Boys & Girls Club In-Person Fundraiser Fuels Social Media Safety Buzz By Eric Stock & Charlie Schlenker • Aug 25, 2020 Illinois State University A weekend fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club held indoors at Rob Dob's Restaurant that attracted donors and community leaders also attracted social media criticism, though guidelines were followed. Local Musicians And Friends Celebrate The Life Of Zac Straw By Jon Norton • Jan 2, 2020 Shawn Hoeft of Bloomington believes her son Zac would have celebrated his 29th birthday this year had the unknown gunman who killed him been exposed to conflict resolution. Bloomington OKs Gambling Expansion, Sale To Boys & Girls Club By Eric Stock • Aug 26, 2019 Eric Stock / WGLT Bloomington plans to start taking applications for video gambling licenses in mid-September, after agreeing to lift a moratorium that was intended to curtail an explosion of gambling in the city. After Delays, Boys & Girls Club Nears Finish Line On Land Purchase By Ryan Denham • Aug 13, 2019 Eric Stock / WGLT Fifteen months after first coming before the Bloomington City Council, the Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal may finally be getting its new land on the city’s west side. More Of That, Please: Normal Praises Unsung Community Role Model By Mary Cullen • Jul 18, 2019 Mary Cullen / WGLT Every week or so on WGLT's The Leadoff podcast, we'll bring you the story of an unsung community servant who's making Bloomington-Normal a better place. It's a feature we call More of That, Please. Subscribe to The Leadoff on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also suggest local people we should feature. Bloomington Council Approves Land Sale, Rental Assistance Program By Breanna Grow • Sep 11, 2018 Breanna Grow / WGLT The city of Bloomington will sell 3 acres of land at Sunnyside Park to the Boys and Girls Club for $1. Bloomington To Sell Land To Boys & Girls Club For $1 By Breanna Grow • Sep 9, 2018 Eric Stock / WGLT Bloomington aldermen on Monday will consider an agreement to sell three acres to the local Boys and Girls Club for $1. Boys & Girls Club To Centralize Volunteer Screening After Rape Case By Eric Stock & Charlie Schlenker • Jul 25, 2018 Jeff Smudde / WGLT Program supervisors at the Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal will no longer be responsible for screening their own volunteers. Aldermen Embrace Boys & Club Project At West-Side Park By Ryan Denham • May 14, 2018 Google Earth A plan to build a bigger Boys & Girls Club building at a city-owned, west-side park won a warm reception from Bloomington aldermen Monday night. Boys & Girls Club To Make Pitch For Expansion At City Park By Ryan Denham • May 12, 2018 City of Bloomington / Boys & Girls Club The Bloomington City Council will hear about a plan Monday night to allow the Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal to erect a new, larger building at a west-side park.