REGISTER NOW FOR EXTENDED HOLIDAY BREAK PROGRAMMING

On February 21, 22, 23, & 24 the Club will be open from 8 AM – 6 PM at a cost of $15/day per child.  Payment is due up front (we accept cash, check, or credit/debit).  The deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 10 – The Club NEEDS A MINIMUM OF 15 MEMBERS SIGNED UP & PAID BY THIS DATE OR WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO STAY OPEN FOR THESE DAYS.  If we don’t have enough registrants, anyone signed up will be notified on Feb. 13 so they can make alternate arrangements & will receive a refund.  If you register your child and the Club remains open for those days but your child does not attend, you will NOT be eligible for a refund.  For lunch on these days, pizza will be available for $1.25/slice – if interested, please indicate that on the sign-up sheet and send your child with MONEY on those days.  Snack Shack items will also be available for purchase, or you may send your child with a bag lunch.

To register your child(ren) for any of these days mentioned, see the sign-up sheet at the front desk during normal Club hours.

* Please note: The Club is CLOSED Monday, Feb. 20 (school holiday for President’s Day).

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING!

Don’t miss out folks…..with the crummy weather we’ve been experiencing, what better way to unleash some of that stir-crazy energy than by throwing some dodgeballs at family, friends, colleagues, and strangers?!  The deadline to register your adult team of 8 (2 female minimum) is MONDAY, JANUARY 30th.  Judging by last year’s success and positive feedback from all participants, including the tournament champions (Fireballers!), the 2017 tourney will undoubtedly be a fantastic time!  The kids tournament promises to be just as much fun!  The awesome prize packs awarded to the championship teams of both adult and kid divisions include champion t-shirts, Dick’s gift certificates, coolers filled with adult beverages (for the 21+ crowd), and more!  Not to mention the championship team names inscribed on the plaque that hangs prominently in the Club for all to see!  Click the link below to fill out a registration/waiver form that can be mailed or dropped off at the Club (42 Sunset Blvd. – Angola, NY).

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ON FRI., FEB. 3

CLUB PARENTS – this is another opportunity to reclaim your VOLUNTEER FEE and fulfill your annual requirement!  You may also sell tickets for the Spaghetti Dinner to meet your annual FUNDRAISER FEE.

The Club is seeking volunteers for our upcoming Dodgeball Tournament fundraiser being held on Friday, February 3rd from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in the Club gymnasium. in addition, volunteer opportunities are available for our Spaghetti Dinner (also on Friday, Feb. 3) from 5:00 to 8:00 PM in the Club cafeteria.  If you have already paid your volunteer fee for the year, you will receive your $75 refund check within 2-3 weeks of helping at the event.  If you have not yet paid the fee, volunteering will wipe the need to do so.

Tickets for the Spaghetti Dinner are also for sale at a price of $8 each, so the $40 fundraiser fee may be met by selling (or buying) 5 dinner tickets.  Tickets are available for purchase in advance at the front desk, or at the door on the day of the event.  If you would like to sell tickets, the payment is due up front (cash, check, or credit), and you will be reimbursed when you sell them to family, friends, co-workers, etc.

If interested, please sign up at the front desk, or contact the Club at 926-2119.  To view the volunteer spots being offered, please click the link below.

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Join us for a Murder Mystery!

murdermysteryposter170115Once again, our great community partners: the Evans Center Volunteer Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary will host another one of our big fun-raiser events for the year: Please join us for “Crime and Pun-ishment” – a 1920’s Murder Mystery Experience that promises to be a full night of fun, great food and friends on March 4, 2017.

The Evans Center Banquet and Conference Facility will be the scene of the crime as the open bar runs from 6-9pm and the dinner theater starts at 7pm. Actors from The Murder Mystery Co. will dish up three courses of mystery, intrigue, and murder in more than two hours of interactive, Clue-style goodness that happens right in front of your table. The moment you walk through the door you will be immersed in a thrilling whodunit experience, mingling with crazy characters and shady suspects in a game of murder you get to play! Continue reading

CLUB DODGEBALL & SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISERS – FRI. FEB. 3

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Just some photos showcasing how fun last year’s tournament was, including the ADULT prize pack from 2016!!! (there was even more we couldn’t fit in the photo!)

LS CLUB HIRING FULL-TIME UNIT DIRECTOR

The Boys & Girls Club of Lake Shore is looking to hire a full-time Unit Director to lead program & youth services for members ages 7-18. After-school and evening hours required. Bachelors degree and experience working with children of all ages preferred. Salary Range is $30,000-$35,000 depending upon experience. Benefits to be discussed upon interview process. Please forward your resume and cover letter to Executive Director Adam Wittmeyer at bgcaofeden@gmail.com by January 20th, 2017. Please contact 992-2702 (Eden Boys & Girls Club) with any questions.  Feel free to share this post!

CLUB RECEIVES NEW COMPUTERS!

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The Club recently received a generous donation of 13 refurbished computers from the non-profit group called EdTech of WNY.  These computers are running the latest Microsoft Windows 10 Operating System and will mimic the user interface that they have at school.  The Club is extremely appreciative for this donation and it will certainly benefit the experiences of the members that attend our program, especially for homework use.  The Club and its members couldn’t be more pleased!   A special thanks is in order to Mr. David Rhoads of EdTech for making all of this possible.

EdTech consists of volunteers who enrich the lives of children by improving access to modern computer technology. The organization sets-up and installs or configures reliable networks, computers, smartboards, servers and other types of technology for community centers, schools, or non-profits.  For more information, check out their website here:

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