Category: Mary Buren

Member Monday–Carlos

Meet Carlos, one of the members of our Teen Club.  He’s a 9th grader and is 14 years old.  The staff says Carlos is very kind and always willing to help and share with others.  He loves playing soccer.  With the new outdoor space at the Railroad Club, he can really start enjoying more soccer… Read more »

Theater Comes to Guadalupe Club

Fun things happening at our Spring Break Program at Mary Buren! Thanks to Children’s  Creative Project and The Guadalupe Union School District our members were able to watch a performace put on by BOXTALES Theatre Company. Our members were able to see a story from Mexico, a story from Puerto Rico and hear a song… Read more »

Balloon Rocket Science for Kids !

Kids at the Boys and Girls Club always get excited when they know that we are doing a science experiment. The club members see it as Magic but much better because they are learning and its fun. Children are naturally curious about the world around them. They want to learn and have many questions about… Read more »

Neil Hebert of KSBY Will Emcee 40th Annual Auction & Gala

Neil Hebert of KSBY News Daybreak has generously agreed to emcee our 40th Annual Auction and Gala–An Evening in the Tropics on April 9th. Neil is dedicated to telling the stories of those making an impact on the Central Coast community and the support of KSBY in promoting our programs and services to local families… Read more »

Feeling the Love from Raising Canes

Special thanks to the new Raising Cane’s Restaurant in Santa Maria and their staff for their support for our Clubs!  We received $1000 as part of the grand opening celebration of their new store in Santa Maria. Thanks especially to Tim Foreman (Restaurant Leader… pictured), Oscar Rembao (Area Leader of Marketing), for their decision to… Read more »

Members Get Creative with Repurposed Goods

Members at Evans Park were able to create new unique pieces thanks to donations from a community member. Plates, cups, and a variety of pearl beads were used as tools to create artistic pieces for family members or friends. Our member Emma created a special piece for her mom that reads “I Love You” with… Read more »

BGCMCC Expanding into San Luis Obispo

As most working parents know, afterschool childcare is not as easy to access for many families as they would like.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast has been at the forefront of providing high-quality, affordable afterschool programming since 1966 and is now poised to expand their services into San Luis Obispo.  Thanks… Read more »

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Ian Ramos

Ian is our Assistant Club Director at Ontiveros Elementary and he had been with our organization for 3 years. He did an outstanding job covering while the Club Director was on vacation. Being able to lead while the Club Director was out is a valuable asset for his Club. His initiative and leadership are some… Read more »

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Elisia Estrada

Elisia has been with our organization for a little over a year.  During our Winter Program Elisia worked double shifts in order to provide a great service to the members in Guadalupe.  Currently she is having a blast running Money Matters and teaching our members the importance of having good credit!  Thank You Elisia for… Read more »

Winter Basketball League Ends a Great Season

After a one year hiatus, due to Covid-19 safety precautions, Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast held its much loved annual youth basketball league with exceptional participation among local kids. With registration starting in September and practices and games beginning in October, the annual league provided months of exercise, sportsmanship, skills development and… Read more »