Youth of the Year 2022 Recap On Saturday, February 12, 2022, more than 150 Boys & Girls Clubs community members came together – both in person and virtually – to recognize and celebrate the 6 outstanding Youth of the Year candidates from around the county. This year’s candidates were Ellie from Kirkland, Halen from Mercer Island, Logan from North Seattle, Valeria from Rotary, Mario from Smilow Rainier Vista, and Kevin from Wallingford. Youth of the Year is an annual event

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Overview The Club's youth development program, or "Drop-in," has been serving families for over 70 years, providing a safe and positive place for kids ages 5 to 18 to go after school and during non-school days.  Participants can expect a daily schedule that includes unstructured and structured gym games, homework help, a snack, quiet time, small-group activities, activities in the computer lab, arts & crafts, and free time. There is a separate programming area for teens. Our adult-to-youth ratio is approximately 1:15, including

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King County Youth of the Year Saturday, February 12, 2022 2 p.m. Sammamish Boys & Girls Club Please join us in celebrating our most outstanding teens from across the County at our annual Youth of the Year event. We are thrilled to bring our Boys & Girls community together to recognize and honor remarkable young leaders who embody the mission and values of the Club. You'll hear powerful stories from impressive young people about finding and embracing their local Boys

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Lucas and Nelia’s Club Story   Thank you for supporting kids in our community. Your dedication to Club youth is inspiring. Throughout the last year, families and youth in our community have inspired us to be innovative and adaptable. From exciting new teen programs, to flexible Club hours, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is a safe, bright spot for many families in our community. Nelia and her son Lucas experienced this flexibility firsthand. As a Certified Medical Assistant

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Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is pleased to announce that two of our Operations Directors, Kendrick Davis and Caitlin Relyea, have been promoted to serve as Area Directors for the organization. Area Directors manage the programming, growth, and community engagement for multiple Boys & Girls Clubs. Caitlin supports the Ballard, Salmon Bay, Magnolia, Lawton, Coe Clubs. Kendrick oversees Clubs on the East Side, including Kirkland, Juanita Elementary, Mark Twain, Redmond Elementary, Rosa Parks Clubs.  As a student athlete,

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We are thrilled to be part of a community that is dedicated to keeping our neighborhoods safe. On November 1, 2021, The Seattle Community Safety Initiative hosted a town hall to address safety concerns within the community. In a panel moderated by King County Council Member Girmay Zahlay, various community members had the opportunity to share their perspectives and experiences. Boys & Girls Clubs of King County staff Marty Jackson, the Executive Director of SE Network, and Tanisha Scott, the SE

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In partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, Gamechangers is a Club program for teens with five in-person events, focused on fun and motivation on Friday nights. Starting October 1 and ending with a Seahawks Game Day experience on January 2, teens from Clubs across greater Seattle gather for creativity, games, and learning experiences with Seahawks partners.  Presentations include: Jordan Babineaux, former Seahawks player and author of Pivot to Win Courtney Thompson, former University of Washington volleyball player and Olympian Mental Health

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Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is distributing back-rent assistance funding to families in our community. We have partnered with the King County Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program and Mary’s Place to support our community. This program highlights the importance of inter-organizational partnerships in our community to provide effective community support programs. We are thankful to be able to build on our existing relationship with Mary’s Place as we work together to provide eviction prevention funds to our

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