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Wine & Cheese

Wine & Cheese

We want to extend our deepest gratitude to the team at Gary Yeomans for hosting the Linda Paul Wine & Cheese Event. From the fantastic door prizes to the beautifully arranged setup by Joe Hearn Events, and the mouthwatering hors d'oeuvres prepared by 31 Supper...

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Putting Out Fires

Putting Out Fires

Boys & Girls Club staff recently received training at the Holly Hill Fire Department on how to use a fire extinguisher. A special thanks to Chief Jim Bland, Fire Chief of the Holly Hill Fire Department.

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All the Way Up to a B

All the Way Up to a B

We had a young girl at our Club who really struggled in school. Especially when it came to her history (language arts) and her math. Math is something that was a struggle for me. But language arts was easy for me. Once she got her report card from school. She...

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A Work in Progress

A Work in Progress

Our club had a brother and sister who started two years ago during the summer. Both members had no coping skills, were very impulsive, very explosive, and very disrespectful to everyone they encountered. In the past two years, both members have completely done a 180...

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Taking the Initiative

Taking the Initiative

When I first began working at the new Club, in my new role. I began giving light duty assignments to our Jr. Staff. She at first didn’t know how to react, but when I asked if she was a paid employee, she realized what I was asking her to do was actually in her job...

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Classroom Success

Classroom Success

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties with support from Easterseals conducted the fourth and final educational training for all agencies, focusing on “Strategies for Classroom Success.” Dr. JoEllan Rogers facilitated the training on Friday, September...

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A Change in Behavior

A Change in Behavior

Nine years ago, I met a young man named Javon. He seemed like a pretty cool young man that immediately gravitated to me when I first started. I had people come up to me and tell me to watch him because he had a quick temper. As time went on, I began working with Javon...

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By Your Side

By Your Side

Tavahny participated in a talent show competition and not only had a great experience but also received some great guidance from one of the judges. And like always, Miss Althea was by her side supporting and cheering her on. Tavahny began attending the Lacey/Spring...

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Center Stage

Center Stage

Ron Nowviskie came to our local Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors more than 20 years ago and was already a recognized local leader, serving as the Campaign Chair of the United Way and President of Catholic Charities and Council on Aging. With not only local...

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Passion to Serve

Passion to Serve

Seeing my teens take the initiative to do community service is a highlight of the Club experience. Seeing the passion and energy they put into serving their community is phenomenal. Seeing Joe get a full ride scholarship to DME and seeing the growth and change while...

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Give them a place to go as they grow.

Help us in our mission to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens and leaders.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties

101 N Woodland Blvd., Suite 400, DeLand, FL 32720

(386) 734-0555

info@bgcvfc.org

M-F: 9am-5pm, S-S: Closed

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.