SBGC Newsletter | August 2019

Stateline Boys & Girls Clubs
Beloit, WI & South Beloit IL

Dear Supporters

Dear Supporters,

August is upon us and dare I say the school year is right around the corner. July showed our clubs true summer weather and plenty of opportunities for our club kids to get outside. One of those opportunities took place in July when we collaborated with four of our Community Partners, the Stateline Y, City of Beloit Recreation Department, Community Action and the Welty Center to put on the second annual Stateline Summer Camp Olympics held at Big Hill Park. Over 300 kids took part in fun activities, while displaying all five of our organizational values along the way, Communication, Teamwork, Respect, Success and Trust. I am always humbled when Community Organizations come together for the betterment of our young people in the Stateline Area. We value our Community Partners and look forward to next year’s event.

Annual Giving Campaign, GREAT FUTURES CAMPAIGN is moving along. We are over a quarter of the way towards our goal of $25,000. Campaign runs until December 31, so there is still time for you to make an impact on the life of a child.

Mark Rand | Chief Professional Officer - Stateline Boys & Girls Club

Thanks for all you do,

Mark A. Rand
Chief Executive Officer

Stateline Boys and Girls Clubs Annual Giving Campaign is now open! Here’s your opportunity to support our kids and our clubs! You can donate online, via mail, or by simply stopping by one of our clubs! Our goal this year is $25,000. Help us get there and check back for updates of progress!

Proud United Way Blackhawk Region Partner

We are proud to be a United Way Blackhawk Region partner and truly humbled for their continued support and investment in our organization and the youth of our communities. #LiveUnited

Help Celebrate Regina Dunkin Day!

Regina Dunkin is President of the Beloit City Council and Vice Chair of the Wisconsin State Public Defender Board. She advocates for the community and leads by example. On Friday, August 9, she encourages others to help advance the Boys and Girls Club programs and literacy. Regina is asking that members of the public to please send a monetary donation to the Boys & Girls Club, c/o Mark Rand, CEO, 1851 Moore Street, Beloit, WI 53511 or drop off books to the Beloit site in the Book Bin by August 8, 2019.

Please stop in for a meal to help raise funds on Regina Dunkin Day on Friday, August 9 at Bagels & More, 324 State Street, Beloit from 6AM-3PM and Culvers, 2676 Cranston Road, Beloit from 4-8PM. Proceeds will benefit the Stateline Boys & Girls Club.

Thank you!

Beloit Club News

It has been A Summer to Remember in Beloit. We have been crafting, gardening, reading, playing, singing, and splashing our way through summer! The Welty Center has been running programming every Monday and Wednesday and the Beloit Public Library has been out to do reading programs a few times this summer. We thank these and the many other community partners who work with us to make our program a success. We will finish off the summer with the following activities:

  • Swimming every Tuesday through August 20
  • Volcano Falls Field Trip – Friday, August 9 – $25 per child
  • Henry Vilas Zoo Field Trip – Friday, August 16 – $7.00 per child
  • Summer Carnival – Monday, August 19 1PM – 4PM
  • SBGC Talent Show – Thursday, August 22 1PM – 4PM
  • Paddle Boating Field Trip – Friday, August 23 – $5.00 per child

Our last day of Summer Programming is Friday, August 23. We will be closed the week of August 26 – August 30. School year programming will begin on Tuesday, September 3. The Club will be open from 3– 6:30PM this school year with Teen Nights (6th grade & up) Tuesdays – Fridays from 6:30– 8:00PM. Registration for school year programming begins August 5. Early sign-up is encouraged to reserve your spot this school year!

Happy Summer!

South Beloit News

The South Beloit Club has had a WONDERFUL Summer so far! We have gone to the Nature at the Confluence, R & L Ceramics, Donely’s Wild West Town and participated in the Camp Olympics and won Best Banner!

Our Summer Celebration Day will held on August 9, from 9AM-5PM. If your child attends this day, please make sure they wear clothes you do not mind them getting messy.

We will be closed in August on the 12, 13 and 14.

The South Beloit Club will reopen for the School Year on August 15, from 2:30-5:30PM.

Meghan Moffett-Minter | Unit Director 

Meghan Moffett Minter | Stateline Boys & Girls Clubs

Thank You Family Dollar!

July 25 – August 28, join Family Dollar in supporting Boys & Girls Clubs this Back-to-School Season! Donate $1/$2/$3 at checkout and 100% of all funds raised by our local stores will come back to our Clubs! South Beloit Club visited the Family Dollar to say thank you!

Hendricks CareerTek

Thank you for your continued support


Boys & Girls clubs fill the gap between school and home. We provide welcoming, positive environments in which kids and teens have fun, participate in life-changing programs, and build supportive relationships with peers and caring adults.

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