Youth of the Year-Cyndia Engstrom; and Chad McBride (Local, State Regional winner; National finalist)
Chad McBride and Ron Graves flew to Washington D.C. to participate in the National Youth of the Year Competition and met President Ronald Reagan
16-18 High School Girls Softball
Kids Flea Market
Bicycle Safety Week
T-ball for the Handicapped, ages 6-12
Club membership: approximately 980
The Board of Directors voted to proceed with a feasibility study to determine the financial strength the Club would have
if they should decide to participate in a capital campaign to build a new Boys & Girls Club/Community Center. (1/25/88}
The ‘Board Family’ Campaign received the first pledges totaling $26,000.
Club office bought its first computer.
The Board Development Committee was formed to recruit additional board members
The Capital Campaign Kick-off luncheon was held Wednesday, March 1st at Pineway Restaurant
Lottery winner, R.F. Sinclair makes generous donation to the Club to be used to fund program and membership scholarships
Kari Rose won the State Youth of the Year Competition (Katrina Phillips was our second local scholarship recipient)
Record attendance at Board of Directors meeting with 24 members. The board voted on their recommendations for new awards they would present at the 1990 Annual Dinner. These were: Board Member of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Life-time Service, and Volunteer of the Year (Non Board).
Capital Campaign pledges $753,420 by the end of the year
The 1st Youth Partnership Breakfast was held in the gym on January 18th with guest speaker, Neil Lomax, former quarterback for St. Louis Cardinals of the NFL
The new Boys & Girls Club foundation held it’s first meeting in March at the Pineway Restaurant for 14 prospective trustees
The Club began its first Free Lunch Program in the new building, serving up to 110 youth a day throughout the summer
Greg Holden from Portland, Oregon was hired as the new Athletic Director. Sedonia Gentry accepted a new challenge as the club’s Program Director
The Club hosted Discovery Day for Children’s Week in cooperation with the Lebanon Police Department and Lebanon Branch of Adult & Family Services
Grand Opening ceremonies, an Open House, and a high school dance were held the 1st weekend in December to celebrate the beginning of a dream come true
The Boys & Girls Club of Lebanon and the Boys & Girls Club of Sweet Home unified into the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Santiam