Category: McKenzie

August 2021 Donors

Thank you to all of our Donors for your generosity! Brigette VerdinElizabeth AldanaAbraham BautistaAbraham BautistaErica LopezErica MezaJacob ZambranoMayra BautistaMr. Carlos CortezMichael PatinoMiss Daisy PerezFernando RamosGuadalupe SalazarMiguel Torrez-FraustoLiset Vazquez-RiveraLidia AvilaAlexis CastilloUnited Way California Capital RegionTarget CorporationMary BoltonViolet CavenderAllison CuevasMr. Ernie CuevasMelissa GodinezAlora McNultyJosue RojoTarget CorporationNetwork for GoodMr. & Mrs. Bill LibbonMiss Signe ZollerKelsie PradoKathryn ScottMs. Brandi… Read more »

YDP of the Month – Denise Pitacua

Denise has been with us in Guadalupe for about 10 months. She started at Mary Buren while we were in distance learning.  She was a great fit with our elementary members, but we quickly realized that she has a lot of experience working with Junior High students. Denisse was then moved to our McKenzie Club…. Read more »

Latino Heritage Month is Underway!

Hispanic & Latino Heritage Month celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans past and present. While it’s a monthlong celebration, it notably crosses over two calendar months – running Sept. 15th to Oct. 15th – coinciding with the Independence Day celebrations of Belize, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico… Read more »

In-Person Basketball Registration

On Thursday, September 16th, families that need access to computers or an internet connection to sign up their children in our much-loved basketball program, can visit the Railroad Clubhouse from 5:30 – 7 pm.  The Club will have tablets and computers available for parents to fill out the application and even request a scholarship to… Read more »

Community Service Under Way at Railroad Club

Members of the Torch Club at the Railroad Club site spent their afternoon helping to make their community and neighborhood better.  As a group, Torch Club members decide on ways they want to give back and for their first project of the year, they decided on a trash clean up at Atkinson Park in Santa… Read more »

Largest Single Gift in Club History Just Donated

Funding for the construction of the long-awaited Tom Maas Clubhouse in Paso Robles is now complete—the state of the art new facility to open in the Fall of 2022. Paso Robles, CA—September 9, 2021 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast today announced the generous donation of $543,000.00 raised at the must!… Read more »

Mental Health Issues Among Kids at the Top of Mind With Boys & Girls Clubs

Kids Head Back to School—and Bring Covid-19’s Mental-Health Scars With Them They’ll be met by additional counselors, plans for mental-health screening and new programs to help tackle anxiety and depression MONTEREY PARK, Calif.—JR Dzubak was breaking up a fistfight between a group of high-school boys in July when he had a moment of doubt. What… Read more »

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 »

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 »