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2014-02-05 23:28:55

A variety of businesses in the Temecula Valley, some of them competitors, joined Black Knight in donating their services to help the local Boys and Girls Club fumigate its building. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Boys and Girls Club of Temecula Valley has been an important part of this Southern California community and served the needs of local kids for generations. Recently, the Club found itself in need of pest control services, so Board Member Tony Berardino contacted Jeff...

2013-10-25 12:20:12

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Doha-based Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington (BGCGW) at the 55(th) annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS). The airline, a patron of the WIHS, provided young members of the Boys and Girls Club with a behind the scenes tour of Barn Night, the show's signature youth event, and a chance to meet the riders. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131025/NY04443...

2012-07-18 06:27:31

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College employees are used to changing lives in the classroom, but on Friday, July 20 they will be changing lives in the communities they serve as part of the Fourth Annual Rasmussen Community Service Day. Approximately 1,500 Rasmussen College employees from the 22 campuses and three central offices will volunteer thousands of hours with nearly two dozen organizations in five states. During the last Community Service Day,...

2012-01-11 09:30:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications is pleased to announce that it will provide a $25,000 technology grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Virginia. A ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration of this news will be held on Wednesday, January 18, at 2:30 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club's Rosemont unit, located at 1505 Competitor Court, in Virginia Beach. The grant underwrites the purchase of equipment and services for the Club's computer lab...

2011-04-25 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia (BGCSEVA) has named Jim Ruel, Cox Communications VA Vice President of Technical Operations, to its Board of Directors. Ruel is a Chesapeake resident. "I'm honored to have the opportunity to serve on such a talented board, and to join the Clubs in helping kids to better themselves and stay on the right track. I believe in the mission of the Boys and Girls Club, and feel fortunate to have this...

2010-07-22 07:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the leading provider of outsourced, face-to-face sales teams, announced that it kicked off its new Cydcor Cares Program with a reading fair that took place at the Boys and Girls Club in Thousand Oaks, California. During the event, Cydcor team members read to children from kindergarten to fourth-grade ages while dressed up as memorable fictional characters. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100722/LA38938) (Photo:...

2008-08-07 06:00:45

By Erin Castaneda, Journal-World, Lawrence, Kan. Aug. 7--As a child, Don "Red Dog" Gardner would have appreciated a Boys and Girls Club to meet friends and get him out of his foster homes for an afternoon. From ages 3 to 8, Gardner lived with several elderly people in Lawrence as part of a foster care program, he said. "Boys and Girls Club would have helped," he said. "It would've been fun." Since he didn't have the opportunity, he now does what he can as a community fitness leader to...

2008-08-04 12:00:31

By Margo Sullivan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 4--DERRY -- Ashley Pereira, 11, of Derry doesn't sugar-coat the facts about those baked potato chips in the Boys and Girls Club vending machine. "The regular ones (potato chips) taste better," she said. But she buys the baked chips, which health experts consider the better choice -- even if it's only because she really doesn't have any choice. The healthy snacks are the only kind sold at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater...

2008-07-30 09:00:42

By Ida Brown, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 30--Browsing on the Internet is as common as talking on the telephone for most young people these days. However, not all have access to a computer. "I use the Internet a lot to do research for school," said Deidre Fears, a recent Meridian High School graduate who will begin studies in neonatal nursing at Meridian Community College this fall. Unfortunately, Fears does not have a computer at home. However, thanks to a recent $25,000 donation to...

2008-07-28 12:01:07

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 28, 2008) - Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and WestJet (TSX:WJA) today announced that children from the Boys and Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria will participate in their Passport to Success program on July 28, 2008. Passport to Success offers young boys and girls from across Canada an inside look at how an airport works. The program helps them understand how the subjects they learn in school can lead to exciting career opportunities. Victoria...