Monthly Archives: April 2017

Olivet Boys & Girls Club given ‘Tips for Overcoming Adversity’

Posted: April 26, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- A group of more than 30 children in Reading learned Monday how to tackle the hurdles life will throw at them. The event, “Tips for Overcoming Adversity,” was held at Olivet Boys and Girls Club’s Oakbrook location and aimed to give the kids advice and tools they can use when facing the inevitable […]

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Albright students, children celebrate art

Posted: April 8, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- Albright College students teamed up with children recently to create and celebrate art at the Olivet Boys & Girls Club Center for the Arts in Reading. It was the second year the college’s chapter of Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) conducted the program for children who attend 13th & Union Elementary School. […]

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Penn State Berks students, Olivet kids scrub Baer Park, river trail

Posted: April 4, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- Students at Penn State Berks and kids from Reading joined forces Monday to do a little spring cleaning. The group took part in the Great American Cleanup, gathering to tidy up Baer Park and a one-mile section of the nearby Schuylkill River Trail. The event was a collaborative effort between the Penn State […]

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Olivet Boys & Girls Club seek new leader

Posted: April 1, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs are looking for a new leader after their top executive was promoted to the national organization. Pablo Tejada, president and CEO, announced his resignation, effective June 30, to take a position in the national office of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, officials announced Friday. Tejada has […]

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Reading CTC students mentor youngsters

Posted: April 1, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- During an after-school session Friday with youngsters at Olivet Boys & Girls Club in Reading, a half-dozen members of Reading High’s state champion basketball team were asked the secret to their success. “Hard work,” responded point guard Alim Tarawally. “Hard work and teamwork.” The response underscored a theme of “Kids And Health,” a […]

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