In the News
Bill Libbon Elementary School Has Official Ribbon Cutting
Opening in 2020, the new Bill Libbon School in Santa Maria had to wait a while to have it’s official grand opening AND to honor its namesake, our very own Bill Libbon! Club Staff, board members, and our supporters were on hand to celebrate, both, our organization’s CEO emeritus and check out the site of one of our newest afterschool Clubs. Check out the story below and see great pictures of the afternoon.
Stollmeyer Challenge Launches--All Donations Doubled by Rick Stollmeyer
Rick Stollmeyer sees the growth of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast as so vital to helping local kids succeed that he has agreed to match all donations, dollar for dollar, up to $300,000 in 2022! Mr. Stollmeyer is passionate about the importance of exposure to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) for youth to be successful in post-secondary education, and the workforce. This challenge is expected to motivate current and potential donors to Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast to continue or increase their giving to be part of this transformative donation opportunity. Watch the story from KSBY below.
If you couldn’t be there in person, this story from the Paso Robles Daily News will fill you in on the amazing celebration.
Santa Maria SUN Features News on Club Growth
Great story on the Railroad Clubhouse Outdoor Expansion and news on the Tom Maas Clubhouse Grand Opening in Paso Robles.
Paso Daily News Reports on Grand Opening
The upcoming ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Tom Maas Clubhouse is big news in Paso Robles!
15th Club Opens at Laguna Middle School
32nd Annual Back-A-Youth Night is Back in Santa Maria
Adult advocates are key to mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast
Noozhawk reports on return of beloved community activity after two year hiatus.
Student Parents Learn about BGCMCC Childcare Resources
Take a Video Tour of Maas Clubhouse with Becky Gray/must! Charities
Free teen night happening at Flamson Clubhouse this Friday
Paso Robles Daily News reports on 1st Teen Night at Flamson Clubhouse.
Back A Youth Night Returns to Boys & Girls Clubs
KCOY/KEYT News featured our efforts to maintain services to all youth that need us as the pandemic continues to spread. Thanks to Patricia Martellotti and KCOY/KEYT for covering this important news story and keeping the community informed about our services and our goal of providing safe places for young people to thrive.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast to Host "Kids Only" Covid 19 Vaccine Clinics Through January 2022
Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast Starts Program in Creston Thanks to Investor
Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast opens 14th Club in Creston to the delight of parents, teachers and kids in this rural, underserved area.
Maria started with us in June of this year just in time for the start of Summer at the Railroad Clubhouse. She is a quick
Victoria is one of several new YDP’s at Mary Buren. She also is a past club member at our Guadalupe site. In her short
Isaiah Zamora has been with the Boys & Girls Club since September of this year and has already made such a great impact! All members
During the month of November we not only provided our kids with help on their homework, but we also provided them with numerous activities, including
Joanna is our Club Director at Liberty Elementary. Joanna joined our organization at the beginning of the school year when we gained six School Based
Alyssa is an amazing staff member! She is always willing to help others on the team. She brings in many great ideas to our staff
Rudy is our custodian for both Tom Maas and Flamson Clubs. He is an amazing employee and we are so appreciative of all his hard
We are proud to partner with Toyota of Santa Maria as their first recipient of their new, Service for Change program. Starting in September, they
Cesar is our Club Director at Sanchez Elementary. He started with our organization in June of 2021. At the beginning of 22-23 school year he
Adriana has been a great asset to the Tom Maas team by providing constant support. She takes and accepts new challenges that’s given to her.
Lupe is hard working and a dedicated staff to our members. All of our members LOVE Mrs. Uvalle. Lupe spends her time with our newest
A beautiful night under the stars–successfully avoiding the rain that covered everywhere else in the region– was held at the Paso Robles Event Center to
Our Members are enjoying the new Clubhouse. They love the games room especially the pool table and air hockey table. They are having a ton
For the first time the middle and high school students at the Boys and Girls Club in North SLO have a place of their own!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast is advancing its mission to serve all local youth by finding and accepting many opportunities for significant
The 23rd Annual Ag for Youth Golf Tournament was held at the Santa Maria Country Club and a fun time was had by all! It
Every day after school, our Clubs welcome Members into a safe, supportive and caring environment. From sports, games, reading, homework help and more, our staff
What a way to close National Boys & Girls Clubs Week but with the news that Denzel Washington has been awarded the Presidential Medal of
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast are grateful to our San Luis Opispo County Community Partners. Gina Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Paso
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
On day three of National Boys & Girls Clubs Week, we know that our Members walk the road to their great futures with a devoted
Celebrated since 1941, National Boys & Girls Club Week recognizes the invaluable service Clubs bring to communities, sharing how great futures start at Boys &
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
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
The National Fine Arts Program is a favorite program at our Clubs and both Clubs in Guadalupe, McKenzie Middle School and Mary Buren Elementary, showcased
On June 6th, the community is invited to a ribbon cutting and celebration of new outdoor space at the Railroad Clubhouse in Santa Maria. Through
As the organization adds Clubs and programs to serve more kids, the need for full time staff to help lead these efforts has also grown.
