Watchung Buffalo Wild Wings Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
Union, NJ – Get out your Halloween costume, dust off your running and walking shoes and come on down to Mobus Field, 40 Brookdale Road, Watchung on Sunday October 30 for a fun-filled 5K Race to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County.
Watchung Buffalo Wild Wings is hosting a 5K Race on Hallows Eve, which is sure to be a howl. Race starts at 9:00Am, registration open at 8:00AM. All proceeds benefit Teen Leadership programs at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County. The first 200 people to register receive a free t-shirt and goodie bag. Don’t forget to wear a costume! Register online at: bit.ly/hallowseve5k. Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eli's Pizza Pasta Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
Hungry to help Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County? Then visit Eli’s Pizza Pasta at 766 Trumbull Street, Elizabeth on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Eli’s is donating five percent of all orders: dine-in, take out or delivery, to Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County. What a great way to eat delicious food and support our programs. However you must present the flier when ordering.
Visit our Facebook page at Facebook.com/bgcuc to print the flier and present the flier when ordering. Call Eli’s for more information 908-436-0436
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Hosts Grand Opening of New Plainfield Club
PLAINFIELD, NJ - What a great time everyone had at the Grand Opening and Open House of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County new Plainfield Club! Our new facility is located at 145 Park Avenue, Plainfield.
Guests and dignitaries visited the Club on Thursday August 25 and had an opportunity to tour the new facility, meet our staff and learn about After School and Teen Leadership Programs. Parents were able to register for After School Programs for the new school year.
Comcast Hosts Career Day for Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Teens
A group of about 30 teenagers from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County (BGCUC) had a great opportunity to see first-hand the many career opportunities at Comcast, during a visit to Comcast’s Union, NJ, facility on Friday, Aug. 12.
The visit was part of a Career Day event that included speakers, presentations and hands-on experiences. Members of the BGCUC met with Comcast representatives from technical operations, marketing, human resources/recruiting and video production. They learned about the jobs of our communications technicians and the complex technology employed at Comcast, saw a demonstration of Comcast’s Olympics experience on X1, learned about job interview etiquette and visited the set of Comcast Newsmakers, where the students took turns interviewing each other and getting a behind-the-scenes look in the production booth.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Awards Steve Petross Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County recently congratulated Steve Petross, former Board Member, with a special award and medal as the newest member of The Jeremiah Millbank Society of Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Kids and corporate team up in creative endeavor
UNION COUNTY, NJ — Elizabethtown Gas and Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County have teamed up to create a very special coloring book — and it’s by kids, for kids.
As part of its initiative to spread the message of energy efficiency, Elizabethtown Gas approached BGCUC’s Elizabeth club with an interesting idea. Why not have the kids at the club create a coloring book as a learning tool for other kids?
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Welcomes Brenda Williams-Butts to Board of Directors
UNION, NJ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda Williams-Butts to their Board of Directors.
Brenda’s experience and skills will be instrumental in assisting Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County as we continue to increase awareness of our organization and seek new supporters. “I am delighted to welcome Brenda to our Board of Directors. Her expertise and resources will greatly benefit our organization and impact our members,” said Russell Triolo, Chief Executive Officer. “Brenda’s knowledge and dedication to youth will add value to our clubs and enhance our mission of bringing great programs to the youth of Union County.”
New York Liberty Legend Sue Wicks Joins Coca-Cola & ShopRite at a Fit Clinic and Day of Fun for Boys & Girls Club Youth of Union County
UNION, NJ - Coca-Cola’s Dasani brand and ShopRite of Union are teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of Union County to provide a day of fun for Union County youth. WNBA Legend and Founder of Fight 2B Fit, Sue Wicks, will lead a basketball clinic for 75 young people.
The Knicks Groove Truck, a branded box truck equipped with televisions and basketball hoops built into the side, will be available to bring the excitement of Knicks basketball to the Boys and Girls Club of Union County.
S.A.T. Prep classes for redesigned SAT offered at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union Co., Union Club in collaboration with the Chandler Learning Center will be hosting an S.A.T. prep course for the new, redesigned S.A.T. Classes are open to Juniors and Seniors registered for the June 4th, 2016 (or later) S.A.T. test.
Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays as follows: Monday May 16th & 23rd; Thursday May 16th, May 26th and June 2nd. All classes are from 6:30PM to 8:30 PM. Classes will be taught by instructors from The Chandler Learning Center. For the past 20 years they have been tutoring students in Summit and surrounding areas.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County lead the way
UNION COUNTY, NJ — Lisa Sepetjian’s brightly-colored blazer cannot compete with her dazzling smile as she walks briskly down the hall of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County, located in Union.
Close by in the large gymnasium you can hear the sounds of a basketball game in progress. Darting back and forth across the polished floor, a group of boys dribble a ball, whistling and calling to each other across the vast space. One of them catches the ball, swivels, and effortlessly tosses it into the faraway basket. Off in another corner, a small group of girls is playing their own game of basketball. A vivid mural adorns one of the walls.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Swim Team celebrates with a splash Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, Union Club Tidal Wave Swim Team Celebrated 2016 Rio Olympics with a party during Boys & Girls Club Week. Special guest was Ron Karnaugh, top-ranked swimmer in the200m medley at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, and BGCUC Alumnae. Swimmers, parents and guests all enjoyed a traditional Olympic parade of nations throughout the Union Club to the Aquatics Center, which was decorated with flags of many nations.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County names Ronnie Brangman Youth of the Year Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County named Union High School senior, Ronnie Brangman, as the 2016 Youth of the Year at the annual awards dinner Tuesday April 5th at Galloping Hill Caterers. This year's dinner was attended by almost 200 guests, including Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada and Union Township Mayor Manuel Figueiredo. Event Sponsors include Elizabethtown Gas, United Airlines, Hillmann Consulting, Dun & Bradstreet and Amerigroup.
Video: CEO Russell Triolo on Year of the Teen Recorded on: 3/9/2016. Jill Horner speaks with Russell Triolo, CEO from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, about the Year of the Teen.
Comcast Connections Q4 2015
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Comcast was excited to help the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County celebrate their 60th anniversary at their gala and fundraiser. A three-year, $75,000 grant from the Comcast Foundation supports My.Future digital technology training at the Boys & Girls Club.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Seeks Summer Program Volunteers
March 9, 2016
Are you looking for something meaningful and fun to do this summer? Consider becoming a volunteer at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County during Summer Fun Club. We are looking for teachers (current or retired), college students in Education major or individuals with skills in art and technology to teach new enrichment programs.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County congratulates Board Member Wendy Cama Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County congratulate Board Member Wendy Cama, who was recently named to the Class of 2016 New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business! The winners are recognized for their professional success, community involvement and advocacy for women and were chosen by an independent panel of judges.
Applebee's Cooks Up Breakfast with Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
Feeling hungry for a hearty breakfast? Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, Union Club is partnering with Applebee’s to host a breakfast fundraiser benefiting our Keystone Teen Leadership Club.
This delicious event is Sunday February 28, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Applebee’s, 1721 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a beverage for only $10.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County welcome Jennifer Young to Corporate Advisory Board Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County welcome new Corporate Advisory Board Member Jennifer Young. Young is a senior associate at the law firm of Dughi, Hewit & Domalewski, P.C. in Cranford.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County welcomes new board member Brian Phillips Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County welcome Brian Phillips to their Board of Directors. His experience and skills will be instrumental in assisting Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County as we increase awareness of our organization and seek new supporters.
Gallery U exhibit showcases artwork of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Gallery U, at 435 South Ave. West in Westfield, will be hosting a special exhibition, The Kids Are Alright, featuring the artwork of members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County. Members participated in a professionally taught art program through collaboration with Elaine's Art Club.
Volunteer Tutors Needed for Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is looking for volunteer tutors to help with the after school program at the Union facility. Students range in age from Kindergarten through High School.
The subject areas immediately needed are Elementary & Middle School Mathematics, Elementary & Middle School Language Arts, and Middle School Science & Social Studies. Tutors for other subjects/grades are also needed.
Art Show in Westfield to Feature Work of Boys & Girls Club Kids WESTFIELD, NJ — Gallery U Boutique in Downtown Westfield will host “The Kids are Alright,” a show featuring the works of talented young artists in the Boys & Girls Club of Union, from Jan. 29 through Feb. 1.
Nunzio's BBQ 'Grills' Up Support for Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
An area restaurant recently donated $360 to the Boys and Girls Club of Union County, proceeeds from a yearlong fundraising program designed to help area non-profit groups.
