BGCC joins with Comcast for their 2016 Comcast Cares Day

BGCC joins with Comcast for their 2016 Comcast Cares Day

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago recently joined forces with more than 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families and friends as part of Comcast Cares Day, the largest single-day corporate volunteer event in the country

 
Eve Houser Wins State Youth of the Year!

Eve Houser Wins State Youth of the Year!

BGCC's Youth of the Year, Eve Houser, won the Illinois State Youth of the Year Competition in Bloomington! Eve will now advance to the Regional Competition where she will compete against Club members from across the Midwest. Congratulations on your amazing victory, Eve! We are so proud of you! Click the photo to see Eve's incredible speech.

 
Exelon STEM Expo

Exelon STEM Expo

Exelon generously sponsored a STEM Science Expo at the James R. Jordan Club on April 13th. Club members participated in hands-on science learning with Exelon volunteers and ComEducation. The day included an "electrifying" presentation by science wizard "Mr. G" - did you know that Dippin' Dots are made with ice cream and liquid nitrogen! It was a fun afternoon of STEM intrigue that showcased our exceptional Club members and the power of our programs.

 
BGCC Announces New President and CEO

BGCC Announces New President and CEO

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago has appointed a new President and CEO, Mimi LeClair. Mimi joins BGCC after a 24-year career at the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago, where she recently served as Vice President of Advancement. Her passion and enthusiasm for providing resources to youth in Chicago will help further BGCC's impact and outreach across the city. Click here to meet Mimi!

 
 
 
 
 
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