About Us

Boys & Girls Club of Newark will be open to the community in 2019. The Club will give young people the support, guidance, tools, and skills to succeed in life. Comprehensive afterschool and summer programming for youth ages 6 through 18 costs only $20 per child per year and entitles youth to unlimited Club access. The Club is a place where great futures are started each and every day!

Our Impact

The positive impact the Clubs will have on youth in Newark will be transformative for the community. Great Futures Start HERE!

  • Boys & Girls Club of Newark, when open, will have the capacity to serve 1,000 youth.

  • Nationally, older teens with an optimal Club experience are 40% more likely to be on-track to graduate from high school.

  • 54% of Boys & Girls Club alumni said the Club saved their life.

  • Graduating Club members are twice as likely to be interested in STEM careers than their peers nationally.

  • $1 invested in Boys & Girls Clubs equates to $9.60 in economic benefits to the individual and society.

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Our Leadership Team

  • Rebecca Asmo
    CEO

    Will challenge anyone to a push-up competition.

  • Want to join our team?
    Check out our available career opportunities.
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Steering Committee

  • Adam Weinberg
    President
    Denison University

  • Raj Bellani
    Chief of Staff
    Denison University

  • Diane DeLawder
    Board Member
    A Call to Colllege

  • Lee Heckman
    Partner
    Reese, Pyle & Meyer

  • Sally Heckman
    Vice President
    First Federal

  • Cynthia Menzer
    Governing Board
    A Call to College

  • Matt Miller
    Executive Vice President
    Park National Bank

  • Randy Randolph
    Board Member
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus

  • Jennifer Roberts
    Executive Director
    TJ Evans Foundation

  • Paul M. Thompson
    President
    First Federal Savings & Loan

  • Doug Ute
    Superintendent
    Newark City Schools

  • Sarah Wallace
    Board Chair
    First Federal Savings & Loan