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2019 Dapper Dan Youth Athlete of the Year

2019-05-18T12:01:00-04:00

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania Dapper Dan Youth Athlete of the Year Michael (Dino) Tomlin has been selected by Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania as the Eat’n Park Hospitality Group Dapper Dan Youth Athlete of the Year. As an honor roll student, Michael Tomlin was starting Wide Receiver for the #1 ranked WPIAL Class 2A Team. He averaged 34 yards per catch and scored 18 touchdowns leading Shadyside Academy to a quarter final appearance in playoffs. He became the second player in school history to win the title in the 300 meter hurdle at the PIAA class [...]

2019 Dapper Dan Youth Athlete of the Year2019-05-18T12:01:00-04:00

BGCWPA Remake Learning Days

2019-05-11T20:48:34-04:00

Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA) is a celebration of innovative experiences and opportunities for youth to develop their sense of creativity, perseverance and curiosity. Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania is hosting daily STEAM events across our Branches. Remake Learning Days is a festival of events hosted by a variety of organizations, such as schools, museums, libraries, after school organizations, early child care centers, universities, media centers, tech startups and more.  These events are designed to be hands-on, relevant and engaging educational experiences for youth of all ages (pre-K through high school) and their families, caregivers and educators.   [...]

BGCWPA Remake Learning Days2019-05-11T20:48:34-04:00

Teens Attend Pittsburgh STEM Summit

2019-05-11T20:41:58-04:00

  Pittsburgh Technology Council recently held a STEM Summit for  students and business partners. Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania had a number of teens attend.  The teens went to Peoples Gas and BNY Mellon. We are so proud of the way they volunteered to speak, ask questions and participate in activities! Everyone learned so much. Thank you to Andrea Krueger, Audrey Russo and all of the staff at the Pittsburgh Technology Council.  

Teens Attend Pittsburgh STEM Summit2019-05-11T20:41:58-04:00

Pittsburgh Quarterly Features Gala Winners

2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00

Fourth Annual Great Futures Gala Celebrates Outstanding Youth March 14, 2018 by PQ STAFF Over 250 guests recognized youth at Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA’s Fourth Annual Great Futures Gala at the Sheraton Station Square on Wednesday, March 14. Hosted by KDKA meteorologist Ron Smiley, the evening centered around exemplary youth who represent each of the eight Club branches in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Jayla Ellis from the Shadyside branch was named 2018 Western Pennsylvania Youth of the Year. ProspHire principals Lauren and Chris Miladinovich were crowned victors of the playful “Kiss A Pig & Help Our [...]

Pittsburgh Quarterly Features Gala Winners2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00

Great Futures Gala Success!

2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00

We made many great memories on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Sheraton Station Square at our 4th Annual Great Futures Gala! Our 2018 Youth of the Year is Jayla from the Shadyside Boys & Girls Club! Left to right: Don Michel, Vice Chair of the Board, Jayla Ellis and Special Agent in Charge Tim Burke Secret Service Congratulations to all of our Branch Club Youth of the Year and Dapper Dan Sportsperson of the Year! Left to right: Tyhir, Volunteer of the Year (Sto-Ken-Rox), Olivia (Carnegie), Quenton (Duquesne-West Mifflin), Denzel (Estelle S. Campbell), J.J. (LaRosa), Ian (Northern Area), Jayla (Shadyside), and Jacob [...]

Great Futures Gala Success!2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00

Arthur Moats of the Pittsburgh Steelers took the LaRosa Boys & Girls Clubs Shopping

2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00

The South Hills Village was alive with black and gold and a group of happy kids. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats teamed up with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania and American Eagle Outfitters for a memorable night. Jim Barry, Executive Vice President of the LaRosa Boys & Girls Club, told RabbleVid the shopping spree was a unique opportunity the kids who age from 12 to 18. Moats said he wanted to give back during the holiday season. He provided 20 kids with $200 each to update their wardrobes. He was joined by teammates including Jordan Dangerfield, Bud Dupree, Jarvis Jones, Cashaud Lyons and Al-Hajj Shabazz. [...]

Arthur Moats of the Pittsburgh Steelers took the LaRosa Boys & Girls Clubs Shopping2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00

Kris LeTang Brings a day of Hockey to LaRosa

2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00

Kris Letang visited the LaRosa Club to film a public-service announcement for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania and to kick off a fundraising campaign for Playworks, a national charity that provides programming and equipment for schools to use on playgrounds.Playworks is currently has programs at Propel charter schools in McKeesport, Hazelwood, Homestead, Pitcairn and on Pittsburgh's North Side as well as at Penn Hlls Elementary.

Kris LeTang Brings a day of Hockey to LaRosa2019-04-05T20:18:31-04:00