Month: June 2022

Community Partners do Whatever It Takes to Make Our Clubs Stronger

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast are grateful to our San Luis Opispo County Community Partners. Gina Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce supported the grand opening of the Tom Maas Clubhouse in June with a Chamber ribbon cutting as part of the opening ceremonies. Pictured here with Gina… Read more »

Outdoor Amphitheater Made Possible By Generous Donations

The Railroad Clubhouse in Santa Maria has been getting a beautiful facelift of its outdoor spaces.  In addition to a grassy play area and new high-tech outdoor sports courts, we are particularly proud of the Famco Outdoor Amphitheater we celebrated with a ribbon cutting in early June.  Thanks to the generosity of Famco Development and,… Read more »

May 2022 Key Performance Indicators

Thank you to our May Donors! Allison Cuevas Anita Shower Brigette Verdin Cesar Munoz City of Santa Maria Community Action Partnership Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County Dale W & Dennis V Gomer Daniel Rushing Dr. & Mrs. Tony and Ellen Pitrowski Dr. Joseph Batdorf Dutch Bros Foundation Fernando Ramos Fischer’s Fine Jewelry Gary… Read more »

Summer Heat Leads to Pool Days

The summer heat is upon the Club Members in the Paso Robles area.  Staff had the opportunity to take the members to the pool thanks to the Paso Robles Municipal Pool and their amazing staff of lifeguards. Our Members were so excited to walk to the pool and enjoyed being able to swim. We were… Read more »

Dodgeball Provides Fun Outdoor Time

Our Members had a great time playing dodgeball outside in the new basketball court area at the Tom Maas Clubhouse. They are so amazed at the new space and are enjoying all the fun activities. We have been serving over 100 members daily and having a new facility has helped tremendously our ability to serve… Read more »

Reading in the Learning Center

The Learning Center at the Tom Maas Clubhouse has been a great spot for our Members to enjoy some time for reading. The Members have rotations in the morning where they rotate between activities such as math, reading, art, and an outside sport. The Members are loving the time they get to read in the… Read more »

New Art Room Brings Smiles to Members Faces

Our Members were so excited to start using the new art room at the Tom Maas Clubhouse. They worked on these masterpieces using paint, cotton swabs, paper, and yarn. The Members had a blast and are excited to see where their creativity can go next.

YDP of the Month–Monica Alviso

Monica has been with the Club since August of 2017. She is our Club Director at Fairlawn. She started are off as a YDP,  then worked her way up to Asst. Club Director and then Club Director. She has done an amazing job during 21-22 School Year working with the Fairlawn members. The Fairlawn community… Read more »

YDP of the Month–Erica Lopez

Erica has been working in Guadalupe for 6 years.  Erica is a team player and overall a great person to have on your team.   She is caring and pays attention to detail.  This past month Erica put on a Fine Arts Gala/art show on very short notice.  Our Members were able to show off… Read more »

YDP of the Month–Veronica Ayon

Veronica (Miss V) is our wonderful floater in the SLO region. Over the last half year, she has been instrumental in our opening and operating at the Creston Club. Veronica is a true team player and will help out wherever needed. She embodies our core values and her passion shows when she is working with… Read more »

Celebrating our Staff During Boys & Girls Clubs Week

On day three of National Boys & Girls Clubs Week, we know that our Members walk the road to their great futures with a devoted Youth Development Professional (YDP) by their side.  The training and commitment staff make to the positive futures for the children they work with is the reason that our programs and… Read more »

Programs Highlight–Boys & Girls Club Week 2022

Boys & Girls Club Week is our time to celebrate all that is great about being a Club Member.  Summer is one of the best times of the year at the Boys & Girls Club and there’s nothing like swimming lessons to showcase everything that’s great about the programs we offer!  Club Members in Guadalupe… Read more »

81st Annual National Boys & Girls Club Week Kicks off Today!

Celebrated since 1941, National Boys & Girls Club Week recognizes the invaluable service Clubs bring to communities, sharing how great futures start at Boys & Girls Clubs. National Boys & Girls Club Week promotes the fact that while Clubs operate on a local community level, they are also part of a growing national Movement, and… Read more »

23rd Annual Ag For Youth Golf Tournament Scheduled for July 25th

Our 23rd Annual Ag for Youth Golf Tournament is a day of fun and camaraderie on the greens of the Santa Maria Country Club. We raise awareness and funds to provide our summer programs to the youth we serve throughout the Central Coast. Highlights of the day include golf, raffles, great food, and many surprises…. Read more »

Flag Football Finishes Inaugural Season

This was our inaugural season of our 7on7 flag football season that took place in Guadalupe.  We had two divisions of co-ed teams ranging from 8-13 years of age, from Santa Maria, Guadalupe and Orcutt and 90 participants total in the league.  Teams played an 8 game season followed by playoffs.  In the 8-10 year… Read more »

Boba Making Craze Comes to the Clubs!

Teens at the Teen Center in the Railroad Clubhouse got treated to Boba-making thanks to Vice President of Club Success, Anna Libbon, who showed them the tricks to make delicious homemade boba!  Teens helped at every step and were rewarded with custom boba to suit their tastes.  They could add matcha, fresh fruit or any… Read more »

Teens Are Training to Become Peers for Prevention

Members of The Club–the teen center within the Railroad Clubhouse in Santa Maria–are benefitting from a partnership with CAPSLO.  On Fridays, teens participating in our Summer programming spend time with Emma, a trained educator, who leads a discussion on what is, and what is not a healthy relationship. Through group discussion and written work teens… Read more »

The Tom Maas Clubhouse is Open for Business!

June 15th will always be a special day in the history books of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast.  It was a day of celebration as many years of planning, fundraising, community engagement and building–during a global pandemic–resulted in the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the long-awaited and much-needed Tom Maas… Read more »

Women’s Group Throws a “Shower” for the Tom Maas Club

Sue Runkle–BGCMCC board member and lead team member on the committee to build the new Tom Maas Clubhouse–is a member of a Ladies Bible Study that really demonstrated the importance of giving!  This group has followed Sue on her journey to build this important Club for local youth and enjoyed hearing about the progress.  When… Read more »

It’s Member Monday–Meet Anthony!

End of the Shandon School Year Party!

The Shandon Club started the month of June with a bang! As the end of the school year approaches, the Spring programs such as, SMART Girls and ALL STARS Soccer has also come to an end. The Club staff celebrated by handing out certificates and raffling off two baskets full of goodies. Face painting was… Read more »

Flamson Members Participate in Cookies with Kids

Members along with community members shared an activity that supports our Healthy Lifestyles programming involving a mystery box with various fruits, and vegetables. Those with a magic touch and great feel have to guess what they are holding. In the end cookies for everyone! Cookies & Kids came back to Flamson! This second installment  featured… Read more »