Barbara and Bernard Malkove Scholarship Fund Established

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama is honored to announce the establishment of the Barbara and Bernard Malkove Scholarship Fund.   Bernard “Berney” Malkove was a long-time supporter of BGCSA, serving in numerous positions on the Board of Directors, and as a National Trustee of Boys & Girls Clubs of America.   Berney passed away in […]

Mobile Art Council’s classes inspire creativity and imagination for Club kids

One may notice painted utility boxes near street corners, window art installations decorating store windows, and murals painted on select buildings throughout Mobile, thanks to the Mobile Arts Council’s (MAC) efforts. They’ve created a powerful platform for the Mobilans and Club kids at Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama (BGCSA) to appreciate and experience […]

Optimist Club 13th Annual Pancake Breakfast

Optimist Boys & Girls Club schedules 13th Annual Pancake Breakfast  MOBILE, AL– Purchase a ticket for $10 and enjoy a breakfast buffet of pancakes, grits, eggs, sausage, fish, chicken and all the trimmings at the 13th annual Optimist Boys & Girls Club Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 25.  The event, located at 1517 Plaza Drive Mobile, AL 36605 is […]

Gloria Williams Excels in the Foster Grandparent Program

At Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama, young people find mentors who notice their strengths, listen to their concerns and open up doors of possibility. Gloria Williams is one such mentor. Ms. Williams was formerly a dedicated art and dance Program Assistant from the early 1990’s until her retirement in 2017. She now volunteers […]

Reaching youth one beat at a time

There’s nothing like a drum beat that can set the mood for special events-festivals, movie premieres, parties, and lectures. No one knows the impact music, specifically drumming, can bring to an environment better than Wayne Curtis, founder, and C.E.O. of Mobile Alabama Africatown Drummers (M.A.A.D.) L.L.C. His love of drumming allowed him to study his […]

BGCSA Volunteer Publishes First Children’s Book

Someone to look up to. Someone to talk through worries and bad days. Someone to celebrate victories big and small. A good mentor is there to listen, to support and to shine light on potential. Brianna Burrell is just that mentor. She began her BGCSA journey as a volunteer. With a passion for STEM, she […]

Club Kids “Shop with a Cop” at Academy Sports thanks to AJ McCarron

Twenty Club kids from the Boys and Girls Club of South Alabama -Sonny Callahan Branch got an opportunity to shop with a cop at Academy Sports + Outdoors,7460 Airport Boulevard, thanks to efforts from former Club kid and St Louis Battlehawks quarterback AJ McCarron. The children ranged from 8 through 12 years old and came […]

Panda Cares opens Panda Cares Center of Hope at the Kiwanis Club

Panda Cares, The Philanthropic Foundation of Panda Express, and Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama open Panda Cares Center of Hope (MOBILE, AL) Board members, elected officials, and Panda Express local employees were on hand for the ribbon cutting of the new Panda Cares Center of Hope at the Kiwanis Branch of Boys & Girls […]

Panda Cares to open Panda Cares Center of Hope at Boys & Girls Club

PANDA CARES, THE PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION OF PANDA EXPRESS, AND BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTH ALABAMA PARTNER TO OPEN PANDA CARES CENTER OF HOPE IN MOBILE, AL (MOBILE, AL) – In partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Panda Express will present the ribbon cutting for the newest Panda Cares Center of Hope, taking […]

Frios Pops shares happiness on stick

Ms. Tanya Richardson, basketball, Passport to Manhood, Ignite, Keystone Club, potential, and Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast are words and names. However, Matt Cook recognizes those words and phrases as the people, the organization, and the programs at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast (BGCEC) that’s helped mold him into […]