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2014-07-12 23:01:47

Kawartha Lakes fitness boot camp donates $2000 to Boys & Girls’ club as a result of 21-day fat loss challenge. Lindsay, ON Canada (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Sean Francis, owner of the Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp, is known for throwing out special challenges to his clients. He’s also known for his support of local non-profits like the Boys and Girls Club. He recently found a way to combine the two and is excited to announce that his fitness boot camp has raised $2,000 for the Boys...

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...

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...


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