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Boys and Girls Club

November 13, 2019 - 00:00
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  • Boys and Girls Club
    Courtesy Club members Emanuel Rosales and Brook Yearwood enjoyed playing a game of air hockey during free time.

Last week at the Columbus Boys and Girls Club 401 youths were served for an average of 69 per day and a high of 81 on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The current registered membership is 130.

Club hours are Monday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. and available to all youth ages six-18. The fall session is in full swing and the club will continue to take new members daily. Fall session membership is $50 per child. Stop by for a tour of the club.

Power Hour winners for the week were: Delaney Bietz (K-first grade), Alisson Martinez (second grade), Hailey Sanchez (third grade), Jace Hopkins (fourth grade), and Jesus Otero (fifth grade and up).

In the STEM program, club members did an experiment called “floating M&M’s.” Members took one M&M per cup of water and dropped it in to see it sink to the bottom. Once the color and shell dissolved from the candy, it floated to the top.

Make sure to check out the Columbus Boys and Girls Club Facebook page to keep up to date on all the fun and exciting things they do. Registration forms are on the Club’s website, Included in the membership are daily free snacks, homework help, and quality programming provided by trained Youth Development Professionals. Come see how the Club can make a difference in your child’s life! For more information, please contact Executive Director Jennifer McCoskey at (979) 725-8208 or at