Jefferson County Boys & Girls Club to Host Special Fundraiser

Hosted by Jeffco Area Mayors and Commissioners – Special Guest Lt. Governor Donna Lynne

Please join the Jefferson County Boys & Girls Club on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Rolling Hills Country Club, 15707 W. 26th Avenue in Golden, Colorado. This event will give guests an opportunity to invest in the success of Jeffco youth. Special guest Lt. Governor Donna Lynne will provide remarks.

The event is hosted by all of Jeffco’s mayors and county commissioners including Arvada Mayor Marc Williams, Edgewater Mayor Kris Teegardin, Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan, Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul, Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison, Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay, and Jeffco County Commissioners Don Rosier, Libby Szabo and Casey Tighe. Continue reading

Erin Porteous to lead Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver as new CEO

Erin Porteous named new CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

Erin Porteous named new CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver (BGCMD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Porteous as its new Chief Executive Officer. Porteous, who currently serves as Chief Development Officer, will assume her new role on October 1, 2016.

“Erin has been an energetic and effective leader at Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver for more than a decade,” said Laurie Korneffel, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Her deep experience and commitment to serving low-income youth and developing strong community partnerships are just a few of her many outstanding qualities that make her the ideal candidate to lead our organization and advance our mission.”

Porteous joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver in 2006, and has been a vital part of the organization’s leadership, improving the scale and quality of its programs while exceeding its revenue goals.

Porteous is succeeding John Barry who will retire on September 30, 2016.  Continue reading

Colorado Rapids, in association with Ardent Mills, to host Rapids TeamFit at Suncor Boys & Girls Club

**Media Advisory**
Monday August 22, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:        Mark Randall (mark.randall@teamkse.com, 720-201-8610) or Diego Garcia (diego.garcia@coloradorapids.com, 303-727-3508)

WHO:                       Colorado Rapids’ Player Dennis Castillo and coaches from Colorado Rapids Soccer Academy host 

WHAT:                     A one – hour fitness clinic, Team Fit, sponsored by Ardent Mills

WHY:                       To promote good health, nutrition and fitness

WHEN:                     Wednesday Aug 24, 2016 | 4:30-5:30 pm

WHERE:                   Suncor Boys and Girls Club

                                 6201 Holly Street

                                 Commerce City, CO 80022

 

ViewHouse Centennial Hosts Second Annual T-Mobile Fantasy Sports Combine

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, ViewHouse Centennial will host the second annual T-Mobile Fantasy Sports Combine (FSC), the nation’s premiere live fantasy football experience bringing together an extraordinary roster of fantasy sports experts, championship-winning coaches, professional athletes, and sports media personalities. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at ViewHouse, a chef-driven rooftop, eatery and bar that was named “Best Sports Bar for Watching Games” in 2015 by Westword, located at 7101 South Clinton St., Centennial, CO 80112.

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Helping families succeed

Amari-Head-Shot-For-BlogThis summer, the Vickers Boys & Girls Club has been so much more than a safe, engaging place for seven-year-old Amari to spend her day. The Club has also provided a support system for her mother while she is completing her master’s degree. Without the Club and the affordable $2 membership fee, it would be almost impossible for Amari’s mother, a single parent, to complete her classes and the unpaid internship required to graduate. Continue reading