Happy 70th Birthday to the Boys & Girls Club of Hawthorne (1947 - 2017) The Club celebrated its 70th year of service to our families and community on April 21st at Macalusos. In attendance were Club board members, staff, volunteers, donors and friends as we all celebrated the great accomplishments of the Club throughout the years. Board President, Dot Woods and Chief Executive Officer, John Bertollo were honored with proclamations from Hawthorne Mayor, Rich Goldberg, North Haledon Mayor, Randy George and Congressman Bill Pascrell's office. The Club was also recognized with a Service to Youth award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, recognizing the Club's 70th year of serving children in the greater Hawthorne area. On hand to present this award was BGCA's Northeast Regional Director of Development, Gene Bailey.