22 Jun 16

Wednesday’s letters: Round up, help out

Earlier this month, $25,000 was presented to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate by the Rite Aid Foundation at the grand opening of Spartanburg’s new Rite Aid Distribution Center. We are grateful to Rite Aid and all the community leaders who brought such a corporate citizen to Spartanburg. This funding came from Rite Aid’s KidCents program.

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25 Jan 16
Fox: Great Futures Start In The Boys/Girls Clubs

Fox: Great futures start in the Boys/Girls Clubs

I joined my Boys and Girls Club the summer after my fifth-grade year at Pine Street Elementary School. Back then, I was a troubled child and a class clown. Teachers couldn't understand how I always quickly finished my work yet was unable to sit still.

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27 Jul 14
Ballet Spartanburg Dancer Helps Children Find Their Rhythm

Ballet Spartanburg dancer helps children find their rhythm

A group of fourth-graders from The Boys & Girls Club dance across the floor to the latest pop songs at the Family Life Center at Mount Moriah Baptist Church. They are full of energy and focused as they carefully execute the choreography Will Scott has taught throughout the week.

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09 Feb 14
Boys & Girls Clubs Work To Expand

Boys & Girls Clubs Work to Expand

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate is seeking state assistance to expand its successful after-school model to five new locations in the coming year. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate began in Spartanburg County in 1989 and now operates 10 clubs in Spartanburg and Cherokee counties, serving about 1,000 students per day.

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