Category: Mary Buren

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 »

January Key Performance Indicators

Thank you to our January Donors! Abraham Bautista Allison Cuevas Alora McNulty Brigette Verdin CyberGrants SPV, LLC Dale W & Dennis V Gomer Donna Gallison Elizabeth Aldana Erica Lopez Fernando Ramos Fischer’s Fine Jewelry Floyd Bland Frank McCoy Givinga Foundation, Inc. Guadalupe Salazar Helen Tomac Jacob Zambrano Jay Hardy Hardy Diagnostics John Joyner Josue Rojo… Read more »

Bikes Donated for Back A Youth Night

On February 24th, Club Members have a chance to win awesome new bikes donated by Main Street Cycles!  As part of the 32nd Annual Back A Youth Night, Club Members and the Adult Mentors who will spend the evening together participating in games, learning activities, eating dinner and having lots of fun, will also have… Read more »

Cookies & Kids Kicks Off in Santa Maria

The newest, in-person mentorship programming to come to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast kicked off in Santa Maria with a Valentines theme.  “Cookies & Kids” is a program that has been two years in the making.  “Club Members spending quality time with adults in our community who care about them is… Read more »

Winter Planting at the Railroad Club

Club Members, with direction from Youth Development Professional, Mary Rosas, have spent the last few weeks planting seeds, tracking their growth, and are now starting to see some new life.  The kids planted beans, potato, and avocado and the bean plants are starting to sprout!  Not only are they learning and experiementing with plants, growing… Read more »

STEAM is in full steam at our Clubs

Up and down the Central Coast, our Clubs are enjoying lots of STEAM activities and projects thanks to the creativity and desire to teach that comes from our Youth Development Professionals.  One of our Clubs practiced building stable structures using only marshmallows and toothpicks.  They will follow this up with some analysis and data exploration. … Read more »