Category: Laguna

Celebrating Denzel Washington and The Presidential Medal of Freedom

What a way to close National Boys & Girls Clubs Week but with the news that Denzel Washington has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom!  Denzel has been the national spoksperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of America since 1992. Denzel knows firsthand the life-changing difference the Club can make in a kid’s life…. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »