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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside will offer two weeks of day camp during spring break in March.

Members of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside have thousands of reasons to succeed thanks to the generous funds raised during the 23rd annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser.

Chocolate will take center stage when the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside holds its 23rd annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser on Feb. 11.

The Boys & Girls Club is preparing for its sweetest event Feb. 11 — Chocolate Fantasy.

Teens from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Redlands-Riverside received some tips on nailing job interviews after a recent career day at iHerb.

Members of the Redlands Fire Department brought a “spark” of holiday joy to 700 members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside.

Wells Fargo employees taught Boys & Girls Club members about financial responsibility over the past two months.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside is participating in an online philanthropic campaign at both the international and local levels on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Spooky shenanigans helped raise more than $23,000 during the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside’s annual Mansion Masquerade.

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside is throwing a party for those they serve — local youth.

REDLANDS -- If Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia can inspire one child to go for their dreams, he said, he knows he’s doing his job.

Seventy children from low-income households went back-to-school shopping Saturday, Aug. 6, with the Kiwanis Club of Redlands (Noon) and the Kiwanis Club of San Bernardino picking up the bill.

REDLANDS -- Local children in need will return to school Aug. 10 in new clothing thanks to two philanthropic organizations and Kohl’s.

REDLANDS - Using materials such as Legos, index cards and a bit of creativity, eight young girls put their heads together to create vehicles that could travel in windy conditions at the Burrage Mansion.

More than 20 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside got to shoot hoops with the Los Angeles Lakers’ Jordan Clarkson.

See gallery at http://www.ocregister.com/articles/clarkson-718602-lakers-game.html

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside is seeking information on its history leading up to its 50th anniversary in August 2017.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside honored its Youth of the Year Ambassadors, Starbucks and Bank of America at its annual Be Great Awards May 6 in Moreno Valley.

For the first time in its 22-year history, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside’s Chocolate Fantasy fundraising gala brought in more than $100,000.

“It’s all for the kids,” said P.T. McEwen, the Club’s CEO.

Tickets are on sale to the 22nd annual Chocolate Fantasy, the signature fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside.
It will take place Feb. 13 at the historic Mitten Building in downtown Redlands. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Redlands-Riverside and Central San Bernardino Neighborhood Transformation Collaborative held a holiday party and toy giveaway Dec. 16 at the Waterman Gardens public housing complex.

Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside celebrated the holidays Dec. 18 at the Burrage Mansion.
The organization held is annual seasonal extravaganza, inviting 700 members from 36 clubhouses to take part in arts and crafts, games, food and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the historic home.

Bank of America has named Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside the 2015 Neighborhood Builder.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside will offer three weeks of day camp over winter break in December and January. Day camp is for ages 5 to 14 and runs 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hansberger Clubhouse in Redlands. Dates are Dec. 21-23, Dec. 28-31 and Jan. 4-8. Cost is $100 per week per child. Scholarships and early-bird discounts are available.

On Nov. 20, the Club’s San Bernardino site hosted a Thanksgiving meal for members and their families. Club staff also honored Cal State San Bernardino volunteers – who donated the food -- for their service at the site. Students have volunteered there since 2007.

Cal State San Bernardino students Viviana Barajas serve Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 20 at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside’s San Bernardino site. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside celebrated Thanksgiving this week with food, fun and football.

On Monday October 26 at 2:30pm, kids from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside received an educational and exciting presentation from the Loma Linda Fire Department.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside’s fourth annual Mansion Masquerade drew about 200 people to the Burrage Mansion in Redlands on Oct. 23. The Halloween-themed costume party, presented by Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary, raised more than $25,000 for the club.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside’s fourth annual Mansion Masquerade drew about 200 people to the Burrage Mansion in Redlands Oct. 23.
The Halloween-themed costume party, presented by Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary, raised more than $25,000 for the club. The event featured food, drinks, dancing, a silent auction and two tours — one historic and one “haunted.”

On Oct. 10, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Redlands-Riverside celebrated the opening of a new Ross store in Redlands.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside invited families to spend time away from the TV and video games at its annual “Day for Kids.”
Held Saturday at the organization’s Hansberger Clubhouse, the event aims to give families a day out without having to spend money.
“For us, the whole thing is for parents and kids to spend meaningful time with one another at no cost. That’s the great thing about it,” said P.T. McEwen, the club’s chief executive officer.

Dozens of local youth were treated to an afternoon of fun at the ballpark Saturday thanks to the Redlands Police Department.
The department, along with several community partnerships, hosted a Cops & Kids event, which invited youth from the Redlands Community Center and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside out to San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino to play a game of softball and meet potential Major League ballplayers.

Kiwanis Club president Michael Milian said the shopping spree is the event his members most enjoy all year, because they interact with the youth.
“We’re not only providing the funding for the event, the members love the fact that we get to get hands on and work with the kids,” said Milian, who brought his three children and wife along.

Fabian Rios, left, and Jorden Pfeiffer build a rocker out of paper and masking tape at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riversideís Camp Einstein at the Burrage Mansion in Redlands. (Courtesy Photo)
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside held two Camp Einstein sessions this summer at the Burrage Mansion in Redlands.

Girls work in pairs to build robots made from Lego pieces at Camp Einstein in Redlands.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside will honor Kiwanis, T-Mobile and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians at its inaugural Be Great Awards in San Bernardino May 15.
The event will be held at the historic Fox Theatre at 398 W. Court St. and will include dinner, dessert and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Club programs, including the Scholarship Fund.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside recently honored its Junior Youth of the Year nominees at a banquet at the Burrage Mansion in Redlands.
They are Christian Zarate, 10, of the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Mentone site; Larissa Lugo, 11, Waterman Gardens site, San Bernardino; Joshua Ramirez, 10, Bryn Mawr site, Loma Linda; Jeffrey Schroepfer, 12, Dennis Hansberger Clubhouse, Redlands; and Serena Granillo, 12, Casitas del Valle, Moreno Valley.
The Junior Youth of the Year nominees were picked for their leadership, character and attitudes, and were chosen from the members of the month at the clubs’ sites.

Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Redlands-Riverside were treated to a meet and greet with the cast of “Marvel Universe Live” on Thursday at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.
A number of activities were planned, from arts and crafts to a chance to dress as Thor, Iron Man, Wolverine and other Marvel characters for a photo opportunity or two.

A Family Fun Night will be held 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside’s Hansberger clubhouse, 1251 Clay St., Redlands.
The free event is open to all families with children.
Sponsors are local nonprofit Share Today Shape Tomorrow, food service company Sodexo and the University of Redlands.
Dinner will be served at 5:30, and activities include games and cookie decorating. There will be a raffle for a bicycle.
Catherine Walker, executive director of Share Today Shape Tomorrow, is spearheading the event with a $400 grant from Sodexo and donations from other sources, including the University of Redlands’ Campus Diversity and Inclusion and Community Service Learning offices.
The Sodexo grant must be used to ease child hunger, Walker said.
Parents can also take food, toiletries and books home with them, said Walker, who teaches environmental studies at the University of Redlands.

This week, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside join more than 4,100 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country and Boys & Girls Clubs of America-affiliated youth centers on U.S. military installations in celebrating National Boys & Girls Club Week.
The week highlights the impact Boys & Girls Clubs have on the lives of 4 million young people each year.

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