Great Lehigh Valley Auto Dealer Association Supports Literacy 4 R Youth

The Boys and Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) is pleased to partner with the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA). A check of $3,000 was presented by Mr. Andy Scott, a member of GLVADA Donations Committee and the Board of Directors of the National Auto Dealers Association, at their Fall General Membership Meeting. BGCA’s Annual Fund &

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The 27th Annual Dinner – November 14, 2015

The 27th Annual Dinner will be held at Bear Creek on Saturday, November 14, 2015 and honors Don Bernhard.  Cocktails and Silent Auction begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m.  Join us for live music by Truth and Soul and dancing after dinner.  Black tie optional.  Questions contact Miguel Rivera at bgcarivera@aol.com

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Andre Reed Foundation presents $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

On November 9th, the Andre Reed Foundation presented a $25,000 check to the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown.  Andre is an alumnus of the Club and portions of the Andre Reed Celebrity Golf Classic are donated to our organization. (In the photo from left to right are Andre Reed Foundation Board members Ty Reed,

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Give the Gift of a Great Future Holiday Campaign

This holiday Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Boys and Girls Club of Allentown are proud to partner with The Bon-Ton Stores as part of our Give the Gift of a Great Future campaign. Bon-Ton shoppers can purchase a teddy bear in-store or online beginning in October through the holiday season or make a

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Country Run to benefit BGCA

Bring out your inner cow poke or cow girl! Please register to walk, run or do-si-do … 8:30 a.m., Saturday, August 22, 2015 Lehigh University’s Goodman Campus (Stabler Arena area) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The Country Run 5K is a friendly race for everyone, from serious runners to leisurely walkers, from lone rangers to family

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The Walter & Alma Bastian Fund of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation Supports BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is pleased to announce a recent grant from the Walter & Alma Bastian Fund of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation. This generous donation of $10,000 will provide their second year support for our Make Your M.A.R.K.™ students who attend our Allentown Sheridan Elementary School location. Sixteen years ago, Sheridan was

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Boys & Girls Club of Allentown Wins National Award For Outstanding Programs

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The Boys and Girls Club of Allentown received an Honor Award for Program Excellence in the Arts which is presented for an exceptional program that helps young people develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing at the Boys & Girls Clubs of

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Andre Reed Named to the Boys & Girls Club of America Alumni Hall of Fame

On May 13th in Chicago, Andre Reed was inducted into the Boys & Girls Club of America Alumni Hall of Fame at their national conference. As a child, Andre and his siblings spent a lot of time at the Allentown Boys Club while growing up. They viewed the Club as their home away from home.

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BGCA Celebrates Disney Store Opening at LV Mall

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown participated in a new Disney store opening celebration at the Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall, PA on Saturday, June 6th. The children were given a private tour prior to the opening ceremony. Mickey and Minnie were on hand to help. The children also had a private meet and

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Liz Ortiz named a 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Woman of Influence

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The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown would like to congratulate Liz Ortiz for being honored as a 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Woman of Influence recipient!  Recipients are recognized for their impact in business and community in the Lehigh Valley!   Liz has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2008.  She has

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