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Appetite 4 Art Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Re-Branded Event

Art Benefit Event Presented by Boys and Girls Clubs Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Appetite for Art Draws Local Talent for Newly Re-Branded Event   (RALEIGH, N.C.)– Appetite for Art is a charity gala benefiting by The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County taking place on Friday, April 17, 2015. Hosted in downtown Raleigh, NC [...]

Appetite 4 Art Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Re-Branded Event2020-09-14T13:38:14-04:00

Club Members’ Fine Art Exhibit Featured at Contemporary Art Museum

The Boys & Girls Club serving Wake County is one of thousands of Clubs across the country joining in a search to identify talented young artists. Locally, the fine arts competition started with over 200 young artists creating more than 400 works of art from the 7 area Club locations.  Winning artwork from each age [...]

Club Members’ Fine Art Exhibit Featured at Contemporary Art Museum2020-09-14T13:38:14-04:00

Taco Bell Foundation for Teens & Luihn Foods Make Big Impact for Teens

A big “thank you” to our friends at Luihn Foods and the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens for helping our teens build pathways toward GREAT FUTURES in 2014. Not only did Taco Bell Foundation for Teens provide a $16,000 grant to support the Project S.T.R.I.V.E (Skills, Training, Readiness, Innovation Vocation & Education) program at our [...]

Taco Bell Foundation for Teens & Luihn Foods Make Big Impact for Teens2020-09-14T13:38:14-04:00

Wake Forest Club Concludes Soccer Season With Olive Garden Feast

On December 9th, the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club hosted its annual Indoor Soccer Awards Dinner. This program ran for 10 weeks and taught not only the basic skills of soccer but also the elements of leadership, teamwork and courage it takes to play the game. The Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club would [...]

Wake Forest Club Concludes Soccer Season With Olive Garden Feast2020-09-14T13:38:14-04:00

Congratulations Naomi Strawhorn – 2014 Boys & Girls Clubs Staff of the Year!

During her tenure with the Raleigh Girls Club, Naomi Strawhorn has done a phenomenal job influencing growth and participation in Boys & Girls Clubs key Academic Success programs. The number of children served in the Power Hour program at the Raleigh Girls Club has risen by more than 30% since Naomi became our Education Director. [...]

Congratulations Naomi Strawhorn – 2014 Boys & Girls Clubs Staff of the Year!2020-09-14T13:38:14-04:00

Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation Provides Special Night for Boys & Girls Clubs Members

The 17th Annual Skate with the Canes event took place on Monday, November 24 at PNC Arena from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. This event is one of the most interactive, all-access, behind-the-scenes, player-friendly events that the Carolina Hurricanes organization offers each year. It is a special Kids ‘N Community Foundation fundraising event that allows fans [...]

Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation Provides Special Night for Boys & Girls Clubs Members2020-09-14T13:38:14-04:00

Dunlap, Bush Highlight Boys & Girls Clubs 2014 Hall of Fame Class

It is with great pleasure that the Boys & Girls Clubs announce that Dr. Billy Dunlap and Mr. Gary Bush have been inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame.  The Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame honors individuals, civic groups and corporations that have strongly impacted the Clubs.  Mr. Bush and [...]

Dunlap, Bush Highlight Boys & Girls Clubs 2014 Hall of Fame Class2020-09-14T13:38:14-04:00

Dr. Billy Dunlap Inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame

Dr. Billy Dunlap is a longtime Raleigh resident, a 1957 graduate of Broughton High School where he was Senior Class President.  After receiving his undergraduate degree from UNC in 1961, Billy attended Duke Medical School, where he again served as Senior Class President and graduated in 1965. Billy then went to the Medical College of [...]

Dr. Billy Dunlap Inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame2020-09-14T13:38:15-04:00