BGC News

You Never Know Who You Might See at Pinecrest!

Some of our Club members had the chance to catch a Pinecrest High School baseball game on the evening of May 3. While there, they ran into Sean Pollard, who played football for Pinecrest before heading to Clemson University to continue is education and football career. He was on the team that won the 2017 National Championship game!


Building Relationships with Law Enforcement Officers

On April 21, the Teens took on local law enforcement from the Moore County Sheriff’s Department as well as the Southern Pines Fire Department in a game of basketball. It was a close game, but our Teens won by just six points! Both teams played well and exhibited great sportsmanship. Our members had a a great time cheering on both teams. We also recognized
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Second Annual Moore Trivia A Big Hit!

The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills and the Moore County Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the Second Annual Moore Trivia night on Friday, March 31, 2017. The event, sponsored by Pinehurst Auto Mall, was held at the Pinehurst Fair Barn. We had a wonderful emcee, The Pilot publisher, David Woronoff. The game itself included general trivia questions as well as some more challenging
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Jasmine Gray Named 2017 Youth of the Year

  On February 23, 2017, The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills hosted our Youth of the Year Celebration. We had three wonderful candidates in the running for this prestigious position: Jasmine Gray, Francy Rawls, and Anya Sturdivant. The judges said that it was a very tough decision. However, at the end of the evening, Jasmine Gray was named the 2017 Boys and
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Alumni and Friends Club Now Open

The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills has launched its new Boys & Girls Club Alumni and Friends Club to engage its local alumni, friends and ambassadors. PHOTO:  LEFT TO RIGHT:  Alumni Germann Bostick, Lamel McGee, Tony Allbrooks, Damari McPhaul, Kaheem Ellerbe, Joshua Galbreth, Raqqi Chalmers, Cedrick Threadgill Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills launched the club with a 3-point shootout competition
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Boys & Girls Club Receives Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Grant

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation has awarded The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills a $4,000 grant. The grant will be used to assist in implementing the “Triple Play: A Game for Mind, Body and Soul” program. Designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience, the Triple Play program emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical
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Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills Receives SMART Girls Program Grant from Unilever

Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills has been selected by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to receive a grant of $5,000 to implement SMART Girls, funded by the Unilever Foundation. SMART Girls offers young women – ages 8 to 17 – guidance toward healthy attitudes and lifestyles, eating right, staying fit, getting good health care and more. Encouraging young women to
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