Great Futures at a Glance

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May 2019 Newsletter

Over 175 students from 7 area high schools attended our 12th Annual Career Expo which featured keynote speakers, career panelists, personal and career development activities, and a professional College and Career Resource Fair. This conference-style event featured 29 professionals from some of the fastest growing industries of Monterey County, including agriculture, business and entrepreneurship, education […]

April 2019 Newsletter

Five club members participated in the 2019 Tech Challenge at The Tech Museum in San Jose in March. This year’s theme “No Roads? No Problem!” presented a unique challenge to design and build a hovercraft that can navigate different terrains. The BGCMC Team – an all female group – honed their engineering and design skills […]

March 2019 Newsletter

We’re pleased to share our 2018 Annual Report and the difference you have made in the lives of our youth over the last year.

February 2019 Newsletter

Congratulations to this year’s Davis Love III Family Scholarship recipients! Each teen received a $5,000 award funded by proceeds from the Golf for Kids Pro-Am tournament. Seaside High School recipients are Elizabeth A., Jessica C., Derian D., Kristian G., and Toby S.; North Salinas High School recipients are Natalia C. and Gustavo P. Jr.

January Newsletter

11-year-old Eli is a creative artist with a passion for his work, such as this acrylic painting of a castle (pictured). Whether at the Club or at home, he’s always working on a new piece! “I get inspired by others’ art and love to meet new artists,” said Club member Mariana, 11. Mariana was named […]

Special Edition: Holiday 2018 Newsletter

Our Adopt-A-Family program provides children in need with jackets, shoes, clothes, books, special gifts, and more! Approximately 110 individuals and 30 corporate groups shopped for 275 kids this year. Thank you to all of these special Santas for making the holidays brighter!

December 2018 Newsletter

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County is thrilled to be a part of the Monterey County Gives! campaign again this year, focusing on the health of our members. That means providing them with nutritious daily meals and nurturing their mental, physical, and social well-being. To support the Clubs with a gift through MC Gives!

November 2018 Newsletter

Member Spotlight: Meet Andrea Andrea C. is a burgeoning visual artist and musician with a dedicated spirit. She started attending Art Club classes in 2013 and has been in four consecutive BGCMC Marti Mulford Youth Arts Exhibits. "Art is freedom: if you mess up you can retry and learn from it." - Andrea, age 12 [...]

October 2018 Newsletter

Become an ALL STAR supporter! When you visit Buffalo Wild Wings during the month of October, you help us get more equipment, more coaching, and more sports teams  for our ALL STAR kids! Learn more here! Lowes is helping build Great Futures! Lowes is helping us open the door to Great Futures by supporting our [...]

September 2018 Newsletter

We’re celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Salinas Clubhouse, pictured above during construction in 2003, with a birthday party on Thursday, September 27, from 4-5:30 p.m. Read more here.

August 2018 Newsletter

Ron Johnson has been named the new President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) by a unanimous vote of the BGCMC Board of Directors. Read more here.

July 2018 Newsletter

Thanks to support from donors like the Rotary Club of Monterey and Carmel Rotary Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, more members like Francisco (pictured above) are thriving in their math skills.

June 2018 Newsletter

Congratulations to all of our graduating members and their families. We are proud of all of you!

May 2018 Newsletter

Our 2017 Annual Report covers the Clubs’ programs, services and events, and how our supporters make a difference for hundreds of children every day.

April 2018 Newsletter

The Career Expo informs and inspires over 300 middle and high school students to plan their great futures!

March 2018 Newsletter

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) is proud to recognize the following Club members who were awarded the 2018 Davis Love III Family Scholarships.

February 2018 Newsletter

Congratulations to the artists who took part in this year’s Marti Mulford Youth Art Exhibit!

January 2018 Newsletter

Not one, not two, but three Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) members were recently awarded the nationally competitive Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream scholarship.

December 2017 Newsletter

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) is thrilled to announce the Youth of the Year recipient, Joshua M., as well as Salinas Youth of the Year Sebastian B., Seaside Youth of the Year Finalist Omarr W., and Salinas Finalist Gustavo P.

October 2017 Newsletter

Meet our Newest Math Superstar! “I would be so bored without the Club! The people here showed me I can be anything, and I want to be a veterinarian!” —  Jaelynn, Age 11

August 2017 Newsletter

Stepping on a college campus for the first time! “I went on the Stanford University field trip, and it really opened my eyes about college. I never pictured myself on a campus anywhere, and all of a sudden there I was.” —  Elizabeth, Age 16

July 2017 Newsletter

Do you remember your first bike? “I want people to know what the Club is all about.  It is so much more than homework and learning. I don’t know what my life would be like without the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County.” —  Yahira, age 11

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