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Media Coverage Highlight


Portage Member Shines in Indiana State Youth of the Year
Published by ValpoLife, May 2019


Sanja, as a result of all her success and accomplishments was named the 2019 Indiana State Youth of the Year! As the 2019 Youth of the Year for both Indiana and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana, Sanja is recognized for her perseverance, leadership skills, academics, brand, life goals, and commitment to Club and community. Her state title secured a place in Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Regional Youth of the Year competition which will take place in July.

Regional Boys & Girls Clubs’ Director Receives POP Community Leadership Award
Published by The Chicago Crusader, August 2019


Eaton’s Generosity Benefiting Boys & Girls Club
Published by Times Media, July 2019


First Merchants Bank Wears Blue Jeans for Blue Club Doors
Published by Chicago Crusader, July 2019


Cline Avenue Bridge Creating More Connected Communities by Joining 100-Year Celebration of EC Katherine House
Published by ValpoLife, June 2019


East Chicago Club Opens Doors to Public to Showcase Renovations
Published by Times Media, June 2019


Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Official Ribbon Cutting of Administration & Resource Center
Published by Portage Life, June 2019


Men’s Basketball Crusader’s Three-Point Baskets Net for Clubs
Published by The Chicago Crusader, June 2019


Senator Mike Braun Visits Duneland Club
Published by ValpoLife, May 2019


BGC Greater NWI Honors Young Leaders at Annual Youth of the Year
Published by LaPorte County Life, March 2019


PHS Senior Named Winner in Peachjar’s Student Success Story Contest
Published by PortageLife, January 2019


She Can Tech Introduces k-12 Girls to Technology
Published by PortageLife, December 2018


Safety-Kleen Joins the 100-year Celebration of East Chicago Club
Published by PortageLife, December 2018


Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Outgoing Board Members and Elect New Officers
Published by PortageLife, December 2018


Boys & Girls Clubs Gives 500 Area Children a Christmas to Remember
Published by NWI Life, December 2018


BP America Joins East Chicago Club’s 100 Year Celebration with a Gift for Great Futures
Published by ValpoLife, December 2018


Portage Chamber’s Annual Awards Evening & Silent Auction
Published by PortageLife, November 2018


Attorney Kenneth J. Allen Donates 1,000 Thanksgiving Dinners
Published by ValpoLife, November 2018


Zao Island’s Greenhouse Welcomes The MegaBeatles to Raise Funds for Boys & Girls Clubs
Published by PorageLife, November 2018


Boys & Girls Clubs Offer Teen Travel Basketball League
Published by, November 2018


Lake County Bar Association Making a Big Difference for Hammond Club Members
Published by PortageLife, October 2018