Dorchester Reporter October 4

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BGCD Host’s Duxbury Beach Party: Thank you to everyone who came out to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester at the Duxbury Beach Party fundraiser this weekend! Everyone had a blast listening to U2 cover band, The Joshua Tree and learning more about all of the great things constantly happening here at the Club.

We are especially appreciative of Tom and Jen Weldon for making this event possible along with the night’s many sponsors Duxbury Dragons Football & Cheerleading, PortSide Real Estate, Powder Point Oysters, McGee PreOwned Superstore, Duxbury Insurance Group, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, JB Robbie Builders Inc., Lee Kennedy and Boston Capital Wealth Management of Raymond James. To learn more about different ways you can get involved and help to support the Club, please visit

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College Fellows October Schedule: There are so many great opportunities with our College Fellows program this coming month! High school freshman and sophomores will have the chance to create a map of goals for the next ten years and brainstorm how to reach those goals on October 16th. A college consultant will be available to juniors to answer questions on how to prepare for senior year on October 9th.

There will also be a FAFSA workshop open to all high school students and parents taking place on October 10th along with office hour nights where students can receive one on one guidance from American Student Assistance on both October 16th and October 30th from 5PM to 7PM.

Email Tricia at to take advantage of these incredible resources!

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L.I.F.T is Seeking Families for Parenting Journey Program: The L.I.F.T program at BGCD is seeking families to help create a diverse group of mothers, fathers, grandparents and caregivers for a new group who will focus on increasing confidence, capability, and resiliency as individuals and as parents. Those involved will meet every Tuesday once a week for nine weeks. By reflecting on your own childhood, you will be able to choose what kind of parent you want to be, make positive changes, grow and create your own style of parenting – one that reflects your personal vision and values.

The program features activities, engaging group participation, a family style meal and childcare. Space is limited and registration is required by October 18, 2018. Please contact Rosa Beriguete at (617) 288-7120 or at to register.

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99 Fundraising Month
October 1-31

Milk St. Cooking Class Begins
October 15

Camp Shriver Returns
October 20

Halloween Party
October 31, 5-7 PM @ WDYC

Grand Drawing Gala
November 3