With the NFL season underway, we are reminded of what a strong partner and supporter the Denver Broncos are of Boys & Girls Clubs. Not only do they take charge on the football field, but they take charge in the Denver community encouraging youth everywhere to live healthy lifestyles.
Do you know what it takes to become a police officer or a firefighter in the metro Denver area? Recently over 20 Boys & Girls Club teen members got to study directly under some of Denver’s finest police officers and firefighters to find out!
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
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
Monday August 22, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
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.
This 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