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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 […]
Marena Sever, State Youth of the Year heads to Regional competition in southern California
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (July 9, 2018) – Marena Sever, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Hilton Family Teen Center member will be representing BGCS and the state of Arizona at the Regional Youth of the Year competition this week in southern California. Marena has been a Thunderbirds Branch member for 10 years. “It was at […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale names Robyn Julien as President & CEO
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) selected Robyn Julien, third-generation Arizona native and known local non-profit leader, to fill the position of President & CEO. Julien comes from the Arizona Burn Foundation where she served as their CEO. “It was top-of-mind for the organization to find someone who was locally-invested and respected,” said […]
Ribbon Cut for New Guenther/Curran Family Gymnasium and Hilton Family Teen Center
On Monday, June 4, members and families of the Thunderbirds Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) gathered with community leaders and supporters to celebrate the opening of the new Guenther/Curran Family Gymnasium and the Hilton Family Teen Center. Marianne and Glenn Guenther, who funded the Guenther/Curran Family Gymnasium, and Steve and […]
Executive Council Charities commits 1.25M to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, Teen Center at Barker Branch named in their honor
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (May 11, 2018) – Executive Council Charities committed $1,250,000 over 10 years, their largest contribution to date, to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. To celebrate the commitment to the Club’s youth, BGCS announced the newly-named Executive Council Charities Teen Center at the Hartley & Ruth Barker Branch located on Miller Road […]
Local female leaders make lasting connections with 100 Boys & Girls Clubs girls at inaugural event
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (May 8, 2018) – Riley and Yaya were among the 100 Club girls paired with a local female leader for a night of fun, inspiration and mentorship as part of a Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale inaugural event called Girls Night Out. For these two Club kids it turned out to […]
Confidence. Mentorship. Real Relationships Not Made In Front of A Screen
Our kids are growing up attached to a digital screen. Statistics tell us that youth ages 5 – 16 spend on average 6.5 hours on or in front of screens each day. In a world with countless media outlets available to our kids, one thing still has not changed. There is still no comparison to […]
Wells Fargo gives $100,000 to Arizona Boys & Girls Clubs to help with operations during teacher walkout
Wells Fargo presented the Arizona Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs a check for $100,000 last Friday to help support Clubs around the state during the teacher walkout. “We are making good on our promise to the families and youth we serve: When school is out, we are in,” said Dr. Lisa Hurst, President & […]
Organizational Statement RE: Continued Teacher’s Strike
Dear BGCS Families, Supporters & Friends, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale is aware that the Arizona Teachers Strike could continue into next Monday, April 30 and beyond. BGCS will continue to provide full-day services for our families during this time. All Branches across our organization will continue to remain OPEN from 7:00 a.m. […]
Organizational Statement RE: Arizona Teacher’s Strike
Dear BGCS Families, Supporters & Friends, We are aware of the potential Arizona Teachers Strike and the impact it might have on our families.  In an effort to uphold our mission to serve and assist our families, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale will OPEN our doors during an Arizona Teachers Strike. Each of […]
Dr. Lisa Hurst selected to join Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s regional leadership team
Dr. Lisa Hurst, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BCGS) has been named Vice President, Organizational Development Southeast Field Operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Hurst has served as President & CEO of BGCS since October 2015. “Lisa brought something very special and irreplaceable to Boys & Girls […]