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What to Do in Greenwich the Weekend of Oct 1-2, 2016?

Oct 1-2 is a busy weekend in Greenwich, with events including the Knights of Columbus flea market, the chili cook off in Cos Cob, the Boys & Girls Club Muddy Up at Camp Simmons, the GHS class of ’76 reunion, the Cos Cob Volunteer Fire Co open house, and the Teddy Bear Clinic at Greenwich Hospital. Also, apple season begins at the Greenwich Farmers Market in Horseneck lot. Continue Reading →

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Elected Officials, Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Service Clubs Collaborate on Graffiti Removal Project

A group who are fed up with graffiti in Greenwich will appear at the July 14 Board of Selectmen meeting to exploring how an approach to a cleanup project. The project is a collaboration among Fred Camillo, Dawn Fortunato (RTM District 3) and folks at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich including Bobby Walker, Camryn Ferrara, Ashley Culver, and Ryan Accurso.

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Basketball Legend Surprises Boys & Girls Club during Celebration of New Teen Room

The Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich has been renovated with fresh paint, chalk boards, XBox, big screen TV and new sofas – all courtesy of the Junior League who held focus groups with Bobby Walker and the teens to see what wold best serve their needs. Continue Reading →

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48th Annual Awards Night at Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Showcases Club Members and Volunteers

Thursday night marked the 48th annual awards night at the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich and Greenwich Free Press lucked out with an exclusive feature of the event. There was laughter, a few tears and an impressive array of talented and giving Club members and volunteers were honored for their accomplishments. Congratulations to Youth of the Year winner Kyla Johnson, and all the award winners. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Dodge for a Cause Tourney at Boys & Girls Club is Great Fun, and a New Tradition!

The first annual Dodge for a Cause was the brainchild of Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich athletic coordinator Camryn Ferrara. The fast paced tournament was a project of the Torch Club, a leadership program for middle and high school students at the Boys & Girls Club. A total of 28 teams included Greenwich Police Dept, Fire Dept, EMS, as well as creatively named teams like Rex Kwon Do, llabegdod (dodgeball spelled backward, and Mook’s Army. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Boys and Girls Club Holidays in July at Camp Simmons — Soaked by Santa

It was the 14th year of a fun tradition that involved a visit from Santa on his fire truck and a giant soaker hose that cooled down everyone from campers to reporters. Don Palmer got targeted for a dousing, which he seemed to enjoy and, by the end candy canes were added to the mix and everyone had a blast! Continue Reading →

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Head to the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich to Say Goodbye to Birdie This Weekend

The Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich is staging performances of “Bye Bye Birdie: Young Performers Edition” this weekend. The cast has boys and girls aged six through 18. The 65 performers hail from all parts of Town and multiple schools, including GHS Thespians. There were no cuts during auditions. A truly inclusive effort, a part was found for everyone who wanted one. Continue Reading →

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