By: Mary Ann Mahon Huels, CEO & President, Union League Boys & Girls Clubs October 22, 2019 Mary Ann Mahon Huels, CEO & President of the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs After weeks of negotiations, Chicago Public School teachers are heading into their fifth day of city-wide strikes. Teachers are taking to
Thursday, July 25th was the ribbon cutting ceremony for the big reveal of the Wintrust wall mural honoring our 100th Anniversary! Staff, Trustee members, and club members (from Clubs One, Two, Barreto and Englewood) attended to see the mural which is on display until the end of August and visible from I-90/94 right before Exit
Our 22nd Annual Wine Dinner is still enjoying coverage! Make It Better just released an article on their site, better.net, providing an overview of our elegant fundraiser and highlighting the $60,000 raised to support our after-school programming. The event also celebrated our 100th anniversary, to which the article drew attention as well. Thank you to
Back in March, at the gymnasium pool of Roberto Clemente High School, there was a race to the finish as our SeaPerch program participants showed off what their constructed underwater Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) could do! The participants, which hailed from all of our clubs, were divided into teams to assemble their own ROVs with
The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs cut the ribbon and unveiled their new Teen Center on July 30th, made possible through a partnership between Major League Baseball(MLB) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America(BGCA). This space will provide a home for teens in Pilsen to attend after school each day at Club One on
We are proud to announce that the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs Englewood Committee has been honored by the FBICCAAA (FBI Chicago Citizens Academy Alumni Association) as a 2018 Community Hero! The FBICCAAA recognizes "hero" organizations that help eliminate crime and violence and create safe, strong communities! Thank you to our committee members for
Thank you to everyone including ULBGC Board President, Craig Labus and Camp Chair Michael P. Sullivan that came out to celebrate the grand opening of the new waterfront at Camp. We look forward to our youth making some special memories this summer. If you were not able to attend and still would like to visit
Congratulations to Trustee Neal Kottke on celebrating 45 years of service to the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs. ULBGC Board President Nancy Ross presented a special thank you pin and certificate to Neal at our Youth of the Year Event. Thank you Neal for your longstanding and generous support all these years!
The Union League Boys and Girls Clubs intends to submit an application to the Illinois State Board of Education by February 15th, 2018 for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant to operate 21st Century after school programs located at Chicago Public Schools beginning in the 2018-19 school year for a period of five years.