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 By Sonia Young    News    August 25, 2021

Malta Kids Club opens August 25

Malta Boys & Girls Club (Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line, Malta Extension) has been renamed to the “Malta Kids Club.” According to Club Director, Sonia Young, “Due to changes in the national organization’s policies, our afterschool and...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    November 25, 2020

Boys & Girls Club to open at 2 pm on Wednesdays

Parents will be relieved to know that Malta Boys & Girls Club is standing in the gap as a safe place for your children to go each day afterschool, including the new early release at 2pm on Wednesdays, beginning December 2nd. Malta Boys & Girls Club...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    November 18, 2020

"QUIT YOUR WAY"

The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout® is an annual event that encourages and offers support to smokers to make a plan to quit smoking or to quit smoking on the day of the event – the third Thursday in November each year. By...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    August 26, 2020

Malta Boys & Girls Club open for school year Aug. 26

Malta Boys & Girls Club’s afterschool program is excited to be open the first day of school, Wednesday, August 26th! The program is free of charge. Weekday hours of operation are Monday-Thursday, afterschool until 5:30 pm. There will be NO bus...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    June 3, 2020

Malta Boys & Girl Club ready to reopen

The Malta Boys & Girls Club will open for Summer on Monday, June 8th! Summer Hours will be Monday-Thursday, 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. . With COVID-19 restrictions, children MUST be from Phillips County, 5 years old, AND registered for Kindergarten this...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    April 8, 2020

Lung Health Has Never Been More Important

In this time of uncertainty amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is certain, lung health has never been more important. Now is the time to quit smoking and vaping and Montana has free resources to help. COVID-19 is a new disease that attacks the...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    February 19, 2020

'Through with Chew Week' in Phillips County

Montana’s smokeless tobacco rates are higher than the national average for both male youth (10%) and male adults (12%). February 16-22 is “Through with Chew Week,” and is an entire week dedicated to educating Montanans about the health risks...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    November 13, 2019

Turkey Bowling held in Malta on November 21

Are you ready to “kick the tobacco use habit” and add years to your life? Then you just need to pick a day. How about Thursday, November 21st, 2019? That’s the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. You can join millions of Americans...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    October 30, 2019

Malta Boys & Girls Club celebrates 'Lights On Afterschool'

More than 8,000 communities and 1 million Americans are celebrating afterschool programs for this year's Lights On Afterschool! This nationwide event, organized by the Afterschool Alliance since 2000, calls attention to the importance of afterschool...

 

Phillips County Celebrates 10 Years of Smokefree Indoor Air

Phillips County – In 2005, the Montana legislature passed the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA), one of the most important public health policies in state history. The law was fully implemented on October 1, 2009. The U.S. Surgeon General concluded in 20...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    September 25, 2019

Vaping: The New Threat of Nicotine Addiction Among Youth

E-Cigarettes, vapes, mods, e-hookahs, vape pens, tank systems and JUULS have been a popular topic on the national news lately. Although deemed to be less harmful and supposed help people stop smoking regular cigarettes these devices are becoming a...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    April 3, 2019

'Raise the Roof' Fundraiser to Be Held April 12th

The Phillips County Coalition for Healthy Choices and Malta Boys & Girls Club are continuing fundraising efforts to complete much-needed repairs on their existing building housed in the former St. Mary’s Catholic School. Weather and wear have...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    January 16, 2019

Malta's Jones named 'Youth of the Year'

Shelby Jones has been named the Youth of the Year and will receive a $500 college scholarship from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Hi-Line. The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowe...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    October 31, 2018

Malta B&G Club begin fundraising for building repairs

The Malta Boys & Girls Club is launching fundraising efforts to complete much-needed repairs on their existing building. The program is housed in the former St. Mary's Catholic School, where it...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    January 24, 2018

Healthy Choices teens take part in National Drug and Alcohol Facts Weeks

Teenagers from Malta High School reACT! have joined forces with other teens and scientists across the United States as part of “National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®” (NDAFW). The week-long health observance, organized by the National Institute...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    December 7, 2016

Nearly 50 at Boy's & Girls Club Santa's Workshop

It was a winter wonderland of fun at the Malta Boys and Girls Club on Monday night, November 28. The Club teamed up with Malta Merchants & local organizations to give parents a night out shopping...

 
 By Sonia Young    News    April 1, 2015

Malta High School reACT! Crew teams with Malta Boys and Girls Club for Kick Butts Day

PHILLIPS COUNTY, MONTANA – Six members of the Malta High School reACT! Crew along with thirty-eight Malta Boys & Girls Club members took a stand against the tobacco industry during National Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids “Kick Butts Day,...

 

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