Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston announces winners of 2021 Junior Youth of the Year

Photo caption: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) announces that Vivian Jimenez of the Johnny Mitchell Club in Galveston has been named Junior Youth of the Year, (YOY) with second place going to Kalub Ramirez of the Richmond Rosenberg Club and Mia Gomez of the Havard Club, located in the Houston Heights. Photo credit: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s Johnny Mitchell Club.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) announces that Vivian Jimenez of the Johnny Mitchell Club in Galveston has been named Junior Youth of the Year, (YOY) with second place going to Kalub Ramirez of the Richmond Rosenberg Club and third place awarded to Mia Gomez of the Havard Club, located in the Houston Heights. All three winners received new tablets, while Jimenez also got to enjoy a special cupcake party with her fellow […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston announces winners in Building Industry Leaders Urban Plan competition, funded by Reliant

Club members also participated in Digital Pathways, a digital communications program Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston announces that the team from Houston Texans Teen Club was named the winner of the Building Industry Leaders (BIL) Urban Plan competition, a program of the Urban Land Institute and funded by a grant from retail electricity provider Reliant. Each of the five team members who created the winning case study received a $1,000 scholarship toward future […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s Susy Smith named 2021 National Outstanding Resource Development Professional by Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s Vice President of Development, Susy Smith, has been named the 2021 National Outstanding Resource Development Professional by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The award was presented to Smith at the 2021 Resource Development Awards Presentation & Reception – in coordination with BGCA’s National Conference, which was virtual this year. The Outstanding Resource Development Professional Award recognizes Smith for her leadership, innovation and successes in championing Boys & […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston to hold in-person job fair on May 6 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston presents an in-person job fair on May 6 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at its administrative headquarters, located at 815 Crosby St. off of Allen Parkway near downtown. The event will provide information about openings for full- and part-time positions with 23 clubs in a five-county area, including summer jobs. Job seekers will be able to access “on the spot” interviews with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston 33rd Annual Great Futures Dinner: Resilient Together

Oct. 21, 2021 Who: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston   What: 33rd Annual Great Futures Dinner: Resilient Together (in-person) When: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Where: Hilton Americas-Houston, 1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX 77010 Event chairs: TBD Organizations being honored: Sysco and the Mary Louise Dobson Foundation Price: Individual tickets are $500; table sponsorships start at $5,000 Benefiting: All proceeds supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston Event contact info: Sarah Burns, sburns@bgcgh.org, 713-400-2173 Party Notes: The Great Futures Dinner is the premier annual […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston To Hold Virtual Job Fair On Apr. 8

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston presents a virtual job fair on Apr. 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., which features openings for full- and part-time positions with 23 clubs in a five-county area. Job seekers will be able to access “on the spot” interviews with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston human resources staff members and learn specifics about the jobs and the organization. Clubs will be hiring for staff positions that include […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston Provides Tips For Parents To Keep Children Busy During Spring Break

With Spring Break upon us, pandemic-weary parents will be looking for new ideas that are both entertaining and educational to help keep kids active and engaged. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, the area’s leading youth development organization, offers practical, yet creative, tips for parents during the week-long vacation, which won’t “break the bank.” Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston urges parents and children to exercise caution over spring break, since we are […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston open and continues to provide essential services to families

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston continues to provide essential services to Houston area families as they recover from last week’s unprecedented winter storm. In a survey that the organization sent to parents of club members, it was determined that: More than 50 percent of the respondents reported that they are experiencing food and water insecurity More than half indicated they currently have moderate to high levels of stress Nearly 30 percent sustained damage […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston Presents “The Vaccine – Ask The Experts” With Physicians To Answer Covid Vaccine Questions

Facebook Live town hall events are free and open to the public Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 for both Spanish and English speakers Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) presents “The Vaccine – Ask the Experts” in two virtual town halls featuring physicians from Texas Children’s Hospital, who are also affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. The free, back-to-back events will provide vital information on the COVID-19 vaccine in a question-and-answer format, to be live […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston recognizes Fort Bend County Commissioner Grady Prestage, winner of Mayor’s History Maker Award

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is proud to recognize board member Grady Prestage, Fort Bend County Commissioner, as one of the winners of the Mayor’s History Maker Award celebrating Black History Month. Photo courtesy of Comcast.

Presented by Comcast to honor community volunteers during Black History Month Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is proud to recognize board member Grady Prestage, Fort Bend County Commissioner, as one of the winners of the Mayor’s History Maker Awards celebrating Black History Month. Presented by Comcast, this year’s awards honored eight community volunteers who have dedicated their lives to serving the public and contributed to making the Houston area community stronger and more […]