Spirited Halloween Event Haunts the Wallingford Club Halloween with Boys & Girls Clubs of King County means fa-boo-lous events. For example, the Wallingford Club hosts Halloween Hoopla reveals a building and walls covered in garbage bags and creepy moving pictures. Open to the public, the Wallingford Club has hosted the event for over 20 years, and hundreds of people attend this staple of community socializing. “For me, Halloween Hoopla is one of my favorite events. Everything about it is fun,

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Collaboration Between Club and School Though the Hamilton International Middle School Boys & Girls Club has only been operating for the past year, the school and Club have developed an incredibly close partnership in that time. The two groups collaborate to provide consistent resources and attention for kids to keep them on track academically and socially. Boys & Girls Clubs began operating out of the school with a six-week summer camp in 2018, involving Seattle Public School teachers and targeting

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Part of what makes the Club experience special is the consistent mentorship and support kids get from phenomenal staff members, like Tre Beauchamp. Tre Beauchamp grew up as a Club kid at Wallingford Boys & Girls Club. Now he's the Teen Director there, giving back to the program and community that was so valuable to him growing up. The teens love hanging out with Tre, and when we asked him what was special about his approach to connecting with kids,

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