BCNY in the News
BCNY's programs, staff, members, and trustees have been featured in New York and national media outlets including The New York Times, the New York Daily News, Fox News, Town & Country, The Villager, and more.
7 Ways Kids Can Avoid Summer Brain Drain
Private School Review, July 15, 2014 The summer "Brain Drain," also known as the "Summer Slide" is a term commonly used by educators and parents alike to describe the learning loss that takes place for many students during summer months. We polled the experts and found the 7 best ways parents and kids can combat the problem head on. Read more
BCNY and Knockout Obesity Featured on HooplaHa!
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Where the Boys Are
Youth Today, March 24, 2014 New York club gears staff, programming, approach to needs of boys and young men. Read more
Boys Learn Boxing to Stave Off Obesity
WNYC Radio, July 28, 2013 A group of about 40 boys, ranging in age from six to 19, are devoting part of their summers to learning proper nutrition and how to throw a proper punch. Listen to the story.
Pro Boxers Coach East Village Boys' Club to Knock Out Obesity
DNAinfo.com, July 18, 2013 With the help of professional boxers and a Brooklyn restaurateur, The Boys' Club of New York is fighting obesity with boxing skills and lessons in nutrition. Read More
BCNY to Receive Pro Bono Advice from Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced today that BCNY, along with 11 other nonprofit organizations, will participate in the fifth annual Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skills-based volunteer program providing nonprofits with pro bono strategic consulting. Read More
Record-Breaking Martial Artist Teaches Kids to Break Barriers in East Village
On May 8th at The Boys' Club of New York in the East Village, Leif Becker, a multiple world-record holder in martial arts, snapped dozens of wooden boards to show his audience how to break through real-life barriers. Read More
Going a couple of rounds to shed some pounds
Metro, July 1, 2013
Starting on July 10, Dimitri will help train three groups of boys once a week for five weeks at Harriman Clubhouse on the Lower East Side as a part of Knockout Obesity, an anti-obesity boxing initiative he started last year. Verteouris partnered with the Boys’ Club of New York in order to take on a new opponent for the Knockout Obesity boxing initiative: childhood obesity. Read More
Hospital group encourges butt kicking at Flushing club
Children at the Boys’ Club of New York Marion McMahon Abbe Clubhouse got a lesson in avoiding the dangerous habit of smoking during Kick Butts Day last week, when the Asthma Coalition of Queens and the North Shore-LIJ Health System teamed up to educate the youngsters. Read more
FOX 5 News visits Harriman Clubhouse
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FOX 5 joins Harriman Clubhouse for Breaking Barriers