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BGCDT Celebrates 20th Anniversary in 2017!

 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township celebrated a significant milestone on Friday, Jan. 13th, 2017 . Board Members, friends, investors and more gathered at the Teen Center / Rakow Community Center to honor the 20th Anniversary of the organization.

The Reception included pizza, cake and refreshments, as well as a presentation of the National Anthem and Color Guard, a Proclamation from both the Village of West Dundee and the Village of Carpentersville and a 20 Year Service Award presentation to the Vice President of Operations, Mike Berger.

CMS Club Unit “Game-Room” Gets a Make-Over

 

The Carpentersville Middle School Club Unit is bursting at the seams, with a current membership over over 170 members!  The Club Unit serves 6th and 7th grade Club members and the Game Room was the recent recipient of make-over, which included new paint from floor to ceiling, two (2) brand-new 50’ inch flat-screen tv’s, board games, furniture, lighting and game consoles.

Centegra Executives Visit BGCDT Club Members for Project Linus

 

The Parkview BGCDT Club Unit recently hosted a great partnership event with 30 Executives from Centegra to construct over 60 blankets for Project Linus.  Centegra Executives teamed up with the 3rd grade Club members from Parkview as part of an annual charitable holiday event to make special blankets, through Project Linus, that would be distributed to children spending Christmas at Centegra Hospital.

The Tennies & Ties Gala Attracts Record Crowd and Revenue Figures!

 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township held the signature fundraising event, The Tennies & Ties Gala, on Saturday, Nov. 5th at OTTO.  The Gala hosted a record 400 guests, while raising over $294,000 for BGCDT. 

The Gala was hosted by Joe Cicero & Tina Bree, the Star 105.5 Morning Crew and guests were entertained by a live band (Serendipity), open bar, both Silent & Live Auction and a Wine Toss as well.

BGCDT Teen Club Members Surprise NISRA with Act of Kindness, Celebrate Thanksgiving with Local Senior Citizens

 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township is experiencing record growth in our Teen Membership, currently up 40% from last year.  Along with serving more Teens, the Teen Program is busy with giving back to the local community…even random acts of kindness to those in need.

BGCDT Staff Attends Midwest Leadership Conference in Louisville

 
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township was proud to send several Club Directors and Leadership Team staff to the recent BGCA Midwest Leadership Conference in Louisville, KY.  The Conference featured dynamic team-learning sessions, keynote addresses and best-practice sharing from Clubs across 13 states that represent the Midwest Region.
 

6th Annual Board Blitz

 

The mission of the Board “Blitz” Challenge, held annually in the Fall, is to promote Board Members to visit our BGCDT Club Units, while participating in a scoring format that rewards points for each visit that a Board Member completes at a BGCDT Club Unit during a two-week time frame in October.

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