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Added by rick griffin on September 23, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Ribbon Cutting for La Mesa’s
New Boys & Girls Clubs Clubhouse
LA MESA -- The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGCEC) has scheduled a ribbon-cutting ceremony…Continue
Added by rick griffin on September 24, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Boys & Girls Club Nears Completion!
Brady Family Clubhouse, Gagon Academy, Bill Walton Gymnasium
LA MESA -- Construction is nearing completion in La Mesa on the…Continue
Added by rick griffin on August 28, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
New Boys & Girls Club Rising
LA MESA -- The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGCEC) has begun construction of its new Brady Family Clubhouse in La Mesa that will house the Gagon Academy and Bill Walton Gymnasium. The new clubhouse is located past a ball field on the…Continue
Added by rick griffin on July 27, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County will present its 51st annual Conrad’s Supper Club, formerly called the Children’s Ball, a fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 “L” St., Downtown San Diego. Reception will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7 p.m. and live auction at 8:30 p.m.
The annual event has been renamed in honor of the late philanthropist Conrad Prebys, who passed away in July 2016 at age 82. Prebys, one of San Diego County’s…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 7, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGCEC) has announced installation of a solar power system has been completed at its Santee clubhouse, 8820 Tamberly Way. San Diego-based Empowered Energy Solutions said its solar system costing $184,000 to…Continue
Added by rick griffin on April 7, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Club of East County has announced more than $5.6 million has been raised towards a goal of $9.4 million for its fundraising effort called the “La Mesa Capital Campaign” that includes construction of a new 25,000-square-foot clubhouse on the campus of La Mesa Arts Academy, previously known as La Mesa Middle School.
BGCEC officials said recent donations have been received from the following: the Justo family that owns ASI Hastings…Continue
Added by rick griffin on March 16, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County will present its 50th annual Children’s Ball on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 “L” St., Downtown San Diego. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit programs, activities and services provided annually to more than 3,000 children, ages 5 to 18, who attend the five facilities operated by the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County. Cocktail reception and drawing will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 7…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 3, 2016 at 3:32pm — No Comments
The Fletcher Hills Kiwanis Club is organizing a canned food drive on Saturday, April 25 at the Grossmont Center mall in La Mesa to celebrate this year’s 100th anniversary of Kiwanis International.
Local residents are encouraged to visit the mall at 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa and donate canned food item from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the former The Highlander store near the movie theaters. The canned food will be donated to local schools to stock their pantries. Needy local…Continue
Added by rick griffin on April 22, 2015 at 11:31am — No Comments
A fundraising campaign to build new Boys & Girls Clubs facilities in La Mesa will take an important step forward with a special event starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 24. The event will feature a number of activities at the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County’s La Mesa Teen Center, 7775 Junior High Dr., on the La Mesa Middle School campus.
Beginning at 5 p.m., a special reception for Helix High School alumni will be attended by Bill Walton, La Mesa native, Helix…Continue
Added by rick griffin on July 21, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments
The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host Jerry Fazio, executive director, the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation, for a breakfast meeting starting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 13, at the Marie Callender’s restaurant, 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego.
Cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for guests with advanced reservations, or $25 at the door. Breakfast will include eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, fresh fruit and juice. Prize…Continue
Added by rick griffin on May 12, 2014 at 10:24am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation has recruited more than 30 La Mesa community leaders who have begun raising $4.45 million. That figure represents the remaining half of $8.9 million needed to build a new clubhouse in…Continue
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