Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County is proud to announce Buffalo Wild Wings is supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s Organization-Wide NFL Flag Football League this June and July. On April 13, both the Portage and Valparaiso Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants will be investing 10% of their entire day sales into the Club’s NFL Flag Football League. As part of Buffalo Wild Wings’ Team Up for Kids® initiative and partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the company is supporting 285 Clubs across the country, creating sports programs that promote physical fitness and good sportsmanship.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County first implemented their NFL Flag Football League in summer of 2013 and experienced success. With high interest in this league, Boys & Girls Clubs is continuing this program. Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s NFL Flag Football League is co-ed and open to the following age groups:
- Biddy (Ages 5 to 7) - $40
- Juniors (Ages 8 to 10) - $45
- Seniors (Ages 11 to 13) - $50
League fees include NFL jersey, mouth guard, belt and flags. Registration begins April 18, 2016. A current Club membership is required. Annual Club membership is $35 per child. All games are played on Saturdays from 8 – 10 am at Field of Dreams Park, located on McCool and 700 North in South Haven. Game dates include: June 8, 11, 18, 25th and July 9 and 16th. July 23rd is designated for a make-up game if needed.
Contact local Club to register:
- Duneland Club: (219) 926-9770 or email Tabitha Eggers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Portage Club: (219) 762-4613 or email Caleb Hall at email@example.com.
- South Haven Club: (219) 759-2565 or email Ron Ranta at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Valparaiso Club: (219) 464-7282 or email Andrew Prentice at email@example.com.
“During the out-of-school time, it is critical that we provide programming that helps kids learn about teamwork and the importance of good sportsmanship. These lessons become building blocks for skills that young people need as they move into adulthood,” said Ryan Smiley, President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County. “Thanks to Buffalo Wild Wings, our NFL Flag Football League is providing opportunities for kids to be part of a team – learning invaluable lessons and skills that will help them succeed at school, at home, at the Club and in life.”