Boys & Girls Clubs Board Recognized By National Organization

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SRQ DAILY WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY AUG 28, 2019

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and its Florida Area Council presented the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County Board of Directors with the 2019 Board Team of the Year Award at the annual Florida Area Council conference. This award recognizes the Board’s commitment to excellence and outstanding performance in marketing, planning, resource development and outreach.

Within the past year, the Board has led the organization through a variety of strategic initiatives that have resulted in greater programmatic and developmental opportunities for thousands of area youth. Key accomplishments include, but are not limited to: opening the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Boys & Girls Club in Arcadia, which is the agency’s sixth Club location and first site beyond Sarasota County lines; expanding existing and building new partnerships with local organizations to provide youth with critical resources that further enhance their development; earning a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator; and launching capital projects and programmatic endeavors to support the organization’s accelerated growth.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County was also presented with the 2019 Core Program Award in Character and Leadership Development for its transformative Teen Program, which provides middle and high school students with top-notch leadership, service, entrepreneurial, vocational and college and career prep opportunities.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County

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