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2014-08-22 16:20:50

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden teen awarded a $20,000 college scholarship ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) named Natalia Lynch the 2014 Military Youth of the Year in a reception held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Va. A member of Wiesbaden Youth Center in Wiesbaden, Germany, Natalia will receive a $20,000 scholarship and serve as BGCA's official youth advocate for military teens...

2014-08-22 12:25:16

ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America announced today that the Triple Play Mobile Tour reached its goal of "One Million Minutes in Motion," thanks to the participation of thousands of Club kids over the last six weeks. The Triple Play Mobile Tour kicked off in Los Angeles on July 7 and traveled around the country to more than 20 cities and 30 Boys & Girls Clubs, inspiring kids to stay active each day during out-of-school time. With...

2014-08-01 16:22:36

Historic Great Futures Campaign launch declares: "When school's out, Clubs are in." ATLANTA, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) launched Great Futures: the Campaign for America's Kids by taking over Times Square, the Web and communities nationwide with a powerful message - "When school's out, Clubs are in." The day's activities celebrated the Campaign, the largest in BGCA's 100-year-plus history, which calls attention to the...

2014-07-15 08:25:50

Teens to be Celebrated for Arts Excellence at Recognition Trip in Los Angeles ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is pleased to announce the top youth artists of the Digital Arts Festivals and ImageMakers National Photography Contest, two member competitions from BGCA's arts initiative. This week, the national winners - 18 Boys & Girls Club teens (ages 13 to 18) - will be named during a weeklong, once-in-a-lifetime recognition trip to...

2014-07-01 23:02:56

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Provides $100,000 Grant to ChopChopKids to Develop and Run Series of 8 Healthy Cooking Classes at Select Boys & Girls Club Locations Starting July 7th Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 This summer, Boys & Girls Clubs’ members in Worcester and Boston will be the first groups to learn first-hand about healthy cooking and eating from two thought-leaders in the culinary world -- Sally Sampson, founder of ChopChopKids and renowned cookbook...

2014-06-04 23:01:39

Boys & Girls Club, First Tee of Greater AC receive $9,000 through Horizon BCBSNJ's chairitable efforts at ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Pedometer Challenge, held this past weekend during the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, raised another $4,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City and its First Tee of Greater Atlantic City program. LPGA player and Golf Channel commentator...

2014-06-04 08:40:31

"Cyber Safe Futures" with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Sprint Educates Parents on Key Cyber Safety Topics ATLANTA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids are growing up in a digital age and keeping up with the latest trends and technology is a part of everyday life. Parents, on the other hand, are oftentimes less savvy than their kids when it comes to cyber behavior. In light of Internet Safety Month in June, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Sprint (NYSE:S) are...

2014-06-02 12:25:31

Exclusive summer networking series leads in changing the fundraising landscape by exposing influencers to emerging artists for benefit of Harlem youth NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, REVOLT TV announced a new community initiative, HELLO Harlem, designed to raise interest, awareness and support for the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem (BGCH). Defined as an effort to Help Expand Life's Limitless Opportunities, the campaign will draw upon influential relationships with...

2014-02-13 16:31:15

ROCKFORD, Ill., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, launched its newest After School Advantage learning lab at the Boys & Girls Club, Blackhawk Unit in Rockford. This marks the ninth lab of its kind in Illinois providing at-risk youth with meaningful and productive after-school experiences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/CG31035LOGO) The Blackhawk Unit is located within the...

2014-01-09 12:23:10

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In continuance of the partnership between The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) and Choice! Energy Services (CES), the companies have taken the next step and pledged their support to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. From June 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014, TCPN and CES collectively will donate $5 for every Texas resident that registers with an energy company via www.PowerForKids.org. This website not only allows customers in Texas to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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