Partnership Provides More Than $7 Million to Club Youth and Awards 10 Extraordinary Individuals for their Dedication to Impacting the Lives of Local Youth
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Maytag brand announce 10 new recipients of the 2017 Maytag Dependable Leader Award. The annual awards program, now entering its eighth year, recognizes Boys & Girls Club youth development professionals, both employees and volunteers, who have shown remarkable dedication to transforming the lives of youth in their communities. Each recipient also receives a $20,000 grant to provide scholarships to members of their Boys & Girls Club.
An Alumnus of the Boys & Girls Club, Cuba Promotes the Importance of Reliable Mentors
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Boys & Girls Clubs of America has been a long-standing symbol of dependability for Cuba Gooding Jr. His local Boys & Girls Club and its mentors were an important part of Cuba’s youth and a place he counted on and attended regularly. Yesterday, Cuba visited with the Boys & Girls Club of Metrol Los Angeles/Watts-Willowbrook to talk about the importance of adult role models as a part of the Maytag Dependable Leader Award program.
New Kid President Video Encourages Nominations for Maytag Dependable Leader Award
Benton Harbor, Mich., July 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Dependable adults make a difference in the lives of youth every day, and oftentimes the hard work can go unnoticed. That’s why Maytag and Boys & Girls Clubs of America have been honoring Boys & Girls Club members with the Maytag Dependable Leader Award for six years. Each year, the award honors executives, staff members and volunteers who are nominated by Club members for going above and beyond for America’s youth.
By Todd McMahon, Appliance manufacturer Maytag honored Wicklund as one of 11 Boys & Girls Club officials nationwide to receive a Maytag Dependable Leader Award late last year.
Appliance manufacturer Maytag honored Wicklund as one of 11 Boys & Girls Club officials nationwide to receive a Maytag Dependable Leader Award late last year. The honor included a $20,000 grant for the Green Bay club, which will use the money on scholarships for what Wicklund says are deserving teens who are on a college pathway.
Donation is in conjunction with Maytag brand's larger Major League Baseball relationship
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov. 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - During Major League Baseball's 2015 All-Star Game Week, an industry-first activation was announced that made Maytag brand the Official Washer and Dryer of MLB. As part of this partnership, Maytag installed a Maytag® Top Load Washer in the outfield stands at the home ballparks of the Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers.
The Albany Boys and Girls Club is receiving some national attention thanks to one if its longtime volunteers. On Tuesday, Maytag awarded one Albany local the 2015 Maytag Dependable Leader award. A.B. King was one of 11 national winners and said he was humbled to receive all the attention. “I never had anything this big before and the feeling is just unbearable and unbelievable," said King. Not only was King recognized by Maytag but he was also recognized by Mayor Hubbard and was awarded the Boys and Girls Club National Service to Youth Award.
The Boys & Girls Club is teaming up with Maytag to host an event in celebration of Chris Molina, one of 11 winners to receive a 2015 Maytag Dependable Leader Award for his demonstrated dedication to keeping Bakersfield youth on the path to achieve great futures.