Blanca is a former club member in Guadalupe. She has been a staff member since August of 2017. She started as a YDP and currently
Josue has been with the Club since August of 2016. He is our Club Director at Bruce School and does a great job of leading
One of the fun programs run at the Shandon Clubhouse is soccer. The Members have been extremely enthusiastic about their soccer sessions. Some learning objectives
Griffin is the Club Director at our new Laguna site in San Luis Obispo and has played such an integral role in getting the club
The members at our Atascadero Club got to cool down with some frozen Mexican treats to kick off the celebration of Cinco de Mayo! They
On April 18th the Boys & Girls Club of the Mid Central Coast opened its first location in San Luis Obispo at Laguna Middle School!
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
NYOI is HERE! Our Club Members at the Flamson Club, are working on our National Youth Outcome Initiative, a survey experience for our Members age
Our very own Torch Clubbers are taking environmental protection into their own hands by doing a clean-up day! This group lead by our fabulous Ms.
The Wildlife Explorers come to Railroad Club House. The kids love to ask questions about all the fun activities. Los Flores Ranch Parks and Recs
Staff and Members of the Flamson Club in Paso Robles welcomed local community members to their clubhouse this week to create crafts and get a
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
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
Brooke is the NSLO Teen Services & Recruitment Specialist. Brooke brings so much energy and enthusiasm to everything they do. They are a true definition
Rick Stollmeyer sees the growth of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast as so vital to helping local kids succeed that he
Lynea is a hardworking individual who is a huge asset to the club and it’s members. Lynea is kind, compassionate, fun, and very helpful. She
Jordann has been with Boys & Girls Club for 1 year. She is in charge of the Teen Room at Railroad, but she is always
Mayra is such a great employee that this is her second time being recognized as YDP of the Month! Mayra was a great assist to
Club Members at our Railroad Club have been learning about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a few different learning opportunities over the course of
Throughout the Central Coast, Club sites have been offering winter sessions for Club Members during the school break. Parents and kids are benefiting from these
Irma was chosen to be our staff of the month for November. Her passion for helping the members and parents is what makes her shine
Shantal has been employed with the Boys & Girls Clubs for the past 3 years, 2 of those years at our McKenzie site. Shantal will
Angela has been at the Shandon site for about 4 months now. Despite her limited time at the club she has shown great perseverance and
Members of the Orcutt Rotary, led by long time Club donor and supporter Bob Ogden, came to the Railroad Club to share some holiday time
RE/MAX Success, based in Templeton, just donated $1000.00 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast to help support our sports and healthy lifestyles
Elisia has been a part of Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast-Mary Buren for about a year. Elisia brings in her knowledge of
Briceida has been with the Shandon site for about half a year. She is a hard worker and dedicated to the organization’s mission and goals.
Brigette has been with the Boys & Girls Club for 2 years. She is at our Oakley School Site. She does an outstanding job, especially
Tim Murphy Honored by the Santa Barbara Foundation Congratulations are in order for Tim Murphy, a member of our Board of Directors for being honored
It’s always a special treat when people make a special effort to raise money for our kids but when college students do it with an
The construction of Tom Maas Clubhouse in Paso Robles is well under way! The state -of-the-art Club has had steady activity since breaking ground in
Torch Club members in Santa Maria have been busy serving their community. They recently completed their second park clean up activity spending an afternoon collecting
Veronica Ayon – Veronica is the North SLO Rover. Veronica is extremely helpful and willing to jump in wherever she is needed. She always comes
Lupe is hard working and a dedicated staff to our members. Lupe literally spends the entire day with our members at Mary Buren. During the
Jordann is known for having fun, being friendly, and an outgoing attitude with the members. Jordann has taken on many tasks here at the Club.
The Ford Motor Company recently let us know that they would continue their annual support of our Clubs. Even increasing their annual gift to $15,000.00.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast is excited to announce the hiring of Mina Donkor as Area Director to lead all activities
Yasmin has been with the BGC movement for a little under a year, and has already made a great impact with her leadership style and
Great food and great wine along with very generous supporters made Paso Robles Event a big success. Paso Robles, CA—September 17, 2021 – Boys &
The 5th and 6th graders at Robert Bruce did a STEAM activity where they were split into groups and only given 200 wooden popsicle sticks
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
Saturday, Sept 11, 2021, 5:30 pm NEW LOCATION Paso Robles Event Center- 2198 Riverside Ave, Paso Robles, CA 93446 For over 55 years,
For the month of July, our members at Mary Buren & McKenzie took over the Santa Barbara Zoo, La Purisima Mission, Central Coast Aquarium, and