Oct
29
2017
Holiday Guide
2017

Fort McMurray Boys and Girls Club Presents: Junior Who - A Holiday Who-bilation

Michelle Farrow & Loriley White
BY Michelle Farrow & Loriley White —  comments
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A whimsical wonderland awaits for the children of our region through this unique event fit for Cindy Lou Who herself!

Join us for our Seussical adventures as we present Junior WHO-A Holiday Who-Bilation.  Enjoy this family event featuring bouncy castles, face-painting, games and activities, sweet treats and a few who-tastic surprises!  Visit our Whoville village, get your sweet treats at Cindy Lou’s Candy Cane Shop, and a Whoville hair-do at Martha May Whovier’s Hair Shop.  Special appearances featuring the Grinch are also in store. You could not, would not, want to miss this!

December is the month, the 16th and 17th are the days.  The party’s on from 9am-6pm, so that’s when we’ll play! You’re off to great places, it’s true, it’s true! We want to celebrate this holiday season with you!

Step up sponsors, big or small.  We have opportunities to share with you all!  Join the high fliers, who soar to high heights.  Giving back to our community, that is what’s right!

We’ll need volunteers, so come one, come all.  Our contact info is below, no need to search at all!

We are a non-profit, it’s true, it’s true.  Helping children and youth, it’s just what we do!

 

Behind the Scenes with the Fort McMurray Boys & Girls Club

The Fort McMurray Boys & Girls Club (FMBGC) is a non-profit agency and a registered charity.  The Club has been serving the children and youth of Fort McMurray since 1981 by providing a safe and fun place to learn, play and grow.

Our expert staff offer guidance, care and mentoring for children aged one to 18. Our mission is “To provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life”.

Our childcare programs are licensed, accredited and certified for inclusive care.  Although Boys & Girls Clubs provide lower cost childcare options and financial assistance where available, they are open to all individuals seeking quality care.

 

The FMBGC’s main programs are:

Tiny Toes Daycare: For children aged 12 months to Kindergarten (contact Erika, tinytoes@fmbgc.ca)

ZAP Out of School Care and Camps: For children aged 4.5 to 12 (contact Grace, zap@fmbg.ca)

Limitless Youth: Inclusive youth programs for youth aged 13-17 (contact Ashley, youth@fmbgc.ca)

 

What does the FMBGC do?

Our Club Instills Values. Strong core values guide us in our work and teach our kids the importance of mutual respect, teamwork and being socially responsible.

Available and Affordable. The FMBGC are accessible and affordable.  The Club is open weekdays, after school, and occasionally on evenings and weekends.

Connected to Community Needs. The FMBGC is at the heart of our community.  We create programs that address the unique needs of children and youth in our region.

Professional Staff and Dedicated Volunteers. The FMBGC is staffed by experienced professionals trained in child development.  Our volunteers assist Club staff in providing positive role models for children and youth while engaging in programming, events, and activities throughout the year.

 

How You Can Help

Donate: Drop by the Club, visit our website, or find us on Facebook and click the donate button.

Attend our Fundraisers: Junior Boo, and Junior WHO are our two annual fundraisers.  Bring your family out for some holiday fun, while contributing to a wonderful cause.

Volunteer: We have an ongoing need for volunteers.  Please email youth@fmbgc.ca for more information.  We provide reference letters and sign off on volunteer hours for school.

Donate Services: We have ongoing needs for building maintenance, organizing, and many other services.  If you think your company may be able to help, contact us. 

Donate items: The FMBGC often does social media contests or raffles.  We have an ongoing need for prizes.  Please contact us if you’d like to donate gift certificates, services or other items.  These items really help us extend our reach on social media platforms.

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