Tag: boys & girls club

Kid’s and Teen Highlight Corner Boys & Girls Clubs providing pathways to careers in STEAM

Kid’s and Teen Highlight Corner Boys & Girls Clubs providing pathways to careers in STEAM

| February 22, 2017

Addition of ‘Arts’ extends traditional STEM focus Submitted by Jeanie Summerville Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne Currently in the United States, there is a movement by institutions, corporations and individuals to add Art and creativity to the current Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) focus. The Boys & Girls Clubs […]

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Spotlight on Mr. Wil Smith for being a fantastic asset to the community

Spotlight on Mr. Wil Smith for being a fantastic asset to the community

| July 13, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because when Joe Jordan, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne shared with me that Mr. Smith has been an incredible role model and mentor to so many professionals for so many years and that he demonstrates […]

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Young authors tell their stories, display their talent, dreams, observations

Young authors tell their stories, display their talent, dreams, observations

| June 7, 2016

Editor’s note: On May 11, Frost Illustrated Managing Editor Michael Patterson was invited by Marsha Smiley to speak with a group of young people involved with the Boys & Girls Club group at Timothy L. Johnson Academy. During the conversation with students in the Club, Boys & Girls Club leaders discovered that a number of […]

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Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| May 24, 2016

Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club and Frost Youth Page Editor Jeanie Summerville Being a man takes time, commented one of the young Passport to Manhood participants at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne.  If you’ve been around the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, you’ve probably heard about the positive […]

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Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne’s Torch Club plans summer activities

Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne’s Torch Club plans summer activities

| May 11, 2016

Provided by Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne Courtesy of Frost Youth Affairs Editor Jeanie Sunmerville Mr. Chris Wallace is the staff leader of the Torch Club at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne. As he explained: “I’ve seen Torch Club change kids. They open up, learn to communicate with peers and […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne’s Torch Club: Future leaders in the making

Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne’s Torch Club: Future leaders in the making

| May 4, 2016

Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club and Frost Illustrated Youth Affairs Editor Jeanie Summerville The 20 kids who belong to Torch Club at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne are stepping up, learning to give back, and learning how to lead. These 10- to 12-year-olds are planning projects in our community and […]

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Old National Bank awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Old National Bank awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| April 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Old National Bank has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne for Project Learn educational programs. Project Learn educational programs provide daily homework and skills assistance during “Power Hour,” hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) experiences, small group tutoring and college and career readiness initiatives. The programs provide […]

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Business Profile: Dawn Starks of Timothy L. Johnson Academy

Business Profile: Dawn Starks of Timothy L. Johnson Academy

| April 20, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville Dawn Starks is the school leader, principal and superintendent of Timothy L. Johnson Academy that’s located at 4625 Werling Drive here in Fort Wayne and was formerly Village Woods Elementary School. 1.)  How does the partnership with the Boys and Girls Club work here? Joe Jordan is the executive director of Boys […]

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Business Profile: Diana Swayze of 21st Century Community Learning Center

Business Profile: Diana Swayze of 21st Century Community Learning Center

| April 19, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville Diana Swayze has her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health Teaching.  And, she’s the director of 21st Century Community Learning Center Program with the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne that’s located at 2609 Fairfield Ave.  This is a federally funded program managed by the Indiana Department of Education that […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne to celebrate young men at the annual Passport to Manhood breakfast

Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne to celebrate young men at the annual Passport to Manhood breakfast

| September 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne is scheduled to celebrate its young men and their journey to manhood at the annual Passport to Manhood breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Sept. 23, at the Fairfield Boys & Girls Club, 2609 Fairfield Ave. Keith Busse, founder of Steel Dynamics Inc. and current chairman of […]

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