Press Coverage

500 Monterey County Youth Receive Backpacks

9th Annual Johnson-Toney Football Camp Provided Free of Cost to Youth

Continuing the Tradition of the Herm Edward Football Camp SEASIDE, Calif. – June 17, 2019 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) are excited to announce the 9th Annual Johnson-Toney Football Camp at Monterey Peninsula Community College June 24-27, 2019. This free, 4 day, non-contact football camp highlights the BGCMC’s Healthy Lifestyles […]

Scholarships awarded to seven teens at 2019 Golf for Kids

Youth Arts Exhibit on display at John Steinbeck Library in Salinas

*Artwork by Sophia Z. age 12, Flowers—Colored Pencil (SALINAS, Calif.) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) and the John Steinbeck Library are pleased to announce the 2019 Marti Mulford Youth Arts Exhibit reception on Friday, January 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The John Steinbeck Library is located at 350 Lincoln Avenue in […]

Adopt-A-Family provides holiday gifts for hundreds of children at the Boys & Girls Clubs

(SEASIDE, Calif.) – This year, 275 kids will wake up to a merry Christmas. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County’s (BGCMC) Adopt-A-Family program supports Club families who may not have the resources to buy presents for their children. Sponsored children receive jackets, shoes, clothes, books, and a special gift. Over 100 individuals and […]

Seaside Police Chief visits teen at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County

(SEASIDE, Calif.) – Feeling safe can be tough for teenagers when news reports of gun violence and senseless tragedies are becoming a common occurrence across the nation. Teens in Seaside might feel a bit safer this week after a roundtable meeting and dinner with Seaside Police Chief Abdul Pridgen. Pridgen visited the Boys & Girls […]

Salinas teen named Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County Youth of the Year

(SEASIDE, Calif.) –The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) is thrilled to announce the Youth of the Year recipient, Natalia Casillas. Casillas, along with other teens, were honored during a special dinner event at Corral de Tierra Country on November 7. Seaside youth Elizabeth Aguilar was named Youth of the Year Runner Up. […]

Face to Face: Ron Johnson

At 60 years old, Ron Johnson, a former NFL wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, is showing no signs of slowing down in his longtime career with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County. In August, the BGCMC board unanimously voted for Johnson – an alumnus of both Monterey High School and Monterey Peninsula […]