BGC News

Club Moves Into New Teen Center

By:  Ted Natt:  The Pilot Newspaper The new George and Ruth Baxter Teen Center at the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills in Southern Pines is already accomplishing one of its goals. “Before, we were losing kids at 12 or 13 years old,” Caroline Eddy, the club’s executive director, said Tuesday. “That’s when kids start getting in trouble. This center will keep them
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Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills Appoints New Program Director for Aberdeen Club

The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills announces that Terance Johnson has been appointed as the new program director for its club in Aberdeen. Johnson comes with a wealth of experience, working as a parks and recreation counselor and a percussion instructor with the Christina Cultural Arts Center in Wilmington, Del. He has spent the last 24 years in managerial positions, including at
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2015 Memorial Fishing Tournament Scheduled for August 8

For the past 12 years, children in Moore County have been invited to participate in a fun family fishing tournament thanks to the efforts of former Foxfire Chief of Police, late Deputy Rick Rhyne. The Foxfire Police Department, with the help of his wife, Wanda, coordinated this annual event because of their desire to see children and families enjoy being outside together, away from
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A Big Shout Out to Jersey Mike’s

We want to thank Patrick Minyon (pictured below with our Executive Director, Caroline Eddy) and his staff for carrying out one of the most successful Months and Days of Giving ever for the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills. We also want to thank all of you, our friends and supporters for dining at Jersey Mike’s during the month of March. Because of
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Congratulations to Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills Member Edith Roberts

Congratulations to Miss Edith Roberts, recipient of the “Peggy & Zebulon Gordon West Southern Pines Community Scholarship! Edith will attend Winston Salem State University in the fall and plans to major in Music and Business. She has a personal goal of performing as a contemporary violinist and owning her own business. She is a member of the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills
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Graduation Celebration

On June 11, we celebrated the graduation of 5 Seniors who have been active members of the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills. This is a record high graduation number for our Club. From left to right: Edith Roberts (will be attending Winston-Salem State). From left to right will all be attending Sandhills Community College on a two-year scholarship: Xochilt Alvarado, Stanley McGilvary,
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Passport to Manhood Graduation

On June 2, 2015, 13 young men, ages 13-18 graduated from the Passport to Manhood Program. The Passport to Manhood Program consists of 14 sessions, each concentrating on a specific aspect of character and manhood through highly interactive activities. Each Club participant receives his own “passport” to underscore the notion that he is on a personal journey of maturation and growth. The program includes
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How We Keep Our Children Safe at the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills

Child safety has always been the foundation of the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills’ mission and in every program we lead.  We wanted to fill you in on exactly what we do to keep our kids safe. Background checks are required for all staff and volunteers.  Anyone who is working with our children must pass a background check. Sex offender notifications for
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