Saturday, March 2, 2013
Pete Nash began his new role on Feb. 4.
The following is a press release submitted by Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. The Charlestown Boys and Girls Club recently welcomed a new executive director, Pete Nash, who began his new role on Feb. 4. Prior to accepting his position within the organization, Nash served as the director of Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston’s Shared Space Clubs. “Pete shares BGCB’s deep commitment to meeting the needs of the community’s youth and families and understands the important role the club has played in Charlestown since it opened in 1893,” said Josh Kraft, Nicholas President and CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. “He has the knowledge of our organization coupled with the skills and experience necessary to ensure stability and high level …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The theater's Board of Directors is hosting a celebration on Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Warren Tavern.
Thursday, February 7
By Tricia Murray In 1993, two intrepid Charlestown Working Theater alumnae became co-directors of the place where they first honed their acting skills. Professional actors and lifelong Charlestown residents Jennifer and Kristin Johnson, along with Jennifer's husband, John Peitso, a graduate of Boston University's Theater Study program and a composer and multi-instrumentalist, took stewardship of the Charlestown Working Theater at a time when it was in danger of closing. Learning the management-side of the business as they went, they established ongoing successful and innovative educational and community programming at the theater. They also established The Resident Artist Series, a performance series featuring the original work of Boston …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club on Thursday unveiled its brand-new “Music Clubhouse.” Funded by the Music & Youth Initiative, the Music Clubhouse is a state-of-the-art recording studio and band-practice area. Music and Youth Initiative develops and funds after-school music education andenrichment programs. The Boys and Girls Club's Music Clubhouse Program gives young people in underserved urban communities the opportunity to build self-confidence andinterpersonal skills while fostering an appreciation of music. The Studio Clubhouse will focus on music recording, video production, lyric writing, beat making and vocals.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Charlestown swim team finishes second in national competition in Florida.
Monday, April 30, 2012
The following was submitted by the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club. It has not been edited. Continuing what began last year after a long hiatus, the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club Swim Team sent a select group to compete at the Boys & Girls Club National Championship held recently at Carrollwood Village Swim Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Their impressive performance earned a 2nd Place Overall Finish. Over a successful three day event from March 30-April 1, the Charlestown Club team joined other Boys & Girls Club swimmers including Blue Hill, Roxbury, South Boston, Billerica, Woburn and Nashua, N.H. forming Team New England. They were also deservedly recognized for their sportsmanship with the Team Spirit Award by event officials. After a …
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Emily McCavanagh, a Charlestown resident and PR/ Marketing rep-turned-fitness-guru, can get you in the best shape of your life with one of her many F.I.T. classes.
Emily McCavanagh was out for a run on the day when she decided she want to change career paths from public relations and marketing to helping people improve their lives through fitness. "I had an epiphany and I was just over it," said McCavanagh. "Fitness has always been a huge part of my life. I was a gymnast and I went on to play field hockey and lacrosse in college. I think everyone should find something they love to do and do it everyday. Fitness should be fun." In November of 2009, she launched F.I.T. (Fitness Inspired Training), an all-encompassing and affordable lifestyle changing program including exercise, nutrition and overall well-being. If she could describe her program in three words, McCavanagh says affordable, achievable and…