Movement to Alleviate Hunger Gains Momentum
Louisa Hufstader
The campaign against hunger on Martha’s Vineyard has mobilized chefs, business owners, social service agencies and community activists.
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No Place Like Home for New Director of Boys & Girls Club
Alex Elvin
Jessie Damroth recently took the reins at the Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club, the club's first female executive director since its founding.
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Boys & Girls Club Tournament Celebrates More Than Golf
Vivian Ewing

A birthday for Ted Morgan and a big welcome for Jessie Damroth, the new executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club, were cause for celebration at the Edgartown Golf Club Saturday.

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Youth Grants Go to Boys & Girls Club, Skate Park, Chamber Music Society

Three organizations that serve hundreds of Island youth have received grants totaling $511,000 from MVYouth, a community fund begun two years ago.

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Teddy Bear Suite Raises $15,000 for Boys & Girls Club

The fifth annual Teddy Bear Suite, a holiday fundraiser created and sponsored by Point B Realty and hosted by the Harbor View Hotel, raised $15,000 for the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club.

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Boathouse Donates $15,000 to Boys & Girls Club

The Boathouse Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club.

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Hug a Big Teddy Bear

They are big, they are furry and they want your love — and some money, too.

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Look Ma No Gas; Solar Powered Cars Win the Day
Meg Robbins
Almost 200 fifth grade students from across the Island gathered at the Boys and Girls Club to race handcrafted solar cars Saturday morning. The event was the conclusion of a nearly two-week long study of sustainability, renewable energy and engineering.
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Oh Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear Suite
Sydney Bender
The lobby of Point B Realty doesn’t look like a place of serious business these days. Behind the reception desk sits Edgar, a six-foot-tall teddy bear. On the other side of the lobby, owner and principal broker of the firm, Wendy Harman, fluffs the fur of two-year-old Chappy, a teddy bear named by “fans” last year through Facebook and blog votes and posts.
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Boys & Girls Tournament Raises $9,000

There were winning golfers — four, to be exact. But the real winners at the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club fall golf tournament, held Sept. 8 at the Edgartown Golf Club, were the children and families of the Vineyard.

The annual golf tournament, now in its 28th year, raised just over $9,000 to support the Boys and Girls Club’s affordable youth programs, most notably the club’s after-school program, which is open to all Island youth in grades K-6 for an annual membership fee of just $20.

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