Something many people know in Lake County but not in Porter County is that long-time CEO and Executive Director Lincoln Ellis is leaving the Lake county Boys & Girls Clubs to pursue other interests.
Social service organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana have many great stories to share – stories depicting life-altering situations their clients have experienced. While these stories serve a meaningful purpose, donors need and want to know more on how their contribut…
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention statistics show: “Juvenile violence peaks in the after-school hours on school days," between when school ends and when parents/guardians arrive home from work!
GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson spoke fondly of memories she experienced attending the now-shuttered Tolleston Middle/High School.
GARY | The news of a $1 million gift to help rebuild a former school into a new center for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana proved overwhelming for Rose Joiner.
Hundreds gathered Saturday morning to clean the former school building at Nineteenth Avenue and Marshall Street. The second day of cleanup marked the first phase in creating the new John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club.
Hundreds gathered Saturday morning to clean the building at 19th Avenue and Marshall Street. The second day of cleanup marked the first phase in creating the new John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club.
GARY | Generations of young lives were shaped by lessons learned in the classrooms of Tolleston school, and volunteers are hopeful many more soon will share those experiences.
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GARY | Three of 11 vacant Gary school buildings have been sold and another building is under negotiation.
As a product of the late '50s and early '60s, my vision of a "typical" American family was shaped by what I watched on television -- something that many readers, I am sure, can attest to as well.
Lincoln Ellis is president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.
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