(Edinburg) (May 14, 2012) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV have won Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) prestigious Marketing and Communications Award for Special Event and Initiatives marketing. The honor, presented to Clubs that exemplify excellence in marketing strategy and practice was presented at BGCA’s 106th National Conference in San Diego, Ca. Outside professional with leadership positions in the fields of marketing, advertising, public relations, technology, publications, and promotions served as judges for the competition.
“We are delighted to receive this honor, especially when considering we were competing with some 4,000 Clubs throughout the country,” said Beverly Land, Chief Volunteer Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV. “Our board realizes the importance of getting the Club’s identity and mission known and understood, because we depend on the support of the community to fulfill our commitment of service to the children of Edinburg.”
This marks the organization’s sixth (6th) Marketing and Communications Award from Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV has played an integral role in the Edinburg community for over 41 years, providing daily programs and services to over 18,000 young people. During the School Year the Club is open Monday-Friday, 3:00-8:00pm and during the summer the hours are 7:30am-5:30pm. The Club has moved its main site and administration to its new building The Legacy Center located at 702 Cullen Street (Rogers & Expway 281). The Club offers programs that emphasize character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, and sport, fitness and recreation. If you would like to learn more about joining the Club, or about how to join our team of professionals, or about youth programs call 956-383-2582 or visit our website at www.edinburgkids.com. If you would like to make a contribution please contact Sabrina Walker-Hernandez, Chief Professional Officer at 956-383-2582 or email email@example.com or you can text “CLUB” to 20222 to donate $5.00.
For more information about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV or to make a contribution, call 956.383-2582, ask for Sabrina Walker-Hernandez, Chief Professional Officer or Fawn Foudray-Golich, Director of Resource Development & Marketing. You can also visit our website at www.edinburgkids.com. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV is a proud City of Edinburg partner and a United Way of South Texas agency.
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