Fund Raising Events
Throughout the year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo hold many programs and events, which often rely on the generosity of the community. If you would like to enrich one of the programs or events below, please contact Cathy Weirick, Director of Administration and Development, at 269-349-4485 x109
JOHN DALEY ONE-ONE RUN – January 1, 2013
Runners from all over southwest Michigan put on their winter hats and run around Spring Valley Park on January 1, at 1:00. This 2.2 mile fun run is open to the public and proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo. Sponsorship opportunities available. You can register by following here: http://www.gazellesports.com/info/102-OneOneRun.html
3rd ANNUAL CULINARY CLASH – August 17th, 2013
FireKeepers Casino and Greenleaf Hospitality Group have partnered together to host a benefit dinner, unlike any other, for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo. The benefit dinner, appropriately named “Culinary Clash,” will be a faceoff of five of Greenleaf Hospitality Group’s head chefs against five of FireKeepers Casino’s head chefs. For more information, please visit http://www.culinaryclash.com
Special Events at Boys & Girls Clubs
January 19 | Youth of the Year- local event 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel
February 23 | Field trip- TBD
March 5 | Girls on the Run (GOTR) Starts at Northeastern
April 1-5 | BGC week (Douglass and Lake Street will be open from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. unless otherwise posted)
April 18-20 | Youth of the Year- state competition
May 23 | GOTR 5k 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. (Waldo Stadium at WMU)
Please keep in mind schedules and special events are subject to change. Changes in schedules will be announced as soon as possible and posted on the front doors of each Unit. This includes snow days, parent/teachers conference days, and Winter Break.
NEW THIS YEAR: Douglass and Lake Street will be opening from noon to 6 pm when Kalamazoo Public Schools have half days for all grades. Northeastern will always be CLOSED when Kalamazoo Public School buildings are CLOSED.