Church
Street, Jasper. Stop by, call
706-692-1632 or visit www.southcherokee.com
for more information about upcoming classes offered for teens and adults.
Thacker and Michele Brackin, Executive Director of the BGCNG
thank Gene and Osa Martens for sponsoring Andy's driver
Royston and Bojangles
more than ever, community partners play a critical role in shaping the lives
of America’s young people. This is where Boys & Girls Clubs are uniquely
positioned to make a significant difference with the support of community
individuals and businesses. Royston and Bojangles believe in our mission and
we are continually grateful for their financial support.
Supports Mile of Quarters Campaign!
Thanks to Renasant
Bank for encouraging patrons to support the BGCNG!
Brackin, Executive Director receives a donation from Angie Jones, Pickens
President of Renasant Bank for the Miles of Quarters Campaign.
are in need of a Volunteer Coordinator to help us organize
programs and volunteers in our 5 clubs. If you are interested in
this volunteer opportunity, please contact Michele Brackin at email@example.com
or call 706.253.2582.
Power Hour Extends
Learning Beyond the School Day
The Boys & Girls
Club Power Hour program helps drive positive outcomes for youth in the area of
academic success by extending learning beyond the school day. It offers a
structured time and place for Club staff and volunteers to help members complete
their homework -- and start each school day better prepared and with a sense of
confidence and competence. In addition, Power Hour offers small-group or
one-on-one tutoring assistance for members identified as needing additional help
with specific subjects or skills. See club members in action!
Futures Start Here - Video
BGCA’s Great Futures Start Here PSA was directed by Ron Howard and
features 21 prominent Club alumni including co-spokespersons Denzel Washington
and Jennifer Lopez. Video soundtrack features Beyonce’s I Was Here, written
by Diane Warren. Click on the video image below to see the :30 clip.