2010 Archives

2010 ARCHIVES

President Obama receives a commemorative plate made by our very own Daniella Martinez!  Several other club members made plates that were given out at a congressional breakfast in Washington, D.C. on September 15th when Boys & Girls Clubs of America announced the 2010-11 National Youth of the Year, Mona Dixon.  See several of the members and their plates here.



Summer 2010 at the Pueblo of Pojoaque Boys & Girls Club! 

This is a montage of highlights from our 230+ fieldtrips that the club takes during our 10 week summer program. Simply Amazing! We hope you enjoy it!


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Tamara Johnson awarded a Full Ride Scholarship to Marquette University! 


Go Golden Eagles!

Tamara was one of three recipients nationwide to receive this scholarship. Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Marquette University established the scholarship to honor those students who have chosen to Be The Difference in their community and, in turn, the world.


Congratulations to our 2010 Scholarship Recipients



Andrea Castellano
PVHS Senior
$1500


Ashley Browning
PVHS Junior
$1000


Tamara Johnson
PVHS Senior
$2000


MaKayla Sanchez
PVHS Senior
$1000



Congratulations to our 2010 New Mexico State
Youth of the Year & Junior Youth of the Year!


Good Luck to Andrea as she prepares to compete for the 
Southwest Regional Youth of the Year in Texas on May 5th!



Tamara rings the Closing Bell of the New York Stock Exchange and is featured in an interview on Fox Business Live!


On Monday, April 26, 18-year-old Tamara Johnson of Santa Fe, N.M., rang the NYSE Closing Bell in honor of being named the 2010 National Ambassador for the successful Money Matters: Make it Count financial literacy program, sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Charles Schwab Foundation.

She closes out her trip with another television interview on Tuesday morning before getting on a plane to come back to us here in New Mexico!



Tamara Johnson

selected as the 2010 Teen Ambassador to represent Boys & Girls Clubs of America's and Charles Schwab Foundation's financial education program!




Our very own Tamara Johnson, Youth Leader Assistant and 
Pojoaque Valley High School Senior has been chosen 
for the prestigious honor of serving as the 
National Ambassador for Boys & Girls Clubs of America's 
Money Matters: Make it Count program. 

As 
the 2010 Money Matters Ambassador, Tamara will attend various events on behalf of BGCA and the program to speak about the importance of financial education for teens. Her first trip will be to New York later this month to ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange and close the day's trading session.

Tamara also received a $10,000 scholarship from Charles Schwab Foundation, sponsor of the 
Money Matters program. 

Congratulations, Tamara! We are so proud of you!


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Kool & the Gang visit!







Blue Star Moms are mothers of military personnel stationed overseas. Their organization helps collect items for the troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. They borrowed our club to collect items and fill boxes to send out to the troops for Christmas.


Summer 2009 at the Pueblo of Pojoaque Boys & Girls Club...

Interviews with past and present members of the Pojoaque Boys & Girls Club reveal what the club means to them. Sprinkled amongst the interviews are some highlights of our 2009 summer program at the club. Thanks to everyone - staff and members - that helped make this summer GREAT!

Most especially, thanks to our Executive Director Mr. Don Christy who inspires us with his dedication and devotion to the club and its members everyday. This film is dedicated to him.


Congratulations to our 2009 Youth of the Year
& Junior Youth of the Year!


Congratulations Desiree for being chosen as the
New Mexico State Junior Youth of the Year!