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8/20/2014
 

 
 
 
The Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County
 

   




For a copy of the 2014 Auction Items- please email gbgc@comcast.net and we will send you a pdf copy of the list.


Forward Air & Summers Taylor present the 15th Annual
Boys & Girls Club Celebrity Auction
August 9, 2014 at Trinity United Methodist Church 
    

     Forward Air and Summers Taylor will present the 15th annual Boys & Girls Club Celebrity Auction on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Trinity United Methodist Church.  The annual event has grown greatly over the years into the biggest annual event of this type locally.  As usual the club will have many items for sale from sports & entertainment memorabilia to political items to local items such as food certificates, hotel stays and golf packages.  The event will have an item preview and buffet dinner from at 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm with the live and silent auction of celebrity & local items starting at 6:45 pm.  Tickets are on sale for $20 each and can be purchased at the Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County located at 740 West Church Street.  Call Scott Bullington at 787-9322 for more details. The Boys & Girls Club is open Monday-Friday from 8 am until 6:30 pm for the school year and 7:30 am- 5:30 pm during school breaks and for the summer.

   The auction will be set up with some items going live and others as a silent auction, due to the large volume of items that will be on sale.  Items range from signed photos, footballs, movie posters, basketballs, helmets, books, shirts, golf hats and many other autographed items of interest. In addition to the celebrity items the sale will include event tickets, vacation stays, movie posters, framed pictures & prints, gas grill, local food certificates, golf passes, oil changes and many other items will also be on sale at the auction. 

   How did the Boys & Girls Club get all of the items you ask?  Scott Bullington, Executive Director, of the local club stated that the club mails out letters each year to celebrities, studios, agents, sports clubs and other notable people requesting items to benefit the club and it’s many activities.  The club has items from sports, politics, TV, publishing, movies and other celebrities. Some of the bigger items that will be on sale this year include a John Deere 54 inch riding lawn mower, a Yamaha motorcycle and several week long vacation packages.

“It is really great for our club kids to see that these people from around the world care enough to take the time to send something for our auction to benefit the kids of our community.  It really makes me appreciate them more.” Stated Rebecca Tipton, a Boys & Girls Club Board member and Co-Chairman of this annual event.

   Events such as the auction help to fund the local Boys & Girls Club programs.  School year membership at the Boys & Girls Club is just $5 per child, / per year and $100 for the regular summer program for children.  The Boys & Girls Club of is open to all school age youth that reside in Greeneville and Greene County.  The club has various programs for youth development including: Character and Leadership Development, the Arts, Sports, Fitness and Recreation, Education and Career Development and Health and Life Skills.  The Boys & Girls Club has received several state and local awards for their community involvement and youth development programs for the youth of our community.  The Boys & Girls Club has club members and serves many more youth each year through their school outreach projects and Jr. sports events.  Eddie Yokley, a Boys & Girls Club board member and event co-chairman, stated “We really have a lot of great items this year, especially from area businesses’ that will help make for a great selection at this years auction.”The club has many items that have been donated for this year’s event.  For a complete list of items on sale at this year’s event email Bullington at gbgc@comcast.net  or call the club at 787-9322.



 

    





The Boys & Girls Club believes every child has the potential to BE GREAT. In support of this strong conviction, our club strives to build caring, responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Club family – a community of staff, volunteers, parents, youth and supporters – works together to

create a positive place, full of hope and opportunity, for every child.

 
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We hope this video inspires everyone to not only be their very best, but to help others BE GREAT, too.
 

 
 Boys & Girls Clubs programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls
by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence.
 
 
     The Boys & Girl Clubs offer a safe place to learn and grow, all while having fun.
The Club provides the foot print to make Great Futures Start Here.
 
The Boys & Girls Club is a Unique Youth Service Organization Serving
Children and Young Adults Throughout Greeneville & Greene County, Tennessee
 
     Our goal is to provide every child with the essential tools needed for a successful and bright future. Each day, the Boys & Girls Club
of Greeneville and Greene County strive to improve each child's life by implementing self-esteem, courage, and positive values through various
educational programs. Our youth receive daily tutoring, computer training, sports education, homework assistance, and mentoring. Our Club is a place
where youth can gain confidence by developing a sense of usefulness and belonging.
 
     If you are looking for an exciting place for children to learn and grow or would like to be a volunteer,
the Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville and Greene County has something for you.
 
   
 
Our Mission:

To inspire and enable all young people,

especially those who need us most,
to realize their full potential as productive,
 responsible, and caring citizens.
 
    The Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville and Greene County is located at 740 West Church Street and is open from 8:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during the school year  and 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the summer. In 2013, the Boys & Girls Club had a membership of 646 kids and we served 2,346 young people in our community through our many programs and activities.  Some of these off site activities included: SMART Moves, Read Across America and The Ultimate Journey in our Greene County Schools.  Our many community events include basketball, baseball, wrestling & football clinics, a tackle football league, Day For Kids, community clean up projects, and many more programs and activities. The Boys & Girls Club is very involved in our community to make it a positive place for our youth. For more information on the Boys & Girls Club contact Scott Bullington or Bridget Jones at 423-787-9322 and for information on the Boys & Girls Club’s after school & summer programs call Cathy Osborne at 423-787-9334 or email Cathy at: cathygbgc@comcast.net .
 

 

 

 



    

 
 
 Four key characteristics define the essence of a Boys & Girls Club.

All are critical in exerting positive impact on the life of a child:


1. Dedicated Youth Facility The Club is a place designed solely for youth programs and activities.

2. Open Daily  The Club is open every day, after school and in the summer, when kids have free time and need positive, productive outlets.

3. Professional Staff Every Club has trained youth development professionals, providing positive role models and mentors.
Volunteers provide key supplementary support.

4. Available & Affordable to All Youth  Clubs reach out to kids who cannot afford, or may lack access to, other community programs. 
 Dues are low, averaging $5 per school year.


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