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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 […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale names eight Youth of the Year finalists at annual celebration
Eight BGCS 2018-19 BGCS Youth of the Year finalists, pictured from left to right: (back row) Tisha B., Caleb J., Michael B. and Jake M., (front row) Elyssa V., Alexandra G., Jessica V. and Tara M. On Wednesday evening, the eight teen finalists who will compete to be named 2019 Boys & Girls Clubs 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 […]
Nintendo and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale host free STEM workshops using Nintendo Labo program
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (August 31, 2018) – Nintendo and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) have teamed up to offer free STEM Nintendo Labo programming. Workshops will be held at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale branches throughout September and early October. Any child age 9 – 12 is welcomed to register. Kids […]
Proposed Federal Tax Regulations Changes
The IRS, on Thursday, August 23, issued proposed regulations that will disallow federal charitable tax deductions for certain state tax credit donations received after this Monday, August 27, 2018. If you itemize your federal taxes this may impact the deductibility of your tax credit support for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale through the […]
Single mom caring for six kids thankful for Ellie & Michael Ziegler’s generosity as her family prepares for the new school year
Ziegler’s Prep Rally Back to School shopping days help 400+ Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale kids get ready for school SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (July 24, 2018) – On the first day of four back to school shopping days sponsored by community leaders Ellie & Michael Ziegler, 220 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale […]
GoDaddy presents sixth annual Live & Local event scheduled for Nov. 11, proceeds benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Event passes are now on sale for the sixth annual Live & Local evening festival celebrating Arizona food, music, beer and spirits. Live & Local is presented by GoDaddy and will take place on Sunday, November 11 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Live & Local will take over The District at Desert Ridge Marketplace […]
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