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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebration with Boys & Girls Clubs Week Activities

DULUTH, MN – 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland. What started back in 1971 in the Minnesota Power & Light Building on West Michigan Street has grown into a safe and reliable resource for youth and families in our region.

Boys & Girls Club Week which takes place June 21 – 25, will kick off the anniversary with special events planned all week long at our local Duluth Clubs.

The 50th Anniversary will run throughout 2021 and culminate in an evening of celebration at our annual fundraising event the Gala for Boys & Girls on October 7 at Greysolon Ballroom. 

Boys & Girls Clubs Week events include:

Lincoln Park Club

Tuesday, June 22 – 5:00 – 7:00 pm

“Whatever It Takes to Mentor Tomorrow’s Leaders”

Career Fair, Free Food, Fun, Games and much more….

This free event is open to the community

Dave Goldberg Club

Tuesday, June 22

Visit from the local Fire Department

Wednesday, June 23

Track and Field Races

Archery Training with Duluth Parks and Recreation

Thursday, June 24

Celebrate pride month and the importance of diversity & inclusion

Friday, June 25

Cookout, bubble wands and root beer floats

Field trip to the park

Boys & Girls Clubs Week events include:

Gala for Boys & Girls

Fundraising event for the Clubs

Thursday, October 7, 2021

5:00 – 9:00 pm

Greysolon Ballroom

Now more than ever, youth and families need the Boys & Girls Clubs to support them during such a pivotal time in history. The Clubs remain committed to doing “Whatever it Takes” to create equity and inclusion for all kids by providing access to a safe space that promotes mental, emotional and physical well-being, academic success and good character and citizenship.

For more information about Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland, or to find out how to support the mission to inspire all youth, especially those who need us the most, contact the Clubs at 218-727-1549 or visit them at www.bgcnorth.org.

Since 1971, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland (https://bgcnorth.org/) has been in the forefront of youth development in Duluth and the surrounding area. The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs is to empower and inspire all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, productive, responsible citizens.


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