Agoura, CA – Members throughout the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) recently participated in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Fine Arts Contest. This year, the Rocky & Lon Morton Club located on the Sequoia Middle School Campus in Newbury Park hosted the competition.
Some 77 youth participated in this year’s contest and had an opportunity to display their artwork in the gallery at the Morton Club. Members of the art community, local art teachers from schools and community centers and members of the community served at this year’s judges.
The winners ranged in ages from 6 to 15 and are members at the AC Stelle Boys & Girls Club in Calabasas, the Marion & John E. Anderson Club in Thousand Oaks, the Dr. Richard Grossman Club in Calabasas, the Cal Johnston Club in Thousand Oaks and the Morton Club.
All winners from the local competition will go on to compete in the Regional Competition at the Boys & Girls Club of Venice later in the month.
About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) are open before and after school, during lunch, on weekends, for summer camp, and all-day during school vacations. Tours of the Clubs are available upon request. The Boys & Girls Clubs also offer a variety of employment positions with excellent benefits and ongoing professional development. For more information about employment opportunities, supervised youth programs, to donate, volunteer, or register online, log onto www.bgcconejo.org or call 818-706-0905.