Friday, February 8, 2013
Watertown native Renee Gaudette was selected to succeed long-time director Allen Gallagher.
The Watertown Boys and Girls Club will have a new leader after more than two decades. S. Kelley MacDonald, Chairman of the Board of the Watertown Boys and Girls Club announced this week that the Board of Directors appointed Renee Gaudette, a Watertown native, as executive director of the club, succeeding Allen F. Gallagher, who announced his retirement after 21 years. Gaudette has more than 12 years’ experience in leading youth organizations, and she most recently held the position of Executive Director of Camping Services for the Newton YMCA, according to a release from the Boys and Girls Club. While she was there Gaudette oversaw a $2 million budget and a camping program for 3,500 campers. She also worked at the Boys and Girls Club of …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Hundreds of runners and walkers tackled the 5K race sponsored by Donohue's Bar and Grill and benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Watertown.
A warm and sunny late November morning greeted the hundreds of runners, walkers and Watertown residents looking to burn a few calories at the 7th annual Turkey Trot, Thursday morning. The annual event sponsored by Donohue's Bar and Grill benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Watertown. The fastest time was turned in by Kerwin Vega of Allston, with a time of 16:06. The day also included a kids' race around the block near Donohue's Bar and Grill.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Donohue's Bar and Grill hosts the seventh annual run, which raises money for the Watertown Boys and Girls Club.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The following information was provided by the organizers of the Turkey Trot: Runners and walkers can register now for the 7th Annual Turkey Trot! Last year we raised just over $7000 for the Watertown Boys and Girls Club from the race! The 5K race begins at Donohue's Bar and Grill, 87 Bigelow Ave. in Watertown, on Thursday, November 22 at 8:30 am. Walkers are welcome. Free breakfast served for all who attend. (Scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries). Long Sleeve shirt to all registered participants. Please take a moment to sign up or forward to friends and family that might be interested! Fill out the registration (see the PDF attachment to the right). Or register online using this quick link: https://racewire.com/register.php?id=2559…
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Man arrested for shoplifting by hiding clothes in his child's baby carriage. Police arrest man for stealing car.
Arrests A 39-year old Allston man was arrested at 1:45 p.m. on Nov. 23 at Marshall’s in the Arsenal Mall. Store security noticed Jose Andrades-Alvarado, along with his 2-year-old child and his mother trying to take clothing from the store, said Police Lt. Michael Lawn. Andrades-Alvarado, of 11 Linden St. Apt. 3 in Allston, was allegedly taking clothing and putting it in the carriage in which his child was sitting. Meanwhile his mother held up a large cloth to block people’s view. He had $197 worth of merchandise. Police were called, and they found Andrades-Alvarado had an arrest warrant from Brighton District Court for assault and battery and destruction of property. He was also charged with shoplifting of items worth more than $100. …
Thursday, November 18, 2010
A dozen Watertown men from various businesses and organizations posed for the 2011 calendar which will benefit the Watertown Boys and Girls Club.
A dozen men about town will soon be seen on the pages of calendars as part of a fund-raising effort for the Watertown Boys & Girls Club. Among those gracing the pages of Watertown's Finest 2011 calendar are: Town Councilor and Donohue's Bar and Grill owner John "JD" Donohue, Talk of the Town and The Talk owner Kaz Keuchkarian, and Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Allen Gallagher. The calendar has been an idea floating around in the heads of photographers Janice Metjian and Denise Passaretti. Watertown native Passaretti, whose maiden name is Munger and now lives in Wayland, said this year they decided to make it a reality. "There's a bunch of us girls been talking about doing this for a long time," said Passaretti, who had a photo …
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Students from Bentley University's nationally recognized Service-Learning Program work at a number of different community service programs in their local community including the Watertown Boys & Girls Club.
Jacqueline Yen leaves the comforts of her Bentley University campus every Friday to volunteer her time with the children of the Watertown Boys and Girls Club. Some days she conducts water aerobic exercises, other days might find her organizing a tie-dying party – the activities are varied but the connection with the kids is a rewarding constant. "There is nothing greater than having a young kid look up to you as a role model," said Yen, a sophmore at Bentley. She plans and implements the "Torch Program" – a middle school-targeted leadership program charged with developing and leading Boy's and Girl's Club members in four main areas: physical fitness, education, community service, and social engagement. The program exists across the …