Boys & Girls Club Blog

Apr 16

Meet Director of Teen Services Sean Purtee

The Club is pleased to announce the addition of Sean Purtee as Director of Teen Services. Sean oversees the Teen Center and all programming for teens and tweens including Be Great Graduate, Career Launch and

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Apr 8

A Blossoming Be Great Graduate Program

In-person school is back in session and the Be Great Graduate Program is blossoming! The 2nd semester of the 2020-2021 school year is halfway through and students being back in person have been far better

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Mar 11

Spring Update for After-School Programming

The spring season brings a lot of changes to the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh. Although we miss the Club members that have attended our daytime program, we are excited to get back to

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Mar 5

Meet Marketing & Communications Director Jessica Carr

Jessica became the Marketing & Communications Director in March 2021. She leads the effort to coordinate and support the Club’s strategies for marketing including communicating member programs and services and annual fundraising events to the

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Mar 5

Club Members Use Gym Time to Stay Active and Learn Valuable Skills

During our Fall Program, members got a much-needed break from virtual meetings and homework by staying active in the gym. Members spent 30 minutes twice a day in the gym doing a variety of activities

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Mar 2

Keystone Leadership Club Takes on National Project, “THERE IS NO PLANet B”.

This school year has been challenging to say the least! But given all of the struggles, our Keystone leadership club has adapted. Keystone is a national leadership club for teens that focuses on components of

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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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