MY BROTHERS’ KEEPER YOUNG ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Adult League specifically incorporated as a tool to help curb gun violence in the community. Young men from the ages of 17 through 25 will play in an in-house league that requires them to be companioned with a mentor that has gone through similar experiences that they...
Step Back Squad

Step Back Squad

The Boys & Girls Club AAU Step Back 7th & 8th grade basketball team traveled to Lisle, Illinois’ West Suburban Sports Complex where they established themselves more than capable of bringing home the bacon. Not only does John Grilliot and AJ Simmons coach these...
FMS Moana Jr

FMS Moana Jr

The Boys & Girls Club attended Freeport Middle School’s first theatrical production, Moana Jr in February. Club member Janelle Dickens was cast as one of the Chief Ancestors, and Westview participant Aaliyah Williams, portrayed the lead role as Moana....
BGC Nation & Black History Month

BGC Nation & Black History Month

BGC Nation Dance Team were special guest performers at the Fruzen Intermediate School’s Soul Food Night in Beloit, Illinois. The event paid homage to Black History Month by serving a variety of food that African American cultures have shared throughout generations....
Girl Scouts Troop 1189

Girl Scouts Troop 1189

The cookie season is officially over and the girls sold 6,608 boxes of cookies! Over Spring Break we went to the 333 National Guard Armory and delivered donated boxes of cookies. We will soon be visiting St. Joseph’s Nursing Home with donated cookies as well. Girls...