Club Connect 

BGC CEO LeClaire attends AmeriCorps Tribal Grantee Convening 

What do you like about club? 

“What I like about Boys and Girls Club is that they make me feel safe” – Club member 

July Birthday Shout outs 

  • Kennedy, 12 years old 
  • Lylianah, 10 years old 
  • Savannah, 12 years old 
  • Dean, 7 years old 
  • A’liviah, 10 years old 

BGC Announcements 

  • Friday, Aug. 11: Last day of Summer Club  
  • If you are interested in becoming a BGCSU Board Member, please apply at our website: We currently have four openings and youth are encouraged to apply! 

BGC highlights 

AmeriCorps Tribal Grantee Convening 

CEO, Bruce LeClaire, attended the AmeriCorps Tribal Grantee Convening to learn about AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) and Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) and to share ideas of how AmeriCorps can partner Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country. 

Attach PHOTO: Bruce with AmeriCorps CEO Michael D Smith 

 BGC Board of Director Words  

What made you want to be a part of our BGC team?  

“I wanted to be a part of a committee for the youth in the surrounding community because I want to show our youth that they have caring adults that want to see them grow.” – Board Member 

 Program Highlights 

Summer Art Classes: The Boys and Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe have partnered with Dancing Spirits at ELHI to provide art classes that help teach our club members about different ways of creating art pieces using mixed medias in a safe, welcoming, learning environment.  

Attach PHOTO: Amaya Toledo, Marcia Monte, Ma’Laya Chavez-Cloud, Layla Smith at ELHI 

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