Archives for 2014

A Year Later: Remembering Susie Mabe

Susie Mabe One of the world’s most beautiful and precious gems, a diamond is formed from humble carbon that—over time—is transformed by its surrounding. Then with skill and vision and patience, craftsmen create the brilliant coveted stones. Like a diamond in the rough, Susie Mabe came from humble beginnings to leave a legacy not measured […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Offers $40,000 in Year End Tax Credits for Donors

There is a limited time left to take advantage of DHCD Tax Credits available with qualifying donations Harford County, MD – As the holidays draw near, it’s easy to forget that December is the last opportunity for individuals and businesses to make an annual contribution to their charity of choice that will be deductible come […]

BGCHC Announced as Harford Award Winner!

  Chosen as the 2014 Harford Award winner in the highly competitive category of Non-Profit, Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County provide a safe place and opportunities to about 4,000 young people in Harford County. Our services not only help local boys and girls, but we help to provide future leaders to our community […]

STEM Education: Alive and Well at Harford’s Boys & Girls Clubs

See the 2-page spread highlighting STEM programs here in our Clubs in the latest edition of The CSSC ASSET from the Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor office.–Issue-9–Fall-2014/index.html#20

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Appoints Chief Deputy Edward Hopkins as New Director to Board

(August 2014—Harford County)   Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Hopkins as a new member to its board of directors. “As the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County approaches its 25th anniversary next year, we are very excited about the momentum and energy our new […]

Youth Outreach Fuels New Thoughts on Securing Social Identity

By Laura Bruck in Community Events / EZShield August 15, 2014 With the pervasive presence and engaging nature of social media, it wouldn’t come as a surprise if your organization has implemented social media as part of its strategy. There are endless capabilities to connect, but so are the privacy concerns. The risks are especially high among those most […]

Kiss-A-Pig Contest Raises Over $35,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County

August 2014, Harford County, MD Club members and staff of Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County are squealing with delight at the success of this year’s annual Kiss-A-Pig contest and fundraiser. Held in conjunction with the MD State BBQ Bash held in Bel Air on Friday, August 8, 2014, the Kiss-A-Pig event raised over […]

Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Tim Wills on Comcast Newsmakers

  Yolanda Vazquez takes a few minutes on NBC’s Comcast Newsmakers to interview our very own Executive Director, Tim Wills.  Tim has the opportunity to discuss the founding of our first club in Aberdeen and our 24 year history in Harford County.  Here at Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County, we have a very […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Receives $10,000 Workforce Development Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County Receives $10,000 Workforce Development Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation The grant will support the expansion of the nonprofit’s CareerLaunch Teen Program. BALTIMORE, MD – July 7, 2014 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County announced today that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from […]


  June 21, 2014 The Army sponsored a Sea Perch competition out on APG, Saturday, June 21. Over 25 teams competed. Teams made underwater robots that maneuvered through an obstacle course and picked up ‘treasure boxes’ off the bottom of the pool. Many thanks to the Army for supporting BGCHC’s STEM program with resources and […]