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Olivet Boys & Girls Club opens at Pendora Park

Posted: September 29, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- The recent opening of the Pendora Park Olivet Boys & Girls Club at 19th and Forest streets means the organization now has a club in every corner of the city, said Heather Moyer, Olivet’s chief development officer. In just two weeks, the club registered 119 children as members, and staff members expect that […]

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Day for Kids at Pendora Park in Reading

Posted: September 25, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- The Day for Kids sponsored by the Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs was four hours of fun Saturday at Pendora Park, 19th and Forest streets. There were games, a basketball clinic, arts and crafts, prizes, face painting, live music, club registration and community organizations. Free food and drinks were provided by Redner’s Warehouse […]

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Reading mural dedication honors a man, malt shop, and mutual love

Posted: September 19, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- Mayor Wally Scott must have been having a bad day. During his remarks at the City Council meeting last Monday night he noted how easy it is for some folks to be negative. During the first eight months of his administration he has overseen the decriminalization of parking tickets, changed the water shut-off […]

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Live to Read campaign kicks off in Reading

Posted: September 18, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- Oakbrook Olivet Boys & Girls Club director Milton Munroe spoke in front of 70 club children. “There is nowhere in life that you’re going to go or be and not have to read,” Munroe told the kids Thursday night. “When you’re out on the street, all those signs, you have to read. When […]

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Olivet Wraps Up 8 Weeks of Fun

Posted: August 26, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA—Every summer Olivet Boys & Girls Club opens its doors to youth ages 6-14 to participate in an eight-week fun-filled camp program. This year was no exception; the organization had over 900 youngsters enrolled in camp at 8 locations in Reading and Pottstown. Summer camp allows local youth to keep busy and participate in […]

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Olivet helps kids get ready to get back to school

Posted: August 26, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- Amanda Aston knows how expensive it is to get students ready for class. The Exeter Township woman is the mother of five children who will be heading back to school soon. “It would have easily cost me more than $300 to get everything they needed if I hadn’t clipped coupons,” she said. “It’s a […]

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Comcast Newsmakers discuss Pendora Park

Posted: August 11, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Candace Kelley speaks with Heather Moyer, Chief Development Officer for Olivet Boys and Girls Club, about programs and services offered by Olivet.  Follow on Facebook and Twitter for updates and details. Click Here

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Olivet Boys & Girls Club again receives AmeriCorps grant

Posted: July 30, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- Olivet Boys & Girls Club of Reading and Berks County has been chosen for an AmeriCorps grant totaling nearly $215,000. This is the second consecutive year the organization has received the grant. Last year the Olivet Community Builders AmeriCorps program trained 65 volunteers between ages 17 and 24, said Ana Cepeda, AmeriCorps program […]

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McDonald’s helps Olivet Boys & Girls Club

Posted: July 15, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- McDonald’s restaurant employees volunteered at community organizations all over the region Thursday. Managers and crew members spent their mornings at locations including the Olivet Boys & Girls Club at Pendora Park in Reading as part of the company’s Community Counts Days. The volunteers helped place mulch around the yet-to-be-opened club and also worked […]

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Olivet musical program lets kids find their rhythm

Posted: July 15, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA -Since the first time Aaron Oliver performed in front of a crowd, he was hooked. “It is so fun and the fact that you can do what you want gave me a boost of encouragement,” Aaron, 13, said during rehearsal at the Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs’ 325 Walnut St. location in Reading. […]

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