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Mission Marble Falls recently gave a boost to the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes with a $5,000 donation. Mission Marble Falls was awarded $9,000 during 100 Chicks for Charity event Feb. 1. Organizers with Mission Marble Falls pledged to use part of the funds to support the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lake, which has been without a food program for several months. Pictured are Steve Lackey (front, left) of Mission Marble Falls, Crissy Alderman of 100 Chicks for Charity, Kara Buster of Mission Marble Falls, Victoria Rucker of the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes, Vicki Campbell of 100 Chicks for Charity, Grant Dean of Mission Marble Falls; Brooks Blake (back, left) of Mission Marble Falls, the Rev. George Perry of Mission Marble Falls, Danny Buster of Mission Marble Falls, and Bill Drake of the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Mission Marble Falls pays it forward with donation to Boys and Girls Club food program

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON When one nonprofit helps another, it just goes to show the depth of caring found in the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Bobby Lavigne (left) of AllStar Entertainment made this generous good donation to the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes-Marble Falls Unit. Victoria Rucker (right), Marble Falls unit director, and the rest of the Highland Lakes Boys & Girls Club staff are looking for food donations after the national organization that funded the program cut back. The Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs is in the process of picking up the food program, but officials believe it might take another month at the least due to state regulatory issues. Contact the local units and sites to donate food. Courtesy photo

‘We just want to feed kids;’ local Boys & Girls Club in dire need of food, donations for meals

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR The wheels of the Texas Department of Agriculture move slowly, which Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes Executive Director Bill Drake knew from prior experience. But those slow wheels are making it difficult to provide an evening meal for the more than 350 kids across the area who the […]

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Police charge two girls in bomb threat hoax at Boys and Girls Club unit in Burnet

Police charge two girls in bomb threat hoax at Boys and Girls Club unit in Burnet

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Two female juveniles face terroristic threat charges after confessing to calling in a bomb threat from inside the Burnet unit of the Boys and Girls Club of the Highland Lakes, according to the Burnet Police Department. (more…)

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New Boys & Girls Club-Kingsland branch already having an impact

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON KINGSLAND — Spring Break is a few days away, but Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes-Kingsland branch director Colby Collins is already looking toward summer — for good reason. “We have a lot of kids we serve, and we want to make sure we’re open during the summer for them,” he […]

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New Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes-Marble Falls unit director Victoria Rucker plays soccer with a couple of the members. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

New director of Boys & Girls Club-Marble Falls unit has big plans

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — When Crystal Hilburn decided she needed a career change, the nine-year unit director of Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes-Marble Falls had one concern. (more…)

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Alli Hawkins (left), Tailor Milum, and Logan Juarez enjoy a game of table soccer before beginning the process of getting the new teen center operational. The center is part of the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes-Burnet unit and will open Wednesday, Jan. 4. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet teens at Boys & Girls Club now have a place of their own

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — While standing in a room at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, something came over Bill Drake. “I had an epiphany at the Epiphany church,” joked the executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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