Club Members from Lexington to Participate in Special Olympics USA Games

We recognized our partners from Holmes County Consolidated School District. These young men will be participating in the Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida, from June 5 - June 11, 2022, as a unified basketball team., which means the team will consist of students with and without disabilities.
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Suddenlink Donates Five iPads to Greenwood Club

The Boys and Girls Club of the Mississippi Delta has partnered with SUDDENLINK to provide gifts to outstanding students.

George King, the market engagement specialist with SUDDENLINK, said the company had donated five iPads to the Greenwood after-school organization.

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Kids and COVID: How to Keep Your Children Safe During the Pandemic

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have not only had to worry about keeping themselves safe, but they’ve also had to figure out the best ways to protect their children. That’s a tall task, especially when over 21% of the U.S. population is under the age of 18. Luckily, many of these children are now eligible to receive the vaccine, but there are still 23 million children under the age of 5 who are not yet eligible.

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The Top Child Safety Tips

As a parent, your number one priority is making sure your child is safe and healthy. However, that’s not always easy to do, especially once your kids start going to school and aren’t always with you. With unintentional injury being the leading cause of death for children and teens, it’s essential to make sure your children know how to stay safe even when you’re not around. In this article, we’ll share some of the top child safety tips to ensure that your kids remain safe.

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Food Prep Ideas to Promote Healthy Eating for Kids

Healthy eating is an important practice for everyone, but proper nutrition is especially important for children as they continue to grow and develop. Healthy eating and regular physical activity can even help reduce the risk of kids developing diseases like childhood obesity.

Unfortunately, it can often be a difficult task to get kids to eat their fruits and vegetables when there are so many snack foods out there. One way to promote healthy eating for kids, though, is to prepare their food ahead of time so you know that they’re getting all the nutrients they need.

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How to Help Students Be Successful in School

Getting an education is important because it allows us to learn new things, expand our understanding of the world, and grow as individuals. Success in school is most commonly measured by grades, but there are also other factors that play into what a student is able to achieve. There are also challenges that can affect how successful kids are in school, so finding ways to help them is critical to their progress.

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The Devastating Effects of Food Insecurity on Children

Food insecurity is the lack of reliable access to necessary amounts of affordable, nutritious food, and is often a result of poverty. When individuals are food insecure, they don’t get all of the food and nutrients they need every day to live an active, healthy life, which can lead to other issues like health problems.

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Why It’s Important to Teach Kids About Money

Money is something that nearly everyone deals with on a daily basis. It’s how we pay for the things we need—like food, housing, transportation, and more. But, things can often be confusing when it comes to money. That’s why it’s essential to start teaching children about money from an early age. In this article, we’ll explain why teaching kids about money is so important and some of the best ways to do it.

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STEM Grant Awarded to Mississippi Boys & Girls Clubs

The Mississippi Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today announced a $45,000 STEM Talent Pipeline educational grant from PhRMA to support STEM programs at eight Mississippi Boys & Girls Clubs.

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What Is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)?

As civil rights concerns have risen to the fore of social consciousness in recent years, the term “diversity, equity, and inclusion” (DEI) has become more and more frequently used. However, there can often be confusion about what this term means and what it looks like. So how do we define diversity, equity, and inclusion?

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