Entries by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale

Cox Awards $20,675 to upgrade technology space at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s Fountain Hills Branch

A refurbished and upgraded technology innovation lab funded by a $20,675 award from Cox Communications, Inc., was unveiled at the Mary Ellen & Robert McKee Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale on Friday, Aug. 9. The Cox Innovation Lab features new furniture, a fresh coat of paint, and technology upgrades including 10 […]

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Invests $120,000 In Boys & Girls Club Scholarship Recipients By Funding A New Staff Position To Support Students Across Phoenix And Scottsdale Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP) has been awarded a $120,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to establish a full-time College Access and Success Manager. The new position will benefit both Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) by managing the […]

Red Mountain Branch Teen Development Specialist honored with Innovation Award

Angela DiCicco, Teen Development Specialist at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s (BGCS) Red Mountain Branch, was presented with the prestigious Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 2019 Money Matters Innovation Award. Council Members Michael Dallas and Tom Largo were on hand to recognize DiCicco at the BGCS all-staff meeting held at the Lehi […]

Youth display art at Innovative Dreammakers EXPO

Youth and teen members from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) displayed their visual, digital, and performing art at the 2nd Annual Innovative Dreammakers EXPO as part of National Fine Arts Exhibit programming on Wednesday, April 3 at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. Fine art and photography pieces were showcased at the […]

Tisha B. Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale 2019 Youth of the Year at Celebrate Youth at Blue Door Ball Gala

Tisha B., 17-year-old member of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s Sal Cosenza Teen Center at the Virginia G. Piper Branch was named the organization’s 2019 Youth of the Year. The announcement was made Friday night at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s annual signature fundraiser, Celebrate Youth at Blue Door Ball […]

Thunderbirds Charities awards $50,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale for Innovative Dream-Maker programming

Thunderbirds Charities awarded $50,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) to help fund and grow the youth development organization’s Innovative Dream-Maker initiative for arts and innovation programming. Fine arts, performing arts, graphic design, drama, music, photography and entrepreneurism are all focuses of the Club’s Innovative Dream-Maker programming. “We’re thrilled to help Boys […]

First local Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournament to be held at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Vestar Branch

Bravous eSports is hosting the first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament in the Valley on Saturday, December 8 at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Vestar Branch in north Phoenix.  Nintendo’s much-anticipated Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be released Friday, December 7. Event registration is free of charge. “Being able to say that the first tournament of […]

Dedication of Ellie & Michael Ziegler Teen Center held for local philanthropists’ million-dollar gift to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) formally dedicated the newly refreshed Ellie and Michael Ziegler Teen Center at its Vestar Branch in Desert Ridge on Monday, October 22, 2018. The renovations included new paint, flooring, a wall mural, new furniture, technology and safety updates, and the addition of a half gym to the […]

Power Hour homework help program at Boys & Girls Club makes all the difference in Lehi Branch member’s academic gains

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (October 9, 2018) – Ava, age 10, used to struggle with math in school. But after school, Ava attends the Lehi Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS), located in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, where she takes advantage of the Club’s Power Hour homework help program. Because of […]