Dorchester Reporter October 18

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BGCD and Elevate Youth Host Monthly Outdoor Adventures: Following on the heels of two Hiking/ Climbing trips in September, BGCD and Elevate Youth are using the month of October to expose members to Horseback Riding. The first of two trips took part this past Tuesday at the Blazing Saddles program in Randolph. Members learned how to care for and feed the horses, and then set out on rides. A fantastic time was had by all!

Later this month members from our Denney Center Clubhouse will set out on their trip. Thanks to Elevate Youth for their efforts to engage our members in these exciting outdoor adventures!

To learn more about this program or other opportunities at the Club, please contact Mike Joyce at

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BGCD Partners with Local Ninety Nine Restaurants: It’s BGCD month at your local Ninety Nine Restaurants! Be sure to stop by Ninety Nine Restaurant locations in Braintree and Quincy this month because every Sunday in October, kids eat free! Plus you can take the opportunity to help support our Clubhouses with awesome raffles, bake-sales and more!

In addition to the funds raised from this partnership, we are also looking forward to our annual ceremony held at the Ninety Nine Restaurant in Quincy honoring our Youth of the Year. The member is named in the spring and the ceremony will recognize a youth who works incredibly hard throughout the year and gives them the chance to receive some much deserved recognition for their work in the community. We are grateful to the Ninety Nine Restaurant for providing our members with these unique opportunities.

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BGCD to Hold Annual Grand Drawing Gala November 3rd: Join us at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel on Saturday, November 3rd for Puttin’ on the Glitz’ Grand Drawing Gala, benefiting BGCD. Each year our guests eagerly await our signature Grand Drawing, hoping to win one of our unique grand prizes that include vacations, exquisite jewelry, shopping sprees and more! The funds raised from this event allows BGCD to continue to provide 4000 members over 200 quality programs for only $5 a year! We want every child who walks through our doors to have access to life changing opportunities, caring staff and a safe place to learn and grow.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities please contact Patty Lamb at or by visiting grand-drawing-gala/.

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99 Restaurant Fundraising Month
October 1-31

Camp Shriver Begins
September 21

Halloween Party
October 31, 5-7 PM @ WDYC

Grand Drawing Gala
November 3