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Gardner named interim director of Boys & Girls Club
From Staff Reports Jan 31, 2017 Danny Gardner has been appointed as the interim director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area. The appointment followed the resignation of Dr. Anthony Tricoli as director. Garnder has been with the Boys & Girls Club since August of 2014 as director of Resou...
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Dr. Anthony Tricoli resigns from Boys & Girls Club
From Staff Reports Jan 10, 2017 Boys & Girls Club of Monroe Area Board Chairman Joe Crabtree announced Tuesday that President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Anthony Tricoli is leaving the Club to provide leadership consulting services in higher education. Chairman Crabtree stated in a press r...
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Nurse Kristina Sharing Time with Children
By: Dr. Anthony Tricoli, President/CEO........................ When we were a little younger, we all had ideas about what we want to be when we grew up. I remember playing in the front yard with my friends one afternoon when one child said, “When I grow up, I’m going to be an astronaut.” ...
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Club’s “Bids for Kids” Auction Huge Success!
By: Dr. Anthony Tricoli, President/CEO........ The employees, board and community collaborated in what resulted in a huge win for kids last Saturday night at the Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area’s 16th Annual Auction. More than 200 hundred tickets were sold to local community member...
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Marilyn and Ralph Depew TAKE-A-TOUR
By: Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli, President/CEO...... The Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area has a standing and open invitation to all community members to visit their nearest Club and take-a-tour of the facility and hear all about the programs the Club offers to children every day after school let...
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Boys & Girls Club Opens for Fall Enrollment
By: Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli, President/CEO............ Don’t let your child go home to an empty house! Open Enrollment for the Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area is now open for the fall semester 2015. There is no need for your child to be home alone after the school day ends. At over 4...
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B&G Club and Library Develops Partnership for Kids
B & G Club and Vonore Public Library Create Pact to Help Kids The Vonore Public Library and Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area are joining forces to help children improve their reading skills during the summer months. “Partnerships between community organizations such as the Boys and Gir...
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B&G Club and Hiwassee College Partner for Healthy Teeth!
By: Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli, President/CEO...........The Boys Club of the Monroe Area is non-profit organization focused on three major goals: 1) Improving the academic success of our members; 2) Providing opportunities for leadership and character development; and 3) Providing children and youth wit...
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$25,000 to the B&G Club from the East Tennessee Foundation
By: Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli, President/CEO............The East Tennessee Foundation has awarded the Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area with a grant valued at $25,000.00 through the Grubb/Sumner Fund for Monroe County. These funds will be used by the Club to assist it in meeting its mission – t...
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Summer Brain Gain at the Boys & Girls Club
By: Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli........ Can you imagine going to school for ten months out of the year only to lose two months’ worth of math skills over the summer break? Well, that’s exactly what’s happing to approximately 43 million children each year. This problem is referred to as “Summ...
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One Great Evening for One Great Cause
By: Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli..... One of the nicest events held in our region is the Annual Dinner and Wine Tasting event hosted by the Boys & Girls Club. For the past two years, the Annual Dinner and Wine Tasting event has been held at the Springbrook Country Club in Niota, McMinn County. There ...
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Summer Starts Monday for the Boys & Girls Club
By: Paul Willson, Chairman of the Board...... There are still a few more slots available if you are interested in having your children enjoy a wonderful summer, filled with fun, exercise, and educational activities, just give us a call at (423) 442-6770. We are so very fortunate to have hired ...
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Ronald McDonald House Charities Award Supports Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area Summer BRAIN GAIN Program
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Chattanooga (RMHC) is pleased to announce the award of a $2,000 RMHC Grant to the Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area for their Summer 2015 Brain Gain program. Funds for grants made by Ronald McDonald House Charities are raised through promotions and ...
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Boys & Girls Club Receives Strong Nod of Approval from Tennessee State Legislators and County Head
In a meeting which involved state and locally elected officials, the Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area received a strong nod of approval. On January 9, 2015 the Board of Directors met with state Senate, Legislative and County elected officials to discuss initiatives presented by the club's Pre...
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Help the Boys and Girls Club Changes Lives
Nearly twenty years after its founding, the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area can lay claim to changing the lives of thousands of children for the better. On December 22, 1995 approximately 20 individuals from the local area gathered to talk about how they could improve the lives of children...
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Dr. Anthony Tricoli - Biographical Sketch
From Homeless to Harvard to East Tennessee Biographical Sketch of Anthony S. Tricoli, Ed.D. Dr. Anthony Tricoli’s story is an amazing one….from humble beginnings….a child in a homeless family to Harvard University. This former member of the Boy’s Club now serves the children of Eas...
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Boys & Girls Club Expands into Coker Creek

After nearly two long decades of waiting, it is finally happening.  Coker Creek has been approved by the Board of Directors to be included as the 7th site of the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area.  Chairman of the Board, Paul Willson said “Coker Creek has been in need of our ser...
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A Legacy of Caring

MADISONVILLE-The children were excited when they heard that the namesakes of the building at the Madisonville Club Site would be visiting with them on recently.

"C...
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The choices and consequences of life

Imagine walking into the gymnasium at Hiwassee College last week and having your entire life laid out before you on the gym floor just like one big board game called, LIFE. Well, that's exactly what happened to nearly all sixth through eighth-grade Monroe County students recently as they lined up...
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Community Partnerships Benefit Area Youth

For nearly two decades, the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area has been serving youth in our region by improving academic success, encouraging healthy lifestyles, and building good character and citizenship. Unfortunately, since the...
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BY THE NUMBERS
THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE MONROE AREA BY THE NUMBERS 3/14/2014 By: Anthony Tricoli • 100: The number of children who joined as members in the first year the Boys & Girls Club opened its doors in Monroe County in 1996. • 25,158: The total number of children the Club has served in the ...
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Boys & Girls Club of Monroe Giving Back
With the holidays just recently ended, the Boys & Girls Club of Monroe County focuses their work on giving year round.

"One of our organization's goals is to "strengthen character and build the leadership skills of our children. We teach our children and young people about the value of givin...
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Tricoli named CEO of B&G Club

The Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area said it is excited to make a announcement on its leadership status this past week.

"Dr. Anthony Tricoli has been unanimously selected to lead the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area to the next stage in our development," said Paul Willson, chai...
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Celebrate good times

The Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area held its annual benefit auction and celebration Saturday at the Tellico West Conference Center in Vonore. The event helps support the club's efforts to make a difference in the lives of more than 1,500 children.

Blaina Best, who grew up going t...
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Teens learn a-MAZE-ing life lessons

MADISONVILLE-Hundreds of teens from Monroe County and across the region learned important life lessons in a very realistic way, but without ultimately having to suffer the consequences of poor choices.
It was all through the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area's award winning Teen Maze. The...
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Open the Door, Take a Tour

To kick off the National Boys & Girls Club week, Dr. Anthony Tricoli, the new interim executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area, stopped in to visit the Madisonville Club for their "Open the Door, Take a Tour" Day.

As a part of the appreciation week, the Madisonvi...
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New executive director for B&G Club

A new, but familiar face will be stepping in next week as the executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area.

Paul Willson, board president of the Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area, announced this week that Chief Professional Officer/Executive Director Jamison Slig...
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Literacy Rocks! Come Read To Me......
By: Dr. Anthony S. Tricoli, President/CEO Boys & Girls Club of the Monroe Area Several years ago, I participated in a Rotary Club outreach activity called the Read Aloud Program. That particular program was focused on the children in a second grade classroom at the local elementary school. A ...
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