Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s “Day for Kids” Was a Day for Fun

BGC-Day-for-Kids-2012Over 400 youth and adults joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County in their annual “Day for Kids” celebration on September 15, 2012. Held at Zao Island in Valparaiso, IN, “Day for Kids” is a national family event emphasizing the importance of meaningful time spent between caring adults and children.

Serving youth for over 40 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County provides after school and summer programs for nearly 5,000 boys & girls in grades K-12 in the areas of academic success, good character & citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County has club sites located in Valparaiso, South Haven, Chesterton and Portage. Kidstop, a program provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, delivers high quality before and after school child care delivered in an environment of education, guidance and fun at nine sites located throughout Porter County.

For more information on membership, volunteer opportunities or to make a tax deductible donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, please contact your local Club, call (219) 464-7282 or visit www.bgcpoco.org. Great Futures Start HERE.

Photo: Manager Katy Hurst presents a certificate for a Laser Tag Birthday Party to Riley Cole (center right )winner of the New Member Raffle during Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s “Day for Kids” celebration. Also pictured are Chloe and Aiden Cole (left). Over 400 children and adults participated in the event, held at Zao Island in Valparaiso, IN on September 15, 2012.