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Wed, 08/15/2012

There is still time to join the Garfield Jr. Boilermaker tackle football teams.  Although practices have started there is still open spots for the youth of Garfield to join this long city tradition of Champions.  The Senior team is looking to defend their championship from last season.  And the Junior and PeeWees' are looking forward to victories of their own.

Fri, 08/10/2012

As athletes from countries all over the world gather in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics and celebrate the opening of an amazing few weeks.  I sit and think about the appropriate way to celebrate all that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Garfield has accomplished during the Summer of 2012.  How many of our kids will aspire to be the next great decathlete, track star, swimmer or soccer star.  I am just pleased to know that the over 300 kids that are participating in our summer programs have those dreams and know that anything is possible.

Fri, 08/03/2012

One of the most significant steps Boys & Girls Clubs can take to deepen impact is to increase the attendance and participation of its Club members. I firmly believe reaching more youth every day that Clubs are open, and keeping our members engaged through high school, is critical to our success. When your Club members attend frequently, become engaged in your Club program, and connect with your staff and their peers, they form a strong bond with the Club...

Thu, 07/26/2012

Registration has started for the 2012 Season of GJB football.

Practice begins in August.

Tue, 04/03/2012

Selected among several local outstanding youth, Mark Espinoza will compete against other Boys & Girls Club members for the New Jersey Youth of the Year title and a $1,000 college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation. As the new Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Club of Garfield, 17-year old Mark is a true example of an extraordinary young man recognized by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for his sound character, leadership skills and willingness to give back to the community. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive.