News Coverage

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati is committed to providing a positive, safe place for kids in our communities. We also extend an invitation to the press to learn more about our organization. Our Clubs are filled with enriching, effective programming, hundreds of children’s success stories, engaging special events and prominent members of the community joining us to make a difference.

Please contact us regarding upcoming events, to schedule interviews or for additional information.

Karen Williams, Vice President of Development
kwilliams@bgcgc.org (513)421-8909 ext. 21

To learn more about our organization, you can review these recent stories that feature BGCGC.

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04.25.17 | Aaron's Inc. Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Jaws dropped as teen members at the U.S. Bank Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati got the first look at their newly renovated Teen Center Wednesday afternoon. The U.S. Bank Club in Avondale was selected as the winner of the Aaron’s Furniture Tee... Read more here
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03.29.17 | Ariel Mullins named 2017 Youth of the Year

Last month at Great American Ball Park, six outstanding teens represented the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati in the 2017 Youth of the Year competition. These six kids have overcome challenges that many do not experience in a lifetime - ma... Read more here
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03.28.17 | Perfetti van Melle USA Donates Bicycles to the Marge Schott-Unnewehr Boys & Girls Club

On Monday, March 27, Perfetti van Melle USA, local manufacturer and distributor of candies such as Airheads and Mentos, donated 40 brand new boys’ and girls’ Huffy bicycles – with helmets – to the Marge Schott-Unnewehr Boys & Girls Club of Greater C... Read more here
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01.31.17 | Staples Donates $100,000 in Honor of Ronald L. Sargent

In honor of Ron Sargent's dedication and commitment to Staples for nearly three decades, Staples has donated $100,000 to be used to create a special scholarship fund for the members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati Marge Schott-Unnewehr C... Read more here
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12.19.16 | A.J. Green Motivates Teens to Be Active and Make Healthy Choices

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, All-Pro Wide Receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green lead football drills at the Marge Schott-Unnewehr Boys & Girls Club in Covington, Kentucky.  In addition to receiving coaching and insider advice, Club members h... Read more here
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12.05.16 | Nick Lachey and Cincinnati Bell Team Up to Help Families

Nick Lachey, the Nick Lachey Foundation, and Cincinnati Bell employees teamed up on Monday, December 5, 2016 to provide 12 local Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati families with gifts for the holidays.  Families gathered at Lachey's in Over-the-R... Read more here
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12.05.16 | Blue Door Raffle

You could be the lucky winner of a Tesla Model S by Radio Flyer and a Honda Strike Balance bike just in time for the holidays! Enter today for a chance to win a Tesla Model S for kids by Radio Flyer (valued at $499).  This battery powered ride comes eq... Read more here
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10.11.16 | Arby's Supports More Club Kids at Camp Joy

Thanks to Arby’s, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati [BGCGC] has been awarded over $9,000 to send more Club members to Camp Joy!  The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC) and Camp Joy have partnered for over 20 years to provide... Read more here
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02.21.16 | Dr. Pepper Snapple awards Let's Play equipment

Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS) awarded the Larry and Rhonda Sheakley Boys & Girls Club a Let's Play equipment donation valued at $2,500 as part of a partnership with Good Sports.  The grant provides jerseys, shorts, basketballs, and running shoes.  Over 1,60... Read more here
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11.03.15 | CORT Furniture donates $1,000 to BGCGC

Earlier this fall, representatives from CORT Furniture visited our Sheakley Club to present BGCGC with a check for $1,000.Brent Seelmeyer, BGCGC President, said: “On behalf of the more than 7,000 youth that we serve annually, I want to thank CORT for ... Read more here
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02.25.15 | DEWEY'S PIZZA "DEW MORE" INITIATIVE

Kevin Dern, of Dewey's Pizza presents a check for $5,800 to Brent Seelmeyer, president of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati, and children at the LeBlond Club in downtown Cincinnati on behalf of Dewey's "Dew More" initiative. Get the full story Read more here
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11.24.14 | DEACONESS ASSOCIATIONS FOUNDATION PRESENTS $50,000 TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS

Greg Ebel, Consulting Director at Deaconess Associations Foundation, presented a $50,000 check to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati in support of our Fit for Life programming! Brent Seelmeyer, President of BGCGC, accepted this grant award... Read more here
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11.19.14 | THANKSGIVING DINNER WITH UNILEVER AND KROGER

To celebrate the holiday season, Unilever and Kroger teamed up to host the 3rd annual Thanksgiving dinner for more than 160 of our Club kids! Unilever and Kroger volunteers cooked and served dinner, providing our kids with the opportunity to cel... Read more here
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11.06.14 | LARRY AND RHONDA SHEAKLEY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB GROUNDBREAKING

On Friday, November 7, ground was broken on the site of our new Boys & Girls Club in Price Hill! The new Larry and Rhonda Sheakley Boys & Girls Club will open its doors in Summer of 2015 to the children in the Price Hill neighborhood, replacing the ... Read more here
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10.21.14 | HOMETOWN HUDDLE WITH THE CINCINNATI BENGALS

The Cincinnati Bengals traded in their cleats and helmets for shovels and hardhats as they teamed up with the Marvin Lewis Community Fund and local volunteers to build a brand new playground, community garden, and track for our kids at the MSU Boys... Read more here
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04.04.14 | Axcess Financial Builds Playhouses for BGCGC

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati is committed to providing a positive, safe place for kids in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky communities. We also extend an invitation to the press to learn more about our organization. Our Club... Read more here
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04.04.14 | Unilever & Kroger Feed Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Two local organizations have teamed up to provide nearly 200 children an early Thanksgiving dinner. Volunteers from Unilever and Kroger whipped up all kinds of dishes for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati. Hungry kids shoveled down generou... Read more here
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04.04.14 | AT&T Donates $2,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs

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04.04.14 | Deaconess Associations Foundation presents $25,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs

Greg Ebel, Consulting Director at Deaconess Associations Foundation, in December presented a $25,000 check to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati [BGCGC] in support of its Fit for Life program. This program teaches and promotes nutritional edu... Read more here
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04.04.14 | Finding a Niche

The Bengals turned out for Tuesday's Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati's annual punt, pass and kick festival. This is what Wallace Gilberry does. He's a big, gregarious bear of a defensive end who engages any life form in his path and that... Read more here