Boys & Girls Clubs to horde annual BBQ fundraiser

November 30, 2017 - bbq set



How to help

WHAT: Tickets on sale for Boys and Girls Clubs of Harlingen Annual Barbecue Friday

WHEN: Tickets contingency be purchased currently between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.

WHERE: Tickets can be purchased during a Boys Girls Clubs of Harlingen Main Unit

1209 W. Washington Ave. Harlingen

COST: Tickets are $8 a plate. Plates can be picked adult during a Main Unit on Friday between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

For some-more information, call a Main Unit during 956-428-4183.

What is a Boys Girls Club?

Five core areas of a Boys Girls clubs

Education and Career


Character and Leadership Development

Health and Life Skills

The Arts

Social Rank and Fitness

Within these 5 core areas tumble countless activities, including:

Basketball leagues

Volleyball leagues


Softball games

Field trips

Teen Nights

Five Units of a Boys Girls Clubs of Harlingen

Harry Nigro Unit

(Main Unit)

1209 W. Washington Ave.

Lamar/Los Vecinos Unit

1100 McLarry Road

LeMoyne Gardens Unit

3221 N. 25th St.

Wilson/Primera Unit

Corner of Stuart Place and Primera Road

Ben Milam/Bonita Park

1215 Rangerville Road

* Each section has a gymnasium, mechanism room,

game room, outside play area and library/academic room

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 10:16 pm

Boys Girls Clubs to horde annual BBQ fundraiser

Staff Writer

Valley Morning Star

HARLINGEN — The Boys Girls Clubs of Harlingen Annual Barbecue is set for tomorrow.

“It’s one of a fundraising events,” pronounced Gerald Gathright, module director.

Anyone meddlesome in assisting out a kids served by a Harlingen Boys Girls Clubs and suffer a image of brisket can squeeze an $8 sheet currently during a Main Unit.

“We appoint this income for a educational encouragement programs,” Gathright said. “It provides for a record apparatus and supplies, a food programs and things like that, books, computers, humanities and crafts.”

The 5 units of a Boys Girls Clubs of Harlingen mostly yield dishes for children after school. Staff offer educational tutoring, entertainment and other activities to some-more than 5,000 children via a city. Programs such as Triple Play assistance children urge their math skills, and education programs assistance them with their reading. Sports leagues offer youths a possibility to play volleyball, basketball and other games.

These are only a few of a many uses for supports lifted by Friday’s barbecue.

“There are so many programs that we do,” pronounced Alma Dones, one of a directors. “This vital fundraiser helps account all of a 5 Boys and Girls Clubs. It allows us to continue providing services, programs in a 5 core areas.”

The Harlingen Fire Department will prepare a brisket, and plates will also embody beans and rice.

“They have to have a sheet when they expostulate through,” Gathright said. “It’s not an eat-in dinner. It’s collect adult and take with you.”

He added, however, those picking adult a image can eat during one of a cruise tables in Lon C. Hill Park opposite from a Main Unit or underneath a pavilion if there’s any room.

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