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April, 2017

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Member & Youth of the Month

Aalyssa Lawrence - Member of the Month
Aalyssa is 6 years old and has been chosen for March's 2017 Member of the Month! Aalyssa is in first grade at NES and this is her first year being a member at the Boys & Girls Club! She has an older sister named Tiana. Aalyssa exemplifies the well-rounded spirit of a Club kid! She is always friendly, kind, helpful and full of happy energy. You can find Aalyssa buzzing around the Club dabbling in many activities. She participates in the Kids on Ice program each week and has taken drum lessons with the Music Makers program. Aalyssa goes on field trips each week with the Phote Club and is always very enthusiastic in the Art Room each day creating. Aalyssa is our little double A battery fully charged with sweetness, enthusiasm, smiles, and joy. Her favorite things to do in the Club are activities in the Art Room and playing every game in the Games Room.

Some of Aalyssa's other Favorite things are:
Food: Sun Chips
Book: Pig & Elephant
Color: Pink, Purple, Blue
Movie: Trolls

Eddie Clarkson- Youth of the Month
Eddie Clarkson is 16 years old and has been chosen for March's 2017 Youth of the Month! Eddie is a sophomore at NHS and he has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club since 2008. Eddie is by far one of the most well rounded Club members you can find. He has participated in just about everything the Boys & Girls Club has to offer such as Basketball, Football, Golf and Dodgeball Leagues just to name a few. He has participated in a few national programs such as Money Matters and Triple Play. Eddie LOVES the Club. He comes to the Club every day for the hustle and bustle of all the kids whether they are his friends, peers or the little kids. He loves being around all the different personalities. You can always find Eddie being friendly and helpful when he is at the Club. He is an amazing role model for the younger members. Eddie will take the time to help staff and most importantly help younger Club members. He takes the utmost pride in being a Boys & Girls Club member. Eddie is funny and smart and at school his favorite subject is Math. At the Club, his favorite place to be is in the Teen Room.

Some of his other Favorite things are:
Food - Tacos
Book - Goliath
Color - Red
Movie - Halloween

Attention Parents!
April vacation week was a blast!
Members participated in various activities and fieldtrips around the island including Sankaty lighthouse and Valero's farm!

Photo Club Fieldtrip

  The NBGC is honored to be able to collaborate with Musack.  Musack provides guitar lessons twice a week and drum lessons once a week. The Drum instructor is Nick Hayden and the Guitar instructor is Aidan Sherry. The lessons are approximately 15 minutes long each. The NBGC has 23 club members that actively participate in the Musack program.  Some Musical facts - helps provide healthy brain development, a positive outlook and even academic gains.  Music requires focus, creativity and self-direction.  The kids at the NBGC look forward to these lessons that they might not have been exposed to outside of the NBGC.  Nick & Aidan have a great rapport with the kids and inspire them each week. 
Thank you, OhDeer Nantucket!
We would like to thank OhDeer Nantucket for spraying our fields and keeping the members safe!  OhDeer only uses 100% all natural solutions that are safe for adults, kids and pets alike.  For more information on their product, click on link


Sam Sylvia Pro-Am Golf Tournament
The 24th annual Sam Sylvia Pro-Am Golf Tournament is nearly sold out again this year. If you would like to participate or be a sponsors, please click here to contact Justine.




Golf ball drop!
Who wants a chance to win $5,000!?

In conjunction with our Sam Sylvia Pro-Am Golf Tournament, the Club will be holding the second annual Golf Ball Drop fundraiser! For $25, you have the chance to win either $5,000 or $1,000 - cash prize! If you would like to buy a ticket, or would like to help with selling tickets, please click here to contact Justine.



Boxing practices will continue this week! The House of Champions Boxing Show will be held Friday, May 5th at 5:00 p.m.
Lacrosse sign-ups will continue until April 29th! Lacrosse is offered to members 1st-6th grade!
Golf sign-ups begin May 1st. Please see Joe or Andrew to sign-up!
Coming soon!
Be on the lookout for the launch of our new website!

Our website has gotten a much needed facelift. The new site is easy to navigate, informative and has a new, sleek design. Our homepage will feature a list of daily activities, along with a message banner for spur of the moment announcements. From the homepage, you can navigate the site to find out information about everything from programs, events, donating to the Club, volunteering, and more!
Be sure to check it out -  
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