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BEATING THE ODDS: FOCUS ON EDUCATION HELPS KIDS SUCCEED Boys & Girls Club of Edinburg Rio Grande Valley Helps Members Set Academic Goals

September 29, 2014
Club members are working on academic goal-setting by visualizing their future college attendance and drawing their school pennants. EDINBURG, TX (September 26, 2014) As the new school year begins, the Boys & Girls Club of Edinburg RGV is concerned about the brain and its ability to perform... Full Story

Power Hour: Making Minutes Count, Understanding Teen’s Unique Needs

September 29, 2014
America is facing a crisis. With almost 50 percent of teens dropping out of high school in some communities, our nation is in danger of losing an entire generation to poor education. Boys & Girls Clubs can play an integral role in helping youth beat... Full Story

Texas Alliance Announces AmeriCorps Contract for Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV

September 18, 2014
Pictured L-R are the newly sworn AmeriCorps members Elia Lopez, Janice Montemeyor, Lariza C. Cortez , Celina Solis and Johnathon Ramirez serving at Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV. Not pictured are Christian Villarreal and Katherine Garza. At the completion of the program each... Full Story

Back to School Blitz

September 04, 2014
150 Club members and Commissioner Joseph Palacios, kicks off the Back to School Blitz with a B2S Rally. 150 Club members and Commissioner Joseph Palacios, kicks off the Back to School Blitz with a B2S Rally. EDINBURG, TX (August 29, 2014)  Every year Boys & Girls Clubs... Full Story

Healthy Habits for a Lifetime: A Day for Kids and World Wide Day of Play Celebration

September 03, 2014
EDINBURG, TX (September 3, 2014)  For the third year in a row, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV will be celebrating Day for Kids and World Wide Day of Play, with HEB sponsoring the 2-day event. The 2-day event starts on Friday, September 19,... Full Story

Back to School Rally & Shopping Spree

September 03, 2014
20 Jr Staff members partnered with 20 caring adults for their Back to School Rally and Shopping Spree at the JCPenney store in Edinburg, TX. EDINBURG, TX (August 8, 2014)  20 Jr Staff members completed their Summer Career Development Program, an initiative designed to prepare youth... Full Story

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF EDINBURG RGV Inspiring harmony through the Youth for Unity Program

August 07, 2014
Through the support of United Way of South Texas, more than 150 youth completed the Youth for Unity Program structured around four primary themes designed to help Club members: See themselves as unique and special individuals, Understand our society’s diversity, Recognize bias and unfairness, and... Full Story

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV After School Registration Underway

August 06, 2014
Edinburg (August 6, 2014)Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV invite you to Step Right Up & Join the Fun this 2014-2015 school year.  Registration for new members and membership renewal is now open.   Five neighborhood after school sites will be open, The Legacy Center (702... Full Story

Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Program Prepares Teens for Careers in Human Service

August 06, 2014
Members of the Junior Staff Program after a volunteer session at the Edinburg Children’s Hospital. (Edinburg), (August 6, 2014) - Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV, through United Way of South Texas funding, is helping teens to see how they can make a difference in... Full Story

LEARNING CURVE: Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV fights summer learning loss

June 20, 2014
Club members learn about engineering during a science session at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV. Club members learn about the sun during a science session at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV. Club members learn about engineering during a science session at... Full Story