Pedersen-McCormick Boys & Girls Club

4835 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60640
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Mary Abbott Hess, a Pedersen-McCormick Club board member, creates the one-of-a kind unique pieces for Pedersen-McCormick Scholars!
One hundred percent of profit from sales are donated to the Peter A. Hess Scholarship Fund of the Pedersen-McCormick Boys & Girls Club of Chicago. Hess Scholars are Club members with academic potential and financial need who have shown leadership through community service.
2014 National Keystone Conference
Apr 21, 2014 08:38 PM
The Pedersen-McCormick Uptown Cougars Keystone Club attended the 2014 National Keystone Conference in Anaheim California.
Unilever Foundation Supports SMART Girls at Pedersen-McCormick Club
Jan 10, 2014 05:39 PM
Unilever Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to the Pedersen-McCormick Club to support the Club's SMART Girls program.
Bea Pounian Academy of Art Members participate in BGCA Midwest Art Contest
Oct 16, 2013 07:07 PM
Several members of the Pedersen-McCormick Boys & Girls Club submitted beautiful "Mosaic Art" Pieces as part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Midwest Art Contest- "Moments That Matter Most". All entries will be put on display for auction at the October 28, 2013 Great Futures Chairman's Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel. Winners will be announced at the Dinner celebration and will be judged by a panel of Boys & Girls Clubs of America Trustees & Governors.
Pedersen-McCormick Science Club Lauded
Oct 08, 2013 09:22 PM
Pedersen-McCormick's Science Club featured on ABC, Channel 7.
Building Bikes...and Smiles
Oct 04, 2013 10:15 AM
Allegis Group Services donates three bikes to lucky Club members.
Peter A. Hess Scholars Announced
Jul 03, 2013 07:18 PM
The 2012 & 2013 "Youth of Year" Representatives of the Pedersen-McCormick Club awarded the Peter A. Hess Scholarship
Anita Douglas for National SMART Girls Advisory Committee
Jul 01, 2013 06:56 PM
BGCA honors the Pedersen-McCormick Club's Program Director, Anita Douglas for her knowledge and experience regarding the empowerment of teen girls.
2014 National Keystone Conference Steering Committee Selected
Jul 01, 2013 04:35 PM
Congratulations to Pedersen-McCormick Club Program Director Anita Douglas and Keystone Member Ameerat Lawal for being selected to serve on Boys & Girls Clubs of America's 2014 National Keystone Conference Steering Committee.
McCormick Club Renamed to Honor Peer Pedersen
Jun 25, 2013 08:04 AM
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago rededicated the Robert R. McCormick Club in Uptown as the Pedersen-McCormick Club to honor the late Peer Pedersen, a Chicago philanthropist and business leader who passionately served, raised money for and directly contributed millions to Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago for more than four decades.
McCormick's Torch Club receives BGCA Merit Award
Mar 01, 2013 08:10 PM
Congratulations to the McCormick Chi-Town Blue Stars Torch Club for their National Project -- A Cause for PAWS! Out of the more than 150 PAWS entries, the Chi-Town Blue Stars were selected as a merit winner and will receive $500 and a certificate to frame and display in the Club.
Unilever Foundation supports SMART Girls
Jan 10, 2013 08:08 PM
The Unilever Foundation granted $5,000 to the McCormick Boys & Girls Club to support its SMART Girls program.
McCormick Club Gives Thanks
Nov 29, 2012 09:03 AM
McCormick Club members and staff gives thanks with key supporters and community members at this annual feast.
Hess Scholars Celebrate the Holidays
Nov 27, 2012 06:16 PM
The 2012-2013 recipients of the Peter A. Hess Community Service Scholarship Award reunite for a holiday celebration.
An Evening with the Stars
Nov 16, 2012 05:30 PM
Keystone Club members share their mission with others while raising funds to attend the National Keystone Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in March 2013.
Uptown Cougars Keystone Club Reach Gold
Nov 16, 2012 05:21 PM
McCormick Club teen Keystone group recognized by Boys & Girls Clubs of America for outstanding service.​
Summer Sails
Oct 30, 2012 06:08 PM
As summer’s sun fades, the experience of working together to create magnificent beauty for the Club and the Community continues to shine bright. Learn about the summer beautiful art collaboration and installation by Robert R. McCormick Club members.
A Delicious Science Lesson
Jul 23, 2012 04:21 AM
Kids in Science Club learned about the science behind popular foods and how to cook healthier versions.​
Going Green for Red, White and Blue Holiday
Jun 29, 2012 11:21 PM
The Robert R. McCormick Boys & Girls Club's gardening, cooking and healthy eating program recently made news in the Chicago Sun-Times. Learn more about how this program, in partnership with Les Dames d'Escoffier, is helping young people embrace gardening, healthy eating, and appreciating their differences.​
McCormick Club Youth of the Year Shares Her Story
Apr 27, 2012 05:11 PM
2012 McCormick Club Youth of the Year Lucy O. shares her story of the impact the Robert R. McCormick Club has had on her life.
