Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland

Boys and Girls Club Gives Feast of Thanks and Coats for Kids

Hot Thanksgiving Meal and a Coat Provided to Families

DULUTH, Minn.- On Tuesday night the Boys and Girls Club of the Northland held its annual Feast of Thanks, for dozens of families who otherwise might not get to enjoy a traditional hot thanksgiving meal. Around 200 people packed the Holy Family Catholic Church in Duluth for Turkey, Ham, Stuffing, and all the fixings. The free event is designed to…

Congressman Rick Nolan Shows Support For After School Programs

Staff say after school programs are vital because it's a safe and positive space for kids to be that has an academic focus and practices important life skills.

DULUTH, Minn. – On average nearly 70 kids spend each day after school at one of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland. Staff say it’s because it’s a safe and positive space for kids to be that has an academic focus and practices important life skills. Congressman Rick Nolan was in Duluth at the Dave Goldberg Family Boys…

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland Receive “Exergaming” Kits

Seventy-five members received the kits now and the remaining 75 will receive them at a later date.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland are taking exercise and gaming to the next level. These kids are some of the first in the state to receive game kits that encourage physical activity. The kit includes a NERF ball and energy tracker. It’s called “exergaming.” “The kids get to track their points for how much…