Monday, January 11, 2021
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa (BGCAS) has received a $29,100 donation from the Lealaifuaneva Peter E. Reid Charitable Foundation in support of the organization’s Workforce Readiness and Development initiative.
This initiative is aimed at helping young people meet the workforce challenges of tomorrow by providing safe spaces, positive mentorships and work experiences today.
Since 2017, the Foundation has contributed funds to BGCAS supporting the creation of the Club’s music studio dedicated in honor of the late Senator Reid; college and career preparation programs including SAT/ACT/ASVAB prep courses; and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) and digital programming.
Mrs. Mary A.T. Tulafono, BGCAS Board of Directors Chairman and Chief Volunteer Officer extended her gratitude on behalf of the Board of Directors stating: “Preparing young people for an increasingly competitive global workforce is critically important to our territory. We are exceedingly grateful to the Lealaifuaneva Peter E. Reid Charitable Foundation for continuing to support BGCAS and the youth we serve.”
Ms. Olivia Cecilia Reid, President of GHC Reid, Peter E. Reid Stevedoring and the Foundation and Chairman of the Reid Group of Companies, presented the donation to Sailipea Kennison D. Barber, BGCAS Executive Director at the Tafuna Clubhouse on Thursday, January 7, 2021.
Friday, December 11, 2020
BGCAS Painting and Arts & Crafts Clubs showcase their awesome projects at the closing of our Fall 2020 Program.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Happy 8th Anniversary BGCAS Tafuna Clubhouse! Club Staff and Members celebrated the day with special remarks by Board Chairman and Chief Volunteer Officer, Mrs. Mary Tulafono, a cake, and games.
Friday, July 24, 2020
Due to COVID restrictions, Boys & Girls Clubs of America hosted the first ever virtual National Keystone Conference. The conference was held on July 24th from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. (EST). This year’s conference theme is “We the Youth Declare We Will Be Heard, Seen and United”.