BrightSmiles Pediatric Dentistry approaches its 2nd Anniversary
Apr 26, 2012 05:42 PM
BrightSmiles Pediatric Dentistry, formerly the Crest Smile Shoppe, approaches its 2nd Anniversary.
McCormick Club Torch & Keystone Members Rescue the Beach
Apr 26, 2012 01:55 PM
McCormickClub Torch and Keystone Members learn about nature and urban wildlife in Chicago parks and help clean Montrose Beach to honor Earth Day.
McCormick Keystone Members "Think Big"
Apr 11, 2012 05:58 PM
Four McCormick Boys & Girls Club Keystone members attend the National Keystone Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.
McCormick Keystone Member Honored
Apr 11, 2012 02:45 PM
McCormick Boys & Girls Club Keystone member Sandra A. honored at the National Keystone Conference in Fort Worth, Texas
Design Guild Hosts "Think Spring" Event for McCormick Club
Apr 09, 2012 07:50 PM
The Design Guild of Southwest Michigan successfully hosted an event to generate enthusiasm and support for the Robert R. McCormick Boys & Girls Club of Chicago and the Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor, Michigan.
Hundreds Gather in Support of Summer Day Camp
Apr 09, 2012 05:13 PM
More than 100 friends of the McCormick Club attended the "Evening of Jazz" at the world famous Green Mill Jazz Club in Uptown to raise more than $20,000 for the Club's Summer Day Camp program.
Ald. Harry Osterman Meets the Science Club
Feb 22, 2012 07:12 PM
48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman met members of the McCormick Club's Science Club.
Nutrition Literacy Program Making a Difference
Feb 22, 2012 06:19 PM
A healthy cooking and nutrition program has received widespread praise from the children participating and is garnering recognition from other Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the country..
Peter A. Hess Scholarship Award Winners Reunite and Celebrate
Jan 13, 2012 09:32 AM
Past Peter A. Hess Community Service Scholarship Award recipients from the Robert R. McCormick Club gathered for a holiday celebrationto share college life stories and their future aspirations.
McCormick Club Celebrates the Holidays
Dec 22, 2011 06:35 PM
Members of the Robert R. McCormick Club celebrate the holidays with food, fun and a special gift. ​
Giving Back: McCormick Club Kids Create Teddy Bears for Children-In-Need
Nov 17, 2011 01:53 PM
University of Phoenix Chicago Campus and 22 young people from the Robert R. McCormick Boys & Girls Club created more than 100 stuffed teddy bears to donate to children in crisis.
As Chicagoan as Apple Pie!
Nov 02, 2011 05:23 PM
McCormick Club members enjoyed an afternoon of apple picking and will use the apples to bake homemade pies thanks to the health and nutrition program support of Les Dames d'Escoffier and Now We're Cooking. ​
Jerry Ajao (Member of the Robert R. McCormick Boys & Girls Club)
Bears Give McCormick Club Youth a Win
Oct 12, 2011 11:46 AM
Chicago Bears linebacker Brain Urlacher gave 9 Robert R. McCormick Boys & Girls Club members a chance to attend the team's home opener against the Atlanta Falcons.
Two Club Teens Awarded Hess Scholarship
Congratulations to McCormick Club members Diamond and Chantel who were awarded the Peter A. Hess Scholarship, which provides students with a yearly scholarship of $4,000.
Inaugural Designers’ Garage Sale Raises $100k for McCormick Club
Jul 01, 2011 04:00 AM
The Inaugural Designers’ Garage Sale benefitting McCormick Club and the Benton Harbor Boys & Girls Club was a huge success, raising more than $100,000 for the McCormick Club.
Basketball Clinic for McCormick Club Youth
Jul 01, 2011 02:48 AM
48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman sponsored a basketball clinic for 30 Club members ages 7-12 at the McCormick Boys & Girls Club.
McCormick Club Lauds Graduates of Northwestern Science Club
Jun 01, 2011 07:19 AM
Science Club, a Northwestern University afterschool science mentorship program held at the McCormick Boys & Girls Club of Chicago, celebrated the conclusion of its third year and the graduation of seven of its eighth-grade members on May 23.
McCormick Boys & Girls Club: A Refuge in Uptown
Jan 07, 2011 05:07 AM
Excellent story about the McCormick Boys & Girls Club in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood written by Andrew Marciniak, a Columbia College journalism student, published in
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