2019 July

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July 17, 2019

DORCHESTER, MA — BGCD opened up its doors to host a lively block party event to kick off our Safe Summer Streets program. The Safe Summer Streets program has been happening in Dorchester since the summer of 1990. The goal of the program is to keep teens in Dorchester safe and productive during the summer months when they are most vulnerable.

The block party featured a chance for teens to register for summer programs, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, free food, t-shirts, giveaways and tons of other fun activities.

For more information on the Safe Summer Streets program, please visit www.bgcdorchester.org or contact Teen Director, Deron Hines, at dhines@bgcdorchester.org.


July 17, 2019

DORCHESTER, MA — BGCD hosted its annual Member Recognition Night event last week, recognizing members for outstanding achievement, sportsmanship and participation across all program areas. Over 300 members and their families attended the event which included a sit-down meal.

The Recognition Night helped us to close out the school year program. Our staff was excited for the opportunity to acknowledge the success of our members. Congratulations to all of the award winners on their achievements.

For more information on the wide variety of programming available at the Club, please visit www.bgcdorchester.org or contact Brendan McDonald at bmacdonald@bgcdorchester.org.


July 17, 2019

NORWELL, MA — Members from our Urban Farming Program visited Hornstra Farms in Norwell, MA. Members received a tour of the dairy farm, were able to see many animals including cows and goats, and received fresh, home-made ice cream to cap off a fun day at the farm.

The Urban Farming Program gives our members insight into the farm-to-table process through hands on experience and field trips around the Greater Boston Area. The overall goal of the program is to engage urban communities in building a healthier and more locally based food system.

For more information on this program, please contact Brendan McDonald at bmcdonald@bgcdorchester.org or visit bgcdorchester.org.