Boys & Girls Club Blog

Feb 9

Jeff Lindemann Receives J.R. Vette Friend of the Youth Award from the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

The J.R. Vette Friend of Youth Award is named in memory of lifetime board member J.R. Vette and goes to a board member who has put forth outstanding efforts to further the mission of the

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Feb 8

JEK Foundation Receives Award of Merit from the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

The Award of Merit goes to a volunteer or contributor who has made an extraordinary contribution of time and/or resources. JEK Foundation has been a strong supporter of the Club for 10 years. They have

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Feb 3

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh Awards Oshkosh Herald with the Kids & Community Award

The Kids & Community Award goes to an area business that has demonstrated community leadership in supporting the mission of the Club. The Oshkosh Herald has been a great supporter of the Boys & Girls

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Feb 2

Jessica McKenna Receives Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh’s 2020 Professional Service Award

Jessica McKenna received the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh’s 2020 Professional Service Award for devoted service. Jessica graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Public Relations. She started working for

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Jan 27

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh Staff, Katie Talken, was promoted to Director of Development & Strategic Initiatives

The Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh is pleased to announce that Katie Talken has been promoted to Director of Development & Strategic Initiatives. In this new role, Katie will be in charge of managing

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Jan 19

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh Member Lonzo Alvarado Wins Youth of the Year Competition

The Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh is pleased to announce the 2021 Youth of the Year winner – Lonzo Alvarado. Each year a local Youth of the Year committee interviews a number of high

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Jan 5

A Look Back at 2020 from New CEO, Tracy Ogden

Happy New Year! While this was certainly not the year any of us had planned there were so many positive things I would like to call out. I saw our staff going above and beyond

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Sep 2

Teens Take Summer to Explore Colleges and Get First Time Jobs

This summer we wanted to focus on getting students to tour some of the bigger colleges in Wisconsin and help them look and secure jobs. The beginning of the summer tour to UW Milwaukee had

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Aug 26

Club Chickens STEM Activity

This summer has been full of surprises and fun for the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh. Between restructuring classrooms, cancelling all field trips and navigating these challenges, we have found little things that make

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Aug 11

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh’s Mentor Makes an Impact

The Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh’s Great Futures Start Here Mentoring Program matched a retired gentleman with a young man who has an autism spectrum disorder. Over the last year, this mentor has gone

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