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PE-backed Taymax recruits Boucher as COO

Taymax, a Planet Fitness franchisee, has named Brian Boucher as chief operating officer. Previously, he worked at Under Armour Inc where he most recently served as head of stores, North America and global retail operations. Taymax is backed by Trilantic North America. PRESS RELEASE SALEM, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taymax Group Holdings, LLC (“Taymax” or the “Company”), one of the largest Planet Fitness franchisees with more than 60 fitness clubs across North America, today announced the appointment o...
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Where to volunteer in NYC

In the words of Chidi Anagonye from The Good Place — though actually posed by philosopher T.M. Scanlon — what do we owe to each other? We’re all here together, so we should probably work together to make things better. Volunteering can help us do exactly that, and it does a wealth of good for everyone, including those being helped, the world around us, and ourselves. New York City has its fair share of problems, but it also has a number of places willing to address them. Finding somewhere to ...
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Katy Perry Partners With Global Citizen to Support Boys & Girls Clubs of America

“I’m a firm believer that actions speak louder than Tweets,” said Katy Perry in announcing a partnership with Global Citizen to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The pop star will be visiting select Boys & Girls Clubs locations, giving fans the opportunity to win free tickets to her upcoming Witness tour. “I think... Read more »
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Choice Hotels Teams up with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today a new relationship with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. To kick off the partnership,Choice Hotels volunteers, including several members of senior leadership, will renovate the Germantown Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington on Monday, May 23rd.
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500 Days of Kristin, Day 375: Kristin Cavallari Celebrates a Day of Pure Goodness with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Wonderful Halos

Former Laguna Beach star Kristin Cavallari spent an indeterminate amount of time with our nation’s youth yesterday, according to the following PR email I received directly after she left them:Read more...
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5 Critical Factors For Building The Right Team

The following is a guest piece from former Microsoft President and Chief Xbox Officer, Robbie Bach.As someone who absolutely loves sports, I follow the fortunes of various teams and often wonder what makes some more successful than others. Certainly, there are times where it is all about certain players and their transcendent ability to carry the team – Michael Jordan made the Chicago Bulls and they have never been the same since he left.The more common case, however, is that someone (the coach,...
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Ronald A. Hadorn Jr., vice president, Northeast region, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Ronald A. Hadorn Jr. became the vice president for organizational and executive development for the Northeast region of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, effective Nov. 16. Previously, Mr. Hadorn was executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester for nearly 15 years. As the Worcester club's executive director, he led a capital campaign for the new $10 million clubhouse on Tainter Street in the Main South neighborhood.
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Boys & Girls Clubs of America Expands Effort to Close Digital Divide...

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today the Comcast Foundation has invested more than $3 million in BGCA's My.Future technology initiative. The grants are part of the company's five-year partnership with BGCA, which was announced last year and is valued at tens of millions of dollars.
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Peterson kids will get first crack at game to help with deployment stress

Insurance giant UnitedHealth is paying $1.75 million to develop a video game for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America to help military kids deal with stress. The grant from the UnitedHealth Foundation was announced Thursday during a ceremony at Peterson and has drawn praise from Colorado lawmakers U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn and Sen. Michael Bennet.
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