Mercer Island Business Breakfast Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 7am Join us on November 6th at 7am for the Mercer Island Business Breakfast! Celebrate with the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County and the Mercer Island community as we support the important work the Club does to provide a safe and enriching space for kids. This year, we have the privilege to welcome Tod Leiweke as our keynote speaker. We are looking forward to hearing from Tod about
On Tuesday, July 17th, more than 3,300 containers of chocolate-covered sunflower seeds arrived at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County: a generous donation from TRP Company & Dae Young Corporation! Teens, kids, and staff from the Smilow Rainier Vista Club helped unload a packed truck. They couldn't believe how many jars there were (in total, making for more than 165,000 servings)! By the time all containers were unloaded, youth were cheering on the street and there were smiles all
On Wednesday, July 11th, nearly 800 youth from across Boys & Girls Clubs of King County came together at University of Washington’s Husky Stadium for this year’s Summer Field Day. Throughout the morning, kids rotated through stations and had the chance to play soccer, kickball, football, golf, rugby, and ultimate frisbee, and do yoga and other core strength exercises. From practicing correct tackle technique in Majestics’ jerseys to participating in jump rope competitions and learning the ins and outs of
This summer marks the fifth year of our innovative Wallingford Summer Food program. Each weekday, 60 Wallingford Club kids can count on healthy, nutritious, delicious, and all-vegetarian meals for lunch— with protein-rich ingredients like yogurt, hummus, beans, and eggs — freshly prepared by three staff chefs. After four years of experimenting, staff have learned to strike a balance between trying new foods and sticking with crowd-pleasers. Area Director Meghan Sweet explains, “We’ve tried things and taken items off the menu based
Make Your Gift Today Please join us in giving all kids—including many facing adversity—a place to become their best selves. Your GiveBIG donation to the Clubs will truly pay dividends that last a lifetime. Your gift will be matched! Thanks to a generous group of donors matching all gifts, up to $25,000 raised. Will you help us reach this goal? Every gift increases our odds of winning a Seattle Foundation drawing, which can earn additional funding for BGCKC. MAKE YOUR
Summer Camp Program Summer 2018 is in full swing. To register, please use our DASH registration system. General Information Our summer program for grades K-5 includes a variety of daily activities at the Club for each age group, such as gym games, arts & crafts, walking trips to the park, outside play, learning activities, a daily reading time, and more. Lunch will be served at no cost to members every day at 11:30 a.m. For most of the day, members are broken up by age
Saturday, October 6th Sheraton Seattle Hotel Grand Ballroom Step right up for the most spectacular auction in Seattle! Get ready to witness breathtaking acrobatics, try your luck at carnival games, and bid on one-of-a-kind auction items – all while supporting local kids across King County! Journey back to your childhood with a glamorous carnival experience. We hope to see you there! 5:00pm – Registration, silent auction & cocktail hour 7:00pm – Dinner, program & live auction 9:00pm – After-party & auction item
August 23rd & 24th, 2018 Summer Dreams Gala Thursday, August 23, 2018 Hyatt Regency Ballroom 6:00pm – Registration, cocktail hour, & silent auction 7:00pm – Dinner, program, & live auction 9:00pm – After-party Register 25th Annual Don James Golf Classic Friday, August 24, 2018 Golf Club at Newcastle 10:00am – Registration 11:00am – Lunch 12:00pm – Shotgun start 5:00pm – Cocktails & networking 5:30pm – Awards Register Sponsorship Opportunities Available Learn how your company can support a great cause and
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