Meet Dominique! Isn’t it amazing how something as seemingly small as switching a flight time can turn into a life-changing event? This happened 3 years ago for Dominique Mesick. While on her way back to Seattle from L.A. she decided to change to an earlier flight home. When she boarded the plane, she sat next to a community member that changed her life. This man was Richard Harris, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County’s former Board Chair.          Richard

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MMR Vaccination Requirements Because of the new EHB 1638, Club members must now provide immunization forms for the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine. Learn more about the bill and how to comply with this new policy here. Based on your circumstances, you may need to submit one of the following forms: Certification of Immunization Certification of Exemption K-5th Our after-school program serves the Lake Washington School District, where we pick up kids from the following schools each afternoon: Carson Elementary

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Seattle Kraken Visit to the Rotary Club The Rotary Club gym was filled with hockey sticks clashing and kids cheering on August 25, as Coach Kyle from the Seattle Kraken, the new NHL team, came to excite Club members about hockey and teach them some basic skills. About thirty youth ages 9 - 12 participated in the hockey lessons and games, all eager to share what they knew about hockey. “Be careful you don’t fall because hockey is usually on

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Federal Way Back to School Day To prepare for the upcoming school year, the Federal Way team including the Club Advisory Board (CAB), collaborated with Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) to host a back-to-school event!  Over the course of the day, 274 community members joined in the fun. Laurie Black, President & CEO, enthusiastically greeted families while Duwayne Le’i, Federal Way Operations Director, emceed the day. Kids picked out backpacks filled with school supplies, a barber lent his services to

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Boeing Volunteers Support Back to School Hundreds of our youth are headed back to school with backpacks full of the supplies they needed thanks to the generosity of employees at Boeing and the company’s commitment to matching their passion for giving. In addition to raising money through the Liftoff for Learning campaign, ten Boeing employees also helped out at the great Back- to- School community events at our Rainier Vista & Federal Way Clubs – one brought his dad along

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North Seattle Club Work Party Our Clubs are magical places where youth come together for fun, learning, and comradery. That magic also means the building is put to great use, and it takes a community effort to keep our Clubs clean, safe, and joyful for our youth. On Saturday, June 19, members of the North Seattle Club Advisory Board (CAB) showed up at the Club bright, early, and ready to get their hands dirty with Club maintenance and improvement projects.

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Great Futures Gala & Auction

Event Date: October 23, 2021

Great Futures Gala & Auction Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 6 PM Westin Seattle OR Virtual What is the Great Futures Gala & Auction? Great Futures Gala & Auction, formerly known as Kids Auction, is Boys & Girls Clubs of King County's largest fundraising event of the year! We are so excited to gather with you, however it feels most comfortable. Together, let’s celebrate Club kids, teens, and staff by investing in high-quality experiences for all youth! Learn more here! What

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Prep for your next job with Virtual Job Readiness Workshops!   Download the Flyer here   Trainings take place on Zoom for ages 14-21: June 23, 2021 - Wednesday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic Work Skills Workshop 4:30PM - 5:30PM - Resume Review & Interview Skills   June 24, 2021 - Thursday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic Work Skills Workshop 4:30PM - 5:30PM - Resume Review & Interview Skills   July 7, 2021 - Wednesday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic

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Empower LGBTQ Youth Through Inclusive Practices Posted 06/17/2019 by Boys & Girls Clubs of America I grew up in a rural town. My parents were super strict and held many traditionally conservative values. From an early age, I remember feeling different from family and friends in a way that I couldn’t quite articulate, but I sensed that it wasn’t safe to explore or examine my identity. In high school, an English teacher introduced me to early feminist texts and other

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Carter’s Pride: Trans Youth Finds Support at His Club Posted 06/29/2020 by Boys & Girls Clubs of America Ever since I was a little kid, a little “girl”, I knew something was different about me. Even as a child I knew it was a little abnormal to be upset or sad when someone referred to me as a female or she/her. I wasn’t sure why I was upset to be seen this way, but what I did know was that

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