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Spring Benefit Concert 2013

Lost Boyz and Our Lady of Peace Church has teamed up to host their Spring Benefit Concert! The OLP choir and Shanley High School Choir from North Dakota will be putting on a fantastic evening of singing. You definitely don’t want to miss this event! There will also be a raffle for a 32″ flat panel television, so maybe you …

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Lost Boyz Family Night Fundraiser

Lost Boyz is hosting our first annual Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 13th from 1:30pm until 5pm. Come out and bowl with us at Skyway Bowling Alley, located at 9915 South Torrence Avenue. This will be a night full of fun and a great opportunity to get to know Lost Boyz parents, participants, and board members. See information and flyer …

David Robinson Wins Men of Excellence Award!!

A long-time friend and supporter of Lost Boyz Inc., David Robinson will be one of 50 men win awarded the Chicago Defender Men of Excellence Award next Friday, January 25th, 2013. Everyone here at Lost Boyz would like to say CONGRATULATIONS Dave! This award is well deserved. The “Men of Excellence” award is an annual award presented to 50 African …

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University of Chicago campusCatalyst Program

We’re excited to announce our partnership with the University of Chicago campusCatalyst program! For the next 10 weeks, 5 student consultants will work with us to increase our local business relationships in the South Shore community. They will also work to help increase Lost Boyz parental involvement through our Booster Club. Keep checking back here to see the consultants’ results! …

Nominate LaVonte for the Double Coach Award!

That’s right, you can nominate our very own LaVonte for the PCA Double Coach Award! The deadline to submit your nomination is December 31st. Let the world know about any of the Chicago area’s great youth and high school sports coaches, who pursue the goal of winning games and the even more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. Positive …

Interview on The Score 670

Listen to LaVonte’s interview!  He discusses what Lost Boyz Inc is and talks about how we are helping the community.  Click here for the podcast link.

Summer Interns 2012 – Future Goals

Well, it has a been a great summer with the One Summer interns! We wish them luck in their future endeavors as they start a new year. Read on below to learn more about their goals for this coming year. My senior year in high school at Dunbar I plan to go all out and stay focused all year. This …

Sports Writing Workshop

Three of our interns attend a sports writing workshop every week, hosted by Truestar Foundation. Below is what Dedrick Bell has been learning: I have learned a lot at Truestar. I have learned to communicate with people more effectively and I have become a better networker — meaning walking up to a person I have never seen nor met before and telling them …

Six Degrees of Separation

Below is an article about the classic theory of Six Degrees of Separation and how it helps organizations:  Basically what the Six Degrees of Separation is is a process that helps non-profit businesses like Lost Boyz Inc get around where more people would know about it. For example, what if I know a person who knows a superstar, then when …

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Social Media Knowledge

Last Saturday, our interns learned about blogging and social media outlets. Below are two articles:  “What are the causes of blogging? And why do people blog?”  Saturday we talked about blogging. People blog to give out information, and just to talk about things. People blog because people on the other side need that information to see what the big thing is today. Blogging …