South Queens Boys & Girls Club

South Queens Boys & Girls Club pours foundation on state-of-the-art renovation
South Queens Boys & Girls Club pours foundation on state-of-the-art renovation
News Maggie Hayes 9/20/2012 at 12:46PM

After decades of building a solid foundation for the community, the South Queens Boys & Girls Club (SQBGC) is finally getting a new foundation of its own. The SQBGC was able to take down one existing wing of its building, which will be replaced by a 35,000-square-foot state-of-the-art addition. In the new area, there will [...]

Courier brings early Christmas to SQBGC
Courier brings early Christmas to SQBGC
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 12:54PM

Their eyes glistened like Christmas lights as they saw the dozens upon dozens of wrapped gifts that were laid out before them. And soon, their booming chants of “Santa! Santa! Santa!” would summon St. Nick. Or at least “Santa Steve,” but still a jolly man in red who came bumbling in with the promise of [...]

The Courier plays Santa for South Queens Boys & Girls Club
The Courier plays Santa for South Queens Boys & Girls Club
News Melissa Chan 12/16/2011 at 1:05PM

The Queens Courier got a sneak peek of what Christmas morning would be like for the youngsters of the South Queens Boys & Girls Club (SQBGC). On Thursday, December 15, Courier reporters — playing Santa and his Christmas elves — distributed hundreds of toys to the club’s underprivileged kids. Founded in 1957, SQBGC strives to [...]

Remember the needy this holiday season
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 11/29/2011 at 9:55AM

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. So, as you shop, please remember to pick up an extra gift or two, as once again The Courier will be playing Santa – this year to benefit the children and teens of the South Queens Boys [...]