In 1998, we originally opened our doors and began serving community youth. Today, we've expanded our reach to serve more than 12,000 youth annually in nine locations with a variety of programs year-round.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is governed by a Board of Directors, which is led by Board President Tim Kippenhan. Day to day operations and management are led by Chief Executive Officer Greg Lemke-Rochon.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is part of a national network of affiliated Clubs. The national organization, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, began in 1860 with several women in Hartford, Connecticut. Believing that boys who roamed the streets should have a positive alternative, they organized the first Club.
Why Boys & Girls Clubs Are Special
Four key characteristics define the essence of a Boys & Girls Club. All are critical in exerting positive impact on the life of a child:
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