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Olivet Boys & Girls Club officials in Reading say agency awarded federal grant

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

Reading, PA- The $31,800 grant is part of a nationwide effort to promote the importance of positive adult mentors. To continue reading click here please.  

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Montgomery County Community College volunteers work at Ricketts Center in Pottstown

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

Pottstown, PA–Volunteers from Montgomery County Community College took part in a day of service project Monday at the Ricketts Center in Pottstown.The group of about 15 volunteers, including students, faculty and staff from the West Campus of the college, helped to give the center’s gymnasium a new coat of paint.Youngsters from the Olivet Boys & […]

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Olivet Boys & Girls Club Names Americorps Program Director

Posted: September 11, 2015-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING RESIDENT TO SPEARHEAD PRESTIGIOUS AMERICORPS PROGRAM READING, PA - Olivet Boys & Girls Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Ana J. Cepeda as the Director of the new Olivet Community Builders AmeriCorps program. The program is part of Olivet’s newly-acquired AmeriCorps grant, which was awarded by PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen [...]

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Senator Robert (Bob) Mensch Honored as 2015 Afterschool Champion

Posted: August 13, 2015-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) recognizes 14 individuals, including five youth and three elected officials, and six organizations for innovation and excellence in out-of-school time programs that keep kids safe, inspire learning and help working families. Pottstown, Pa – Olivet Boys & Girls Club and the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) honored Senator [...]

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Olivet’s RBI WINS Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament Championship

Posted: July 11, 2015-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Programs

Reading, Pennsylvania – After a three day tournament in Prince George County, Maryland, The Olivet Boys & Girls Club of Reading, Berks County and Pottstown is proud to announce the winning of their Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) 13U Regional Baseball Team has won the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament Championship. Score Card: May 29 13U [...]

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Olivet Boys & Girls Club and Wells Fargo Team Up for Community Service

Posted: June 12, 2015-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Press Release

READING, PA - On June 13, 2015, more than 100 Wells Fargo volunteers will meet at Olivet Boys and Girls Club’s Clinton Street unit at 677 Clinton Street from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to rejuvenate the recreation areas at the Club. Wells Fargo volunteers will construct a new state-of-the-art playground, landscape the pool area, [...]

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St. Catharine of Siena School Awards Bikes to Olivet Boys & Girls Club Members

Posted: June 2, 2015-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Press Release

READING, PA, JUNE 2ND, 2015 - On Friday, May 29th, 2015, ten lucky members from Olivet Boys & Girls Club received free bikes from St. Catharine of Siena School in Reading. These donations were made through a special program run by students of St. Catharine of Siena, who raised money to purchase tools and materials [...]

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Mark Sanchez Gives Back to Youth at Olivet Boys & Girls Club

Posted: May 17, 2015-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, Pennsylvania – Mark Sanchez, of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) joined the children and staff members of Olivet Boys & Girls Club’s Mulberry Club on Mulberry Street, Reading, PA. Friday, May 15, 2015. Born November 11, 1986, the California native is a NFL American football quarterback who joined the Philadelphia [...]

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New Club Opened on Nobel Street in Reading PA

Posted: January 13, 2015-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

A new club opened on January 13, 2014. The club is located in the former Link Center Building at 201 Nobel Street, Reading, PA. Club hours are 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm and is open to youth ages 6-18. The after school program will provide a fun and safe place for youth to attend. With [...]

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A Special Thank You to Susqehanna Bank and Quadrant Engineering

Posted: November 2, 2014-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Recent News

The Olivet Boys & Girls Club would like to thank Susquehanna Bank and Quadrant Engineering for supporting “Bookworms” Reading Initiative. Bookworms is an innovative academic success strategy developed by Olivet Boys & Girls Club to increase reading proficiency during the summer months. The Olivet Boys & Girls Club plans to expand this program and offer [...]

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