Archives for 2012

2012 Annual Appeal

November 2012 Dear Friend, You have the opportunity to positively influence and impact the youth of our community by supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County.  As 2012 draws to an end you can help us close the gap and enable us to create new opportunities for thousands of young people. Since 1989, […]

Halloween STEM Family Night

I have a lot of fun at the Boys & Girls Clubs and with the STEM programs. But my favorite thing at the club is Family STEM Night.  I love Family STEM Night because I love STEM.  My favorite Family STEM Night was our Halloween STEM night. It took place on Oct. 26. We cooked […]

BGCHarford County Announces Tim Wills As New Executive Director

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Announces Tim Wills As New Executive Director ABERDEEN, MD (NOV 14, 2012) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (BGCHC), a non-profit focused on youth development for Harford County youth, today announces Tim Wills as the new Executive Director.  Wills has been serving in the interim role […]

Not A Spectator Sport

It is hard work.  Inspiring an entire generation to realize their full potential is hard work but it is not a spectator sport.  It takes a whole community collectively working together to inspire hope and opportunity into the spirit of our young people. On a recent visit to one of our Clubs, I encountered an […]

Living Above the Influence

My experience doing the Above The Influence Day activities were fun. I really enjoyed it and was a good influence on me. We all had fun taking pictures and exploring. We learned a lot from the videos and seen how things can affect us. From that day on we took the pledge to be Above […]

A Day with the Baltimore Ravens

  On Sunday, September 23, 2012, I got a chance to attend a Sunday Night Football game featuring the Ravens and Patriots. The stadium was loud and crazy, watching all the fans cheer the Ravens on. There was purple and black everywhere. Then in the third quarter fans got a chance to cheer for me, […]

National “Above the Influence” Day

UWCM and BGCHC Partner for Read Learn Succeed Initiative

57% of 3rd graders in central Maryland can’t read at grade level. Poor readers in 4th grade are four times as likely to drop out of high school, and high school dropouts are more likely to become homeless, have a child while still a teenager or even end up on death row. But you can […]

Thank you from all of us at The Clubs to you!

Dear Friends: A familiar sound returned to our Clubs this week as we resumed our school year program at all four locations.  For Club professionals it is a sound all too common: laughing kids, curious middle school youth and excited high school teens.  All seeking one common thread – A Place to Go, A Place […]

16th Annual Kiss-A-Pig is a Success in it’s New Location at MD State BBQ Bash

Volunteers raise over $38,000 for Harford County Youth! Bel Air, MD – On Friday, August 10, fifteen dedicated volunteers puckered up to kiss a pig onstage at the MD State BBQ Bash to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County.  These 15 volunteers have spent the last 3 months working on their individual fundraising […]