The Home Page of the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney
The Boys & Girls Club of Sidney
2pm to 7pm Monday - Friday
Located on the 2nd Floor of the Sidney Civic Center.
Sign up for the 18th Annual Tim Morley Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, June 6th
at the Sidney Golf & Country Club.
Click here for more information.
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF SIDNEY
FOR A CHANCE TO WIN
AN KINDLE FIRE!
Nine year old Jordan Macak from Franklin was the
winner of the Boys & Girls Club 1st Membership Drive for 2013.
Out of 74 possible members Jordan was selected to receive a free Ipad Mini.
Youth between the ages of 5 to 19 now have the chance to win a Kindle Fire
Tablet simply by becoming a member or renewing their membership at the Boys
& Girls Club of Sidney.
Boys and Girls Club of Sidney is hosting its second membership and renewal drive
for 2013. All new and renewing members that complete an application and pay the
annual card fee of $10 by April 30th, 2013 will be entered into a
drawling for a new Kindle Fire Tablet. Current active members will also earn a
chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card for each family member or friend they
refer and becomes a new member to the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney.
first membership drive netted a total of 74 new and renewed members for 2013.
We have set an organizational goal of 300 members by the end of the year.” Said James Tweedie, Executive Director of the
Boys & Girls Club of Sidney. "Our Club has a lot of program and activities
going on daily for our members including homework help, arts and crafts, open
gym and Triple Play, than you add in the free daily healthy snacks, the games
room, teen room and tech center…there is always something going on at the Club.
If you haven’t or it’s been awhile you really should come and see how the Club
has grown and evolved over the last few years to better server area youth and
Boys & Girls Club of Sidney serves children between the ages of 5 and 19
after school and during the summer with activities and programs that include
homework help, sports education, life skills and mentoring. The Club is a drop
in recreational program and is currently open Monday through Friday from 2pm to
7pm and is located on the 2nd
floor of the Sidney Civic Center. To
learn more about the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney please
call (607) 561-2311.
Pot of Gold Found at
Boys & Girls Club of Sidney
St. Patricks Day
Saturday March 17th
over 40 community members both young and old
came together to support the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney (BGCS) at its 5th
Annual St. Patrick’s Bowl-A-Thon at 20th
Century Lanes in Sidney.
Because of the amazing turn out the BGCS grossed over $2,400 to support after
school and summer programming for Sidney and the surrounding Tri-Town
year’s bowl-a-thon had 8 teams and all of those in attendance were treated to a
great night of free food, drinks and prizes.
This year "Top Fundraising” honors went to Team Hadden composed of Lisa
Hadden, Sandy Mark, Justin "Biggie” Youngs and Dawn Haynes which raised $600 to
benefit programming at the BGCS.
behalf of the Boys & Girls Club members, Staff and Board of Directors we
would like to thank all of this year’s participants. We would also like to
thank NBT Bank, Sidney House of Flowers, Joe and Vinnys’s Pizzeria, Doughboys
Pizzeria. A special thank you goes to Jeff Mazeralla and his staff at 20th
Century Lanes for all of their hard work in helping host this years’ annual
is a charter member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of American and provides
after school and summer programming to more than 500 area youth between the
ages of 5 to 19. The Club is open daily from 2pm to 7pm during the school year
and from 8am to 6pm during the summer school recess and is located on the
second floor of the Sidney Civic Center. For more information on the Boys &
Girls Club of Sidney visit call (607) 561-2311.
BGCS St. Pat Bowl-A-Thon:
On Saturday March 17th
, the Boys
& Girls Club of Sidney hosted its 5th
Annual St. Patricks Day
Bowl-A-Thon at 20th
Century Lanes in Sidney. This year’s top
fundraising team was Team Hadden which raised $600 to benefit after school and
summer programming for area youth.
Members of Team Hadden included (left to right) Justin Youngs, Dawn Haynes,
Sandy Mark and team captain and top individual fundraiser Lisa Hadden.
Sidney All-Stars Come
Up Just Short Against Platinum Street Ballers
Saturday, November 10th the Platinum Street Ballers (PSB) returned
to Sidney to take on the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney (BGCS) All-Stars in
its Annual charity street ball game. Over 300 community member attended this
years’ game which featured some of the top professional street ball players in
the Nation including Johnny Blaze, Young Voltron and Gotem. Taking on the PSB
were former Sidney Alumni, local businesses and community members. After four
entertaining quarters of basketball the final score of the game was PSB 109,
BGCS All-Stars 106.
years’ event was filled with some amazing basketball highlights and featured performances
from the Kennedy Performing Art Centre and the Sidney Pee Wee Cheerleading
squad. On behalf of the BGCS Board of
Directors, Staff and Members a special thank you to this year’s BGCS All-Star
Team who never gave up and proudly represented our Sidney community.
years’ event was sponsored by Sidney Federal Credit Union, Trackside Dinning, WCDO,
The Wagner Companies, United Way of Sidney and Platinum Family Radio. Thanks to
the support of these sponsors and those in attendance the BGCS grossed over
than $2,200 from this years’ event which will help support after school and
summer programming for youth between the ages of 5 to 19. In addition, the BGCS would like to thank Great
American, Video Entertainment Plus, Sidney Central Schools, Kennedy Performing
Art Centre, Sidney Pee Wee Cheerleaders, Wayne & Kali Jones, Eric Dorsey
Sr., Ron & Lisa Hadden and Anne Pallischeck for all of their hard work in
making this event a success.
BGCS is a charter member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and provides
after school and summer programming for more than 500 youth between the ages of
5 to 19 annually living in and around Sidney. Currently, the BGCS is open from
2pm to 7pm Monday through Friday and is located on the 2nd
the Sidney Civic Center. For more information on the BGCS please call (607)
561-2311 or log on to our official web page www.bgcsidney.com
It’s Official! Boys & Girls Club of Sidney Part of
Guinness World Record for Games of Tag
For one day in April, children
across the country chased each other around gyms and infields playing games of
Tag all in an effort to stay healthy and fit and to have fun. In doing so, members of Boys & Girls Club
of Sidney helped officially set the Guinness World Record for Most Participants
in a Game of Tag during a 24-Hour period (Multiple Venues). The record-breaking news
comes after months of anticipation. The
nationwide effort was held between April 19 and 20 in conjunction with the
annual weeklong observation of National Boys &
Girls Club Week
Boys & Girls Club of
Sidney contributed 35 participants to the official multi-venue total of 20,541.
The organization was one of 335 Clubs who took part in the attempt. The games of Tag were part of the Major
WANNA PLAY?™ program
conducted by Boys & Girls Clubs across the country and on U.S. military
WANNA PLAY?™ is
a multi-faceted initiative dedicated to youth
fitness, that encourages boys and girls ages, 6 to 12, to increase their
overall fitness and nutrition education through physical activity while
learning the fundamental skills of baseball and softball through fun and
This is a top priority for every Boys &
Girls Club daily.
"We firmly believe that young people must be active, stay healthy and
above all else have fun to create a truly great future,” said James
Tweedie, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Sidney "We
are very proud of our Club members who took the world record challenge
seriously, enabling this new record to be set.”
achievement was officially announced at a special
event and skills clinic held prior to Game 3 of
the World Series in Detroit, MI.
For individuals and families
looking for information about how to participate in programs like
WANNA PLAY? or the Boys & Girls Club
of Sidney , please visit our web site at www.bgcsidney.com
or contact us at (607) 561-2311.