Mary Loveless has been with the Boys & Girls Clubs since February of 2000 and became theKidstop Unit Director in March of 2009. She was a Business Major at Indiana University and has completed the foundation level through the Boys & Girls Club Leadership University. Mary oversees all aspects of our before and after-school Kidstop child care program at nine Kidstop sites involving eleven different schools. She is also responsible for all aspects of our summer, KidsCamp and our no school day program, KidZone.
Mary loves overseeing the Kidstop child care programs; it builds a solid foundation to equipped youth to become responsible, caring and productive citizens in our communities. She really enjoys the "ah-ha” moments when children learn something new. It's important to Mary that her staff are supportive and nurturing and have the children's best interests at heart and are always looking to improve themselves through trainings and experience.
Mary was very involved in PTO, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), Meals on Wheels, and Helping Hands. She is currently a member of Indiana Prevent Child Abuse, Mary and her husband serve as the Children's Ministry leaders, and the Valparaiso Kennel Club. Mary lives in Valparaiso with her husband Jim. They have one son who was a member and currently tutors at the Valparaiso Club. He is attending Indiana University with aspirations of becoming a lawyer.