Entries by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale

Dedication of Ellie & Michael Ziegler Teen Center held for local philanthropists’ million-dollar gift to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) formally dedicated the newly refreshed Ellie and Michael Ziegler Teen Center at its Vestar Branch in Desert Ridge on Monday, October 22, 2018. The renovations included new paint, flooring, a wall mural, new furniture, technology and safety updates, and the addition of a half gym to the […]

Power Hour homework help program at Boys & Girls Club makes all the difference in Lehi Branch member’s academic gains

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (October 9, 2018) – Ava, age 10, used to struggle with math in school. But after school, Ava attends the Lehi Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS), located in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, where she takes advantage of the Club’s Power Hour homework help program. Because of […]

Nintendo and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale host free STEM workshops using Nintendo Labo program

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (August 31, 2018) – Nintendo and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) have teamed up to offer free STEM Nintendo Labo programming. Workshops will be held at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale branches throughout September and early October. Any child age 9 – 12 is welcomed to register. Kids […]

Proposed Federal Tax Regulations Changes

The IRS, on Thursday, August 23, issued proposed regulations that will disallow federal charitable tax deductions for certain state tax credit donations received after this Monday, August 27, 2018. If you itemize your federal taxes this may impact the deductibility of your tax credit support for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale through the […]

Single mom caring for six kids thankful for Ellie & Michael Ziegler’s generosity as her family prepares for the new school year

Ziegler’s Prep Rally Back to School shopping days help 400+ Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale kids get ready for school SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (July 24, 2018) – On the first day of four back to school shopping days sponsored by community leaders Ellie & Michael Ziegler, 220 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale […]

GoDaddy presents sixth annual Live & Local event scheduled for Nov. 11, proceeds benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale

Event passes are now on sale for the sixth annual Live & Local evening festival celebrating Arizona food, music, beer and spirits. Live & Local is presented by GoDaddy and will take place on Sunday, November 11 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Live & Local will take over The District at Desert Ridge Marketplace […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale names Robyn Julien as President & CEO

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) selected Robyn Julien, third-generation Arizona native and known local non-profit leader, to fill the position of President & CEO. Julien comes from the Arizona Burn Foundation where she served as their CEO. “It was top-of-mind for the organization to find someone who was locally-invested and respected,” said […]

Ribbon Cut for New Guenther/Curran Family Gymnasium and Hilton Family Teen Center

On Monday, June 4, members and families of the Thunderbirds Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) gathered with community leaders and supporters to celebrate the opening of the new Guenther/Curran Family Gymnasium and the Hilton Family Teen Center. Marianne and Glenn Guenther, who funded the Guenther/Curran Family Gymnasium, and Steve and […]