The restaurant, Nunzio’s BBQ Charcoal Grill in Vauxhall, is calling the program "Eat for Charity" and owner Diana Yuen said it is being done to celebrate Nunzio's 11th anniversary.
Yuen said the establishment will donate 10 percent of the day’s gross sales from the first day of each month to a local non-profit organization.Yuen visited the Boys and Girls Club on Jan 15 and presented a check for $360.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County and Applebee's cook up a special breakfast Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Plainfield Club is partnering with Applebee's to host a breakfast fundraiser benefiting our Keystone Club. This delicious event is Sunday, Jan. 17, from 8-10 a.m., at Applebee's, 1282 Centennial Ave., Piscataway. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a beverage for only $10.
Video: CEO Russell Triolo on Teen Recruitment Comcast Newsmakers: Jill Horner speaks with Russ Triolo, CEO from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, about Teen Recruitment. Recorded on 1/13/2016
Boys & Girls Club Chief to Attend National Youth Council Meetings Atlanta, Georgia: Russell Triolo, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, will be attending Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Joint President’s Advisory Council and National Area Council Committee meetings on January 20 – 21. The joint committees are leading the effort to chart the movement’s plans to provide maximum positive impact on the lives of children who need us most through 2025.
Change of Life - Support Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Year End Appeal Join Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County in their "Year End Appeal" through Dec. 31 and change a life. Did you know our programs reach more than 750 youth daily in Union County? Programs are offered in Union, Plainfield, Elizabeth, Hillside and Roselle. The community's generous support allows us to continue to provide a safe place for youth during the critical hours of 3-7 p.m. each day. These are the most important hours in the development of youth.
J. McLaughlin & Morphmoms Team Up to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County UNION, NJ – J. McLaughlin of Summit and Morphmom are partnering to bring toys to members at our Plainfield Club this holiday season. Youth in Summit are encouraged to drop off a new, unwrapped toy at J. McLaughlin, 10 Beechwood Road, Summit on Tuesday December 8th from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Anyone who brings a toy on that day will be entered in a raffle to win an autographed jersey from New York Giants Quarterback, Eli Manning. Refreshments will be served and there will be a ‘special guest’ from 5:00 to 7:00.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Plainfield Club Celebrates Thanksgiving PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Keystone Teen Leadership Club hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for members, their families and volunteers on Thursday November 19th. Over 75 guests enjoyed Thanksgiving Dinner served by members of the Plainfield Keystone Club and Girl Scout Troop 10803.
Bike Super Sale at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Plainfield Club Plainfield, NJ – The smell of pumpkins and spice is in the air - the holidays are just around the corner. Do you know someone who needs a bike? This is a great time to take advantage of a Super Sale on bikes at our Plainfield Bike Exchange. Select bikes are up to 50% off! Visit the Bike Exchange at the Plainfield Club: 530 West 7th Street, Plainfield. Hours are 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, and Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM now through December 23 at 6:00 PM.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County receives grant from Elizabethtown Gas Company Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County recently received a $5,000 grant award from Elizabethtown Gas Private Foundation (AGL Resources) to support the Project Learn Program. Project Learn: The Education Enhancement Program features five major components: Homework help and tutoring, High-yield Learning, Adult Involvement, Collaboration with Schools, and Incentives. Brian MacLean, President of Elizabethtown Gas and BGCUC Board Member, presented the check to Russell Triolo, CEO at the recent BGCUC Annual Meeting
Professor Lenny Williams to appear at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County on Nov. 7 in Union Join us at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County for a special lecture titled, "The Ability to Brand Yourself as a Winner," hosted by Professor Lenny Williams on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Union Club 1050 Jeanette Ave. Williams is a Professor and Admissions Counselor at New Jersey City University, and an entrepreneur, who specializes in speaking with teens about pursuing their dreams.
BGCUC's 60th Anniversary Gala is October 23rd
Oct. 20, 2015
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is pleased to announce their 60th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Friday, Oct. 23 and that Merck will be the diamond sponsor. The celebration will take place at the Clubhouse at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, New Jersey from 6-10 p.m.
Westfield Foundation supports BGCUC Career Launch Program
Oct. 9, 2015
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County received a grant award from The Westfield Foundation of $20,000 to support their expanded Career Launch Program. Elizabeth Chance, executive director of The Westfield Foundation, along with Trustees Darielle Walsh and Claudia Andreski, visited the Union Club to present the award to Russell Triolo, CEO.