25 Quotes For 25 Years

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  • ZEV YAROSLAVSKY

    January 12, 2018

    Jackie Robinson famously said: "A life is only important insofar as it has an impact on other peoples' lives." By that metric, the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley has been vitally important to the youth of our community in setting them on a trajectory to success. ... Read More

  • DIANA WILLIAMS

    January 12, 2018

    As a latchkey kid in the early to mid ’70s, I have an enormous appreciation for the safe environment that the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley provides to these valuable young people who are our future. The Club provides an opportunity for them to be creative, to learn and to socialize while developing confidence to lead useful and productive lives. ... Read More

  • LELAND TANG

    January 12, 2018

    I have lived my professional and personal life based upon a quote that I learned from Rotarians, “Service Above Self.” I firmly believe that the Boys & Girls Clubs are training and preparing our future leaders to be selfless citizens with the ambition to give back to the community. ... Read More

  • KEVIN TAMAKI

    January 12, 2018

    The Boys & Girls Club is a non-profit powerhouse; leading the way to shape productive and caring citizens that will create a formidable 21st century workforce for the San Fernando Valley region. ... Read More

  • STATE SENATOR HENRY STERN

    January 12, 2018

    I’ve seen first hand the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley’s quiet power to not only change, but save lives. It represents the best in us, a generous, diverse and unified Valley offering our next generation the chance to rise. ... Read More

  • KATHLEEN STERLING

    January 12, 2018

    In working with the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley since its inception, what has always impressed me the most is the incredible dedication of those adults giving their help and hearts for the children. From Marty Cooper, who was a graduate himself of the program, to actor Denzel Washington, another Boys & Girls Club alumnus, they have given their time to build a program to help the youth of our community succeed - and in turn - give back. ... Read More

  • CONGRESSMAN BRAD SHERMAN

    January 12, 2018

    The Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley inspires our youth to dream big and gives them the tools to realize those dreams. The Club is truly shaping the future.” ... Read More

  • KAYLYN REDMOND

    January 12, 2018

    The Boys & Girls Club has been a safe place for our students to attend after school to receive extra curricular opportunities, free of cost. All of the activities are led by experienced staff who share their knowledge with students who they can they can relate to. ... Read More

  • DAVID RAINER

    January 12, 2018

    Congratulations to the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley for 25 years of service to at-risk and disadvantaged youth. The Club has provided a safe haven for thousands of children and made a meaningful difference in their lives and those of their families—and consequently our community—by providing affordable, educational and productive activities, which were available nowhere else, to these youth during non-school hours. ... Read More

  • GLORIA POLLOCK

    January 12, 2018

    In 1995, I worked with youngsters in the Boys & Girls Club representing Time Warner, teaching youngsters how to utilize media in the classroom. Years later, my husband, Joel, joined the Board, remained during the tough years and is proud to be there now. I am delighted to see the growth and development of the current Club and feel it is the “flagship” for others to follow. ... Read More