Character-Building Activities for Kids
People who have good character do the right thing because they believe it is the right thing to do. They are respectful, reliable, and considerate of others’ needs.
As parents, caregivers and educators, we want to see our children display good character. But teaching traits like honesty, loyalty, and kindness can feel daunting. Learning to read and write seems more straightforward than learning to be responsible! Thankfully, there are some ways to include character skill-building into your regular routines.Read More
Michael Phelps’ Top 5 Mental Health Tips for Teens
Recently, gold medalist and mental health advocate Michael Phelps connected with Club teens at our National Keystone Conference for young leaders to discuss ways to improve mental health and overall wellbeing.
As a partner of Boys & Girls Clubs of America for nearly 20 years, Michael Phelps and the Michael Phelps Foundation have championed the importance of water safety, goal-setting, and physical and mental health with the millions of young people Clubs serve each year.
As he spoke about his own mental health journey, Phelps shared some of the things he utilizes to help reduce stress, be confident and incorporate wellness into your everyday life. Below are a few tips for maintaining your mental health during stressful times like the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.Read More
Trinity Location is Moving and Expanding
Thanks to wonderful support from the community, the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills will be reopening the Trinity Unit at the Moore Montessori School on May Street in Southern Pines.
“We are honoring our past partnership and history with Trinity AME Zion Church by retaining the club’s name and moving to Moore Montessori with plans to restart our performing arts programming as well,” said Fallon Brewington, CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills.Read More
BGC of the Sandhills Receives Grant
CCNC hosted Harold Varner the 3rd for a special day that included golf with CCNC members and a complimentary junior clinic. A special reception followed as Varner and others were recognized, Including the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills. Fallon Brewington, Konni McMurray, and Caitlin Terry were on hand to receive a $6,000 grant from CCNC Foundation President, Howard Williams and Kathy Beddow, Grants committee CCNC Foundation. “We’re honored to be chosen as the recipient of this donation.Read More
The Votes are in!
Over 300,000 votes were cast and over 19,000 of you voted for your favorite places, events, business, and more in the Pilot’s 2021 best of the Pines. After weeks of…Read More
Reindeer run Paused!
A message from Kate and David Petsolt“For fourteen years, the sight of a sea of antlers pounding down the streets of Southern Pines and Aberdeen in early December has been…Read More
Club Appoints D’Angelo as Unit Director
The Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills announces the appointment of Danielle D’Angelo as the unit director of the new Logan-Blake Unit in Pinehurst. D’Angelo got her start at…Read More
Boys & Girls Club Starts Work on New Aberdeen Location
The Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills is on track to open the new permanent base for its Aberdeen program in time for the start of the school year…Read More
BGCS CEO Recognized in The Pilot’s 20 Under 40
The Pilot asked our readers to help us find young professionals deserving of this award through an open nominations phase in January and February of this year. We received over…Read More