The Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club invites all alumni, staff, parents, board members past and present, and everyone else who shares a special connection with the club to gather at the Alumni & Friends BBQ on Saturday afternoon, September 9.
The BBQ takes place at the James T. Ventress Clubhouse in Newhall from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., with food, drinks, and memories.
This special day will provide a chance to reminisce, reconnect and celebrate the club’s almost 50 years in Santa Clarita.
A $5 donation is requested to cover food costs.
RSVP to Alic@scvbgc.org.
The SCV Boys & Girls Club is proud of all of its alum. Past members have gone on to great futures including Olympic swimmer Anthony Ervin. Anthony has won four Olympic medals for swimming, including two gold medals in the men’s 50-meter freestyle. In 2000, he won gold in Sydney. In 2016 when he won gold again he became the oldest individual gold medal winner in swimming.
Other well-known alum from clubs around the country include Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, Retired Army general Wesley Clark, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland, and the city of Los Angeles’s 41st Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa.
Founded in 1968, the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley provides 1,700 local youth, ages 7-17, with programs that provide a safe and supportive environment, support academic success, and develops character and leadership. Membership is just $60 a year (scholarships available). The Club’s mission is to “enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.”
The Boys & Girls Club’s James T. Ventress Clubhouse is located at 24909 Newhall Avenue, Newhall 91321.