Donate stuffed stockings to the Brigade Boys & Girls Club for area children in need

The Brigade Boys & Girls Club is looking for stocking donations for area members. (Courtesy photo)

WILMINGTON — Help bring Christmas to some of the area’s children in need this year. The Brigade Boys & Girls Club is hosting its 2016 Stocking Drive to help make youth members’ holiday season a little brighter. Brigade is looking for members of the community to donate stocking stuffers for children between the ages of […]

U.S. Cellular supports local Boys and Girls Club with donation, hands-on help

Luis Vargas, sales manager for U.S. Cellular in Wilmington, works with Brigade Boys and Girls Club member Hannah White to plant flowers and shrubs outside the Vance Street club as part of the company's second-annual 'Month of Giving' program. Courtesy photo.

U.S. Cellular employees and members of the Brigade Boys and Girls Club picked up some shovels and rakes this week to get an early start on Earth Day. In honor of the annual observance, held each year on April 22, U.S. Cellular staff teamed up with kids and club leaders Tuesday on a campus beautification […]

Local non-profit seeking bike donations for area youth

Local non-profit A Bike for Every Child is collecting used bicycles now through March 15 for members of Brigade Boys and Girls Club. Courtesy image.

Got an old two-wheeler taking up space in your garage? You can do a little spring cleaning – and help some area youth – by donating your bicycle to local non-profit A Bike for Every Child. The organization’s mission is to ensure all children get to experience the “joy, confidence and well-being” of owning their […]

Brigade Club, U.S. Cellular honor Black History art contest winners

U.S. Cellulars Steven Westbrook, left, and Wilmington City Council member Earl Sherida pose with Jade Rivera, first place winner of this year's Black History Month art competition. Courtesy photos.

An Oscar-nominated actor, a comedian and an iconic activist were among the inspirations for this year’s Brigade Boys and Girls Club’s Black History Month Art Contest. An awards ceremony was recently held to name the top three winners of the second-annual contest, held in partnership with U.S. Cellular. While it aims to inspire creativity, the […]