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Safe Summer Streets Underway

Summer Session #1 Olympic Day - The first of two sessions of the day-time summer program will come to a close on 7/19 with Olympic Day. Volunteers from the Attorney General’s Office will be on hand to host activities, there will be a demonstration by the M.B.T.A. Police Dept., and everyone will enjoy an outdoor barbecue. Session two will begin on 7/22 and run through 8/14. For more information contact Laurene Plourde (lplourde@bgcdorchester.org).

Safe Summer Streets Basketball League Begins - The 16-team Safe Summer Streets Basketball League began the 24th season of play last Friday with 4 games. In the opener, 2012 Senior Boys Champions, the Bullets, fell to Dynasty 60-57. Eduardo Deleon (19) led Dynasty while Joaquim Pires (12) led the Bullets. In the second game the Heat defeated Showtime 65-47. Ervin DeJesus (17) and Bernard Barbosa (12) led the Heat and Showtime respectively. In the third game it was the Horsemen, behind Emoni Vicente (19), defeating Microburst 73-69. T.J. Vasquez (22) led Microburst. In the final game of the night, the Front Runners defeated Looney Tunes 55-46 in the opener for the Intermediate Boys division. Le-Zhan Dosantos (13) led the Front Runners while Zelito Pina (12) led Looney Tunes. For more information contact Bruce Seals (bseals@bgcdorchester.org).

Junior Police Academy - Once again, the Club will partner with the Boston Police Department to offer 2 weeks of the Junior Police Academy program this summer. During the weeks of 7/29 and 8/5, pre-registered members ages 8-12 will visit a variety of law enforcement and recreational sites with Officer, Mark Buchanan. For information on the Junior Police Academy program contact Mike Joyce (mjoyce@bgcdorchester.org).