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New Board President

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of New Rochelle’s (BGCNR) Board of Directors has elected Mary Jo Jacobs as the next Board President.

Ms. Jacobs has served on the board since August 2015 which included a period as Vice President. Ms. Jacobs succeeds former President, Jamie Deustch. When describing her goals for the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, Ms. Jacobs says, “I deeply value the mission of this amazing institution and its impact on the children in our community.  My priority is to continue to develop the board as we embark on a strategic plan for the Club. We are at a pivotal juncture in the organization. Our programs have grown and deepened, so it is critical that we provide strong governance from individuals with varied backgrounds and skills who can continue to help us serve the kids who need us most.”

Ms. Jacobs is Vice President at USI Insurance Services. She has been an engaged member of the New Rochelle community working in leadership and fundraising roles with various New Rochelle PTAs, was a former District 11 candidate for the Westchester County Legislature, and has directed children’s programming through the public schools and her church. Ms. Jacobs brings a wealth of experience in human resources, as well as an understanding of the New Rochelle community. 


Thank you Raymour & Flanigan, the NBC Universal family, and Telemundo

 July 2018

The Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle would like to thank
Raymour & Flanigan, NBC Universal, NBC News4, and Telemundo
for their generosity at the Support Our Schools Back to School Supplies Drive.

Here are a few highlights from this great event!!

NOTE: To view: Click on "Watch this video on youTube" after you're hit the red or black arrow below.


Raymour & Flanagan,, NBC Universal family & Telemundo logos


BGC aides Puerto Rico’s hurricane victims

BGC attends screening of The Black Panther

88th Civics Day teaches New Rochelle students about citizenship

Students spent the day taking over City Hall and filling positions of local government

Sourced from: Fios 1 News
March 27, 2017

"...New Rochelle High School 9th grader Juan Ruiz Diaz was elected mayor for the day, saying, "It seemed important, I guess, to be a shadow of the mayor of New Rochelle to see like what the mayor does in his daily basis."

William Iannuzzi, Director of the Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle said "Civics Day is a great example of character, citizenship, and civics and that is an amazing thing to teach the kids in New Rochelle.”

Check out the full story right here.

Youth of the Year

Bianca Harris 2018 Youth of the YearWe are so pleased and happy to announce the 2018 Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle Youth of the Year, Remington Member, Bianca Harris!

Selected among 2 outstanding youth, Bianca has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle. Now in its 71st year, the Youth of the Year program honors our nation’s most awe-inspiring young people on their path to great futures and encourages all kids to lead, succeed and inspire. Bianca will go on to vie for the New York State Youth of the Year title and a $5,000 college scholarship from Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

If Bianca wins at the state competition, she will compete for the title of Northeast Region Youth of the Year and an additional $10,000 college scholarship, renewable for four years up to $40,000. Five regional winners will advance to Washington, D.C. in September 2018, to compete for the title of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Youth of the Year. The National Youth of the Year will receive an additional scholarship of $25,000, renewable each year up to $100,000 and will have the opportunity to meet with the President of the United States in the White House.

Taco Bell donation

Taco Bell donates to BGCNRMarch, 2018

Thank you NY Taco Bell Owners Association

This year the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle received $80,000 from the New York Taco Bell Owners Association !!!

We want to thank Taco Bell for their continuous support to help us run dynamic teen programming and activities for our high school members. We also want to thank Boys & Girls Clubs of America for creating and fostering national partners like Taco Bell! 

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