Month: August 2021

Join Us at the 18th Annual Elks Parade Festival

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mid Central Coast will have a featured spot at the Elks Parade Festival on Saturday, September 4th in Santa Maria.  Everybody’s favorite parade–the 78th Annual Elks Rodeo Parade–will follow it’s historic route along Broadway in Santa Maria starting at Mill Street and marching south to Enos Boulevard.  Our… Read more »

UPS Supports Kids With Workplace Giving

Members of the Resource Development Team had the great opportunity to share our thanks–in person–with UPS staff at the Santa Maria distribution hub.  Through their workplace giving program, many UPS employees are very generous to the Boys & Girls Club.  During their “Wellness Wednesday” morning huddle, they were thanked by our staff, told about the… Read more »

Tickets are on Sale for the Winemaker Dinner on Sept 11

    Saturday, Sept 11, 2021, 5:30 pm  NEW LOCATION Paso Robles Event Center- 2198 Riverside Ave, Paso Robles, CA 93446 For over 55 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast have been removing financial barriers to high-quality after-school and summer programs. Our Clubs are dedicated to helping all youth reach their full… Read more »

Club Kids Art Makes a Splash in Santa Maria

The brand new Honda of Santa Maria looks even more impressive now that two murals of artwork created by Club kids have been added to the facade.  When you are driving along Bradley Road you’ll see a vivid tropical bird as well as a gorgeous sea turtle adorning the backof the building and you can… Read more »

Programs Team Has Big Plans This Fall

The heartbeat of the Boys & Girls Club—our education professionals who plan and implement all of the high quality programming and activities that help Club Members stay engaged, reach goals, and make healthy choices—have been working for weeks to design programs that really ensure that “Great Futures Start Here!”  Anna Libbon, Director of Programs and… Read more »

Featured Clubs–McKenzie and Mary Buren in Guadalupe

For the month of July, our members at Mary Buren & McKenzie took over the Santa Barbara Zoo, La Purisima Mission, Central Coast Aquarium, and Rancho Bowl in Santa Maria.  In July, we took both Mary Buren and McKenzie students to the Santa Barbara Zoo. By far it was the highest Friday of attendance. Our… Read more »

Back to School Time is Here!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast has seen a whirlwind of activity as our Club members get ready for in-person school once again!  Thanks to some of our generous and thoughtful supporters, many of our kids benefitted from a great shopping trip for school clothes, as well as a bounty of school supplies.  … Read more »

Ag for Youth Golf Tournament Raises over $130,000

On Monday, July 26, one hundred forty golfers braved the rain to compete in the Boys & Girls of Mid Central Coast Ag for Youth Golf Tournament at the Santa Maria Country Club.   Here is a list of the winners:   Maxco Pebble Beach Raffle: Ticket 166 Jim Peterson, Rob Stowasser, Dwight Beckdtrand, and… Read more »

July 2021 Donors

Thank you to all of our Donors for your generosity! Dennis Allen Ronald Asanen Dean Barbis Ray Beadle Windsor Bean Dwight Beckstrand Craig Bernard Dennis Bougher Michael Boyer Bovino Vineyards Sandra Brown Rob & Sandra Buchanan Ron & Mary Burk Frank Burrola California Giant, Inc. Cascade International Foods, Inc. Central Coast Community Energy Cleugh Coast… Read more »

YDP of the Month – Andrea Alonzo

Andrea Alonzo has been with the Boys & Girls Club for one year and is at our Railroad Club. During the school year, she had the difficult task of working with our youngest members. Andrea did a great job getting to know their school schedules and getting onto Zoom. She has done a great job… Read more »

YDP for July–Mary Bolton

Mary Bolton has been with the Boys & Girls Club for three years now. She is  our Club Director for our newest site, Bill LibbonElementary. She did a great job during the school year and our Summer Brain Gain Camp. She is currently helping at Railroad in the afternoons as Co-Club Director for the PM… Read more »

YDP for July – Matt Garcia

Matt Garcia has been working at the Mary Buren Club site since Oct. of 2020. He was part of opening up City Hall during Virtual Learning in order for us to serve more members who needed a safe, positive place to do their virtual learning. Matt is our only male figure at Mary Buren and… Read more »

Board Members Honored As “Roblans” of the Month

The Paso Robles Chamber hosted a lovely event on 8/11/21 at Cal Coast Brewing in Paso Robles, where they honored Gene & Sue Runkle as Roblans of the Month. Gene Runkle serves as our Board Treasurer.  Gene & Sue talked about the Club, the Tom Maas Clubhouse, and the local kids that benefit from Club… Read more »