LABAGC NEWS

MARCH 2016

LABAGC Mission

To enable all young people, especially those that need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.

MEMBERS OF THE MONTH

We are pleased to announce our December, January and February Members of the Month, Ms. Tyiah Brown, Mr. Brody Nehila and Grayson Rubi!


Tyiah, Brody and Grayson have shown incredible leadership and outstanding attitudes at the Club.


Please help us in acknowledging Tyiah, Brody and Grayson in their achievements!

Clubs and Programs

LABAGC's goal is to provide academic-focused activities to ensure kids make positive gains in their education and future endeavors.


Learning Center - Provides homework assistance (Power Hour), extra academic support including one-on-one tutoring (Indiana Kids), educational activities and reading assistance (Project Learn), and My.Future,Net/Computer Lab.


SMART Girls (Ages 8-18) This program helps girls build a strong foundation for being "smart girls". Equips them with critical knowledge and skills in the areas of physical health and wellness, mental health and self-esteem, and relationships.


Passport to Manhood (Ages 8-18) This program is designed to teach young boys successful leadership skills, responsibility, and awareness of physical development, health and wellness.


Torch Club - Offers teens volunteer opportunities within our community.


Drama Club - Rehearse and perform scripted plays; learn the basics of stagecraft, self-discipline, creativity and imaginative play, listening and observation skills, self-confidence and the importance of hard work.


News Club - Members will be assisting with the LABAGC monthly newsletter by collecting information to include in stories and taking photographs all while improving their social skills, reading and writing skills and having fun!


ECO Art Club - Focuses on teaching members the importance of taking care of our environment and how to reduce, reuse and recycle.


Games Room - Our Games Room offers students an opportunity to work on their teamwork skills and sportsmanship. Games currently available are ping pong, pool, foosball, carpet ball, Lego Challenge, Dance Party, and Puzzle Club.


Fit Challenge - Takes physical activity and nutrition education and puts them into fun programs for kids to participate in.


Triple Play Challenge - Mind, Body and Spirit; teaches sportsmanship and healthy habits for kids to live a healthy and active lifestyle.


Kids at the Table - Provides free daily hot meals to members after school.


Cooking Club - Teaches kids about nutrition and healthy habits, how to cook simple, inexpensive, tasty and healthy meals and snacks.

Sports

Second session of basketball has begun. Practices began January 11th. We have 14 teams with approximately 8 players per team. Please join us for games on Saturdays, beginning at 9:00 AM. Concessions are available!


Registration for for Spring Volleyball will begin February 15th.


If you are interested in sponsoring a team please follow the link below or contact LABAGC's Athletic Director, Tyler Hawkins at thawking@labagc.org.

Jingle & Mingle

The Club hosted a holiday dinner with Santa for Club members and their families that was a huge success. We enjoyed food catered by QDoba Mexian Eats and had a chance to mingle with everyone while the kids got to visit with Santa and receieve a special gift.


We would like to extend a big "THANK YOU" to all of our Club members and their families for a wonderful 2015!

Birthday Corner

We would like to wish a "Happy Birthday" to the following LABAGC members and staff who have birthdays in February:


Sydnie C. - January 2

Andrea T. - january 2

Caidence P. - January 5

Kaiden M. - January 5

Ethan H. - January 16

Taylor T. - January 18

Brody P. - January 18

Ian G. - January 18

Noah F. - January 25

Korbyn G. - January 25

Angela O. - January 27

Noah A. - January 28

Tyiah B. - January 29

Melissa S. - January 29

Tara M. - January 30



And we hope the following members have wonderful birthdays in March:


Brayden P. - February 5

Gracie S. - February 9

Abigail B. - February 9

Vincent L. - February 14

Brendon W. - February 16

Abbigale M. - February 19

Mason M. - February 21

'Tis the Season of Giving!

A very generous donor has offered to match donations to the Club right now! So we especially need your support to help us reach our goal!


Double your gift this season!!!


We are in need of the following:

Gifts of $250.00 from 13 NEW donors

Gifts of $251- $499 from 8 donors

Gifts of $500 - $999 from 8 donors


* Deadline for donations will be December 18th.


Your support will help our children thrive by keeping them involved in fun and educational activities throughout the year.

CONTACT US

LABAGC

403 W. Main St.

Lebanon, IN 46052

765-482-5110


www.labagc.org

Instagram: @labagc

Twitter: @labagc46052

Facebook: Lebanon Area Boys & Girls Club

UPCOMING EVENTS

Be sure to mark your calendars for the following upcoming events taking place in March!


March 5th - Parenting the Love and Logic Way - A six session parenting program designed by the Love and Logic Institute presented by Melissa Smith In



March 26th - Annual Chili Dinner & Auction @ The Elks Lodge in Lebanon from 6:30PM - 9:30PM - Tickets are $30.00 per person (includes 2 drink tickets)

* for for information please contact the Club


March 26th - LABAGC Easter Carnival will be taking place during the Annual Chili Auction at the Club from 6:00PM - 10:00PM. Registration is limited to 125 participants and is open now until March 18, 2016. Donations will be accepted to help Club programming. For more information please contact the Club and visit us on social media.