A Night Of Awards

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 was the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual General Meeting and Volunteer/Child Awards Night.  We were blessed with the attendance of City Councillors Scott McKeen and Mohinder Banga as well as Mayor Don Iveson, who helped us honour the individuals being awarded.  Mayor Iveson surprised us with a wonderful proclamation, declaring September 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in Edmonton. Click here to read the Message from the President & Executive Director from … Continue reading

Dang’s Big First Day

Epcor giving back

Written by EPCOR‘s Connie Smart Dang’s first day at BGCBigs’ McCauley Club ended on a high note – literally. Overlooking Giovanni Caboto Park, in a bucket truck with an EPCOR power lineman by his side, his infectious smile shone wide above a community that wants to lift him up. The evening was hosted by a crew of EPCOR employees. This was his fifth trip up in the bucket. At eight years old, a pair of strong hands was needed to … Continue reading

Funding Announcement – Alberta Culture

BGCBigs held our Annual General Meeting on Monday, September 9th.  So many great guests and stories and we’ll be sharing over the course of the next few weeks.  A very special announcement and cheque presentation were made by Alberta Culture Minister Heather Klimchuk. A commitment of $100,000 was made to ensure the completion of our McCauley Club.  This important community hub has undergone significant renovations and is home away from home to hundreds of our community’s children and youth.  It … Continue reading