Dorchester Reporter News July 27

July 27, 2018
BGCD Board Chair and Boston Business Journal’s Social Leadership Award recipient, Lee Michael Kennedy (R), pictured with fellow Board Member, Kevin Chapman (C), and BGCD President and CEO, Bob Scannell (L).
Interns from the Office of Attorney General Maura Healy visited BGCD to help us host our World Record Day. Activities included Jenga Towers, Pie Eating, Egg Toss and more!

BGCD Board Chair Lee Michael Kennedy Honored: Lee Michael Kennedy of Lee Kennedy Co Inc was awarded the Boston Business Journal’s CEO Social Leadership Award. The award is being presented in September at the Corporate Citizenship Awards at Fenway Park.

Lee has served as BGCD Board Chair since 2011 and first became a Board Member in 2001, making him a longtime supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester.

Lee has helped thousands of children at BGCD and dedicated his time and resources to ensure our children have every opportunity to succeed. We are so thankful for him here at the Club and congratulate him on this well deserved recognition. Check out the full article at

College Alumni Night Cruise: Come and speak with past BGCD members about their college experiences after high school!

The BGCD College Alumni Night Cruise will take place on Wednesday, August 1st and is a great opportunity for Dorchester teens to hear first hand what navigating life after high school is like.

The event will include a panel of excited Alumni happy to answer questions and there will be plenty of time for mingling with friends. BGCD will provide transportation to the boat along with great music and delicious food. This event is best suited for ages 14-18.

Contact Joel Figueroa at for permission slips or with any questions.

BGCD Kings Classic: Join us on September 19th for the 1st Annual BGCD Kings Classic! This fun filled bowling tournament at Kings Seaport will feature a team competition, music, games, raffles, prizes and more!

We are currently registering teams which include 1 captain and 5 additional players. Please contact Patty Lamb at for more information.

General admission tickets are available for $25 in advance on Eventbrite or $30 at the door. Tickets include one drink, dinner buffet and more. Doors open at 6 PM.

All proceeds will benefit the BGCD through the Rodman Ride for Kids. Kings Seaport is located at 60 Seaport Bvld Suite 225 Boston, MA 02210.


Dorchester Yacht Club Harbor Cruise
July 26

College Alumni Night Cruise
August 1

Boston PD & BGCD Olympics Event
August 3

Field Day at Walter Denney Youth Center
August 10