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MISTI POTTER NAMED CEO OF BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF THE AUSTIN AREA

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA) named Misti Potter as their new CEO. Potter assumed her new role Thursday, March 16, on the heels of Mark Kiester’s retirement following 12 years in the position. With 20 years … Continue reading

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2017 Youth of the Year Winners

On Wednesday, December 1st, six high school and seven middle school Club members competed for the titles of 2017 Youth of the Year and Junior Youth of the Year.  This annual competition awards more than $10,000 in college scholarships to … Continue reading

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Special Announcement: New Bus for the East Club

Special Announcement! Thanks to more than 240 individual and business supporters pulling together just over $80,000 – our brand new bus arrived at the East Club this week! Our old 44-passenger bus that was destroyed in a fire on December … Continue reading

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Letter from a Grandparent

The letter below is from the grandparent of three Club members at our East Club. This is one example out of thousands that shows why Boys & Girls Clubs is the most vital investment in our community. Click here to … Continue reading

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Building the Path to Great Futures

We are proud to announce that we are the proud new owners of land in Northeast Austin for our future Legacy Club! After almost a year long process of site selection, and petitioning the City of Austin’s Planning and Zoning board for … Continue reading

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Chalmers Court Club Robot Challenge

Having trouble with your Rubik’s cube? Call our Chalmers Courts Club Robotics Team and they can put their robot to work!

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Congratulations, Terrell Gates – The BIG Giver!

Each year I Live Here I Give Here selects one BIG Giver, who has given their time, talent, expertise, and funds to one of our partner organizations. A BIG Giver is an advocate for their chosen organization who has created … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Melanie!

Monday night, nearly 900 guests gathered in Dallas Texas for the Southwest Youth of the Year Celebration. Congratulations to our very own BGCAA Club member Melanie (Mah-Lah-Nee) W. who was named the 2016-2017 Southwest Youth of the Year! So far, … Continue reading

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First Annual Performing Arts Presentation – March 23

Join us on March 23rd at 7:00 p.m. to watch our talented youth dance, sing, play, and act their way across the Salvage Vanguard Theater stage in the first annual Performing Arts Presentation. The presentation is a culmination of the … Continue reading

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Melanie Webster Talks Boys & Girls Clubs with Studio 512

Click here to see Melanie Webster, 2016 Youth of the Year of Austin and of North Texas, talk with KXAN’s Studio 512’s Amanda Tatom, about what the Boys & Girls Clubs has meant to her. Read more at BGC Austin Youth of … Continue reading

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