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March Madnezz Event a Slam Dunk!

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On Saturday, March 29th, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands hosted the 5th Annual March Madnezz fundraising event at Spillway Grill & Bar in Council Bluffs, Iowa. “To experience success like we did at the 2014 Boys & Girls Clubs March Madnezz Event, you need two things: a strong, engaged committee and a supportive business community, and we are fortunate to have
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2014 Nebraska State Youth of the Year

NE State Youth of the Year Jabaree Culliver

On Wednesday, March 19th, three Nebraska teens met before a crowd of more than 60 supporters to compete for the title of Nebraska State Youth of the Year. The youth shared their stories of the challenges they faced and the impact the Boys & Girls Clubs had on their growth and development as a young adult. Three judges determined Jabaree Culliver, an 18-year-old graphic
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Fifth Annual Nebraska Robotics Expo

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On Saturday, February 22, 2014, The Strategic Air & Space Museum hosted the Fifth Annual Nebraska Robotics Expo.  Over 1,000 K-12 Nebraska students, team leaders and math and science teachers gathered for this premier robotics event that brings together two robotics competitions under one roof, the CEENBoT Robotics Showcase and the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), for a day of robotics fun in a historical venue. FIRST LEGO
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2013 Nebraska FIRST LEGO® Qualifying Tournament

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On Saturday, December 3, 2013 hundreds of youth from the metropolitan area competed in the 2013 Nature’s Fury™ Challenge, a FIRST LEGO® Robotics event held at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands’ North Omaha Unit. Brian Smith provided opening remarks. Teams demonstrated their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, and sportsmanship. Local university, community, nonprofit, and corporate professionals served as tournament judges and referees.
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2014 Image Makers Photography Competition

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On February 14th, the Boys & Girls Club of Carter Lake hosted the annual Image Makers Photography Competition with over 60 combined entries from all of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands.   The winners in each age group and category will now be submitted to the Midwest Regional Hosting Site for judging and the chance to move on to the National
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On the Road 2014

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May 31, 2014 – May 31, 2014 1701 S 105th Street Map and Directions | Register Description: On the Road to the Club 2014 will support a cause that is teed-up for giving the youth of our community the skills they need to succeed in life. General Admission: $150 Patron Party Admission: $200 Non-Patron Table: $1,500 (Table of 10). Please select 10 General Admission Tickets.
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2014 Midlands Youth of the Year

Midlands Youth of the Year Candidates

This last Saturday, January 4th, six teen members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (BGCM) participated in the annual Youth of the Year Competition. Candidates shared stories of attempted suicide, a gang related death of a friend, experiencing domestic abuse and how the support of their Club helped them to overcome and triumph over these experiences. Six area judges selected Jabaree
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Monster Jam “Crush Bullying” Event in Council Bluffs

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On Thursday, January 2nd, the Boys & Girls Club of Council Bluffs hosted the Monster Jam “Crush Bullying” event where about 100 youths listened to riders on the Monster Jam circuit raise awareness about bullying and discuss prevention techniques. Free tickets were given to children and their families for Monster Jam’s opening night at the Mid-America Center, and those children also pledged to take
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Stock Market 2013

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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (BGCM) teen members and corporate sponsors went on a stock-exchange floor trading adventure at the Stock Market Championship™ at the Scoular Ballroom (2027 Dodge Street) on November 21, 2013. The Sixth Annual Stock Market Championship™ marked the second joint event of Club youth and the Metro’s business community. More than 120 Boys & Girls Club teens participated
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March Madnezz 2014

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March 29, 2014 – March 29, 2014 1840 Madison Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: It’s the Fifth Annual March Madnezz Power forward with your friends, watch the NCAA Men’s Basketball Regional Finals, enjoy free food and libations and score some amazing silent auction items – all for a great cause – kids. Ticket prices are: $25 Purchase tickets online or one of
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