Due to inclement weather, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver will be closed today, Thursday, February 26th. Please check back for more updates or additional information. Thank you.
For families living in poverty, sometimes the simple task of cooking a healthy meal can often seem daunting. That is why the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s Health Team is working with Club members and their families to show how cooking can be fun, affordable and healthy.
Last October, forty-one families participated in a series of eight healthy cooking classes. At the end of the program families were able to take home ingredients and recipe books in a reusable grocery bag to recreate the same healthy goodies in their kitchens at home!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce the launch of the seventh annual Dream House Raffle. A limited number of tickets will be sold, offering participants a chance to win the Grand Prize of a $2.4 million Denver home or $2 million in cash. An additional 1,100 prizes will be given away throughout the raffle period (January 19 through April 24, 2015). The odds of winning a prize are 1 in 50.
As part of the Annual MLB Groundskeepers Conference held in Denver, a ceremony took place on January 13 at Coors Field to present Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver with a donation of equipment and resources valued at over $20,000.
Although 2015 is off to a fast start, we want to take a minute to reflect on some of the amazing things that your support helped us accomplish in 2014.
2014 was an incredibly busy year with an average of over 2,000 kids walking through the doors of the Clubs to participate in fun and engaging programs each day.
16-year-old Areli spends a good amount of her time in the Cultural Arts Room when she goes to her Boys & Girls Club. Much of her time spent in the art room is dedicated to creating art pieces to be submitted to the Boys & Girls Clubs Fine Arts Exhibit.
The Fine Arts Exhibit is part of a year-round program which encourages artistic expression through classes, special events and local exhibits. The program culminates in the National Fine Arts Exhibit, which begins at Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Conference and then tours the United States.
Announcement: The Boettcher Boys & Girls Club (1523 Boston Street, Aurora) will be closed the week of January 5-9, 2015 due to flooding.
A pipe broke in the past week while the building was closed and caused considerable damage to the interior. As a result, we have turned off the water in the building and will be closed for the remainder of the week. We will repair the building as quickly as possible to return to normal operations.
We will share updates about the Club schedule and plans to reopen as we learn more. We will post updates on this website and on the Club Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/bgcmd.boettcher.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Boettcher Club Director Kelly O’Mary at 303-364-0039 or by email at Boettcher@bgcmd.org. To find another Boys & Girls Club location for your child(ren) during the closure, please view our list of locations or call 303-892-9200.
Any media inquiries should be directed to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver President John Barry at 303.892.9200.
Commerce City Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver announced today a new grant award thanks to the support of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation. The grant of $5,000 will support programming for Triple Play, a program aimed at improving the health and wellness of kids. The funding will offer critical support for Club kids, providing curriculum and programming to help kids make healthy choices for the mind, body and soul.