My Boys & Girls Club Story (in photos)

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After graduating from LSU in May 2010, my first job was with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge as their Resource Development Associate.
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Through my experiences at the Club, I’ve tried to get away from the office as much as I can to see what I was really working for – kids like these.
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Working with good, humble & passionate people is something that is truly invaluable. I’ve learned that the staff of the Boys & Girls Club, and most nonprofits in general, are motivated by having the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than ourselves.
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Sometimes, getting out of your comfort zone will teach you more than you can ever imagine. This overnight staff retreat taught me that differences are what make life beautiful.
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One of the most rewarding days of my career to date. Just look at their faces.
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My first time on air! Ever! Pretty fun.
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My first national conference as a “professional” in New Orleans. Its theme – Great Futures Start Here.
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Planning events became a huge part of my job. Here, the entire administrative staff gathered for a group photo at the 2nd Annual A Day to BE… event at LSU Alex Box Stadium’s Champion’s Club on June 29, 2011.
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Winning GOLD for our Comprehensive Marketing Strategy in Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Marketing and Communication awards was the coolest experience ever. It was truly a team award and was so neat to accept it in San Diego in May 2012.
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And then it comes to this. My last day at the Boys & Girls Club is June 20, 2012. I’m leaving this amazing team behind to try something new. I’ll never forget the many lessons I’ve learned about life and about myself. I have a long way to go, but I’ll get there – in my own time, in my own way.

On June 25, 2012, I will be starting at 3Lions Media as their Social Media Manager and Client Services Coordinator. I’m excited for this new chapter in my life!


One thought on “My Boys & Girls Club Story (in photos)

  1. Thank you so much Chelsey for enriching our lives here at the Boys & Girls Club. You were always such a ray of sunshine and I will truly miss you. I wish you all the best in the future and will certainly stay in touch to see where your journey will lead. Love and Miss You!

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