Jim Martin receives national Maytag Dependable Leader Award from Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Coconut Telegraph

Boys & Girls Clubs of America has named Jim Martin, CEO & Founder of Sarasota-based Captivation Media Group, a 2019 Maytag Dependable Leader Award winner for his demonstrated dedication to keeping youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County on the path to achieve great futures. This national award recognizes volunteers who are committed to making a difference as dependable and exceptional role models. Through a nationwide partnership, Maytag brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America selected Jim as one of only seven winners in the country to receive this year’s distinction, which includes a $20,000 grant for Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County. The grant will be used to expand the agency's STAR Leadership Training Program, which provides high school students with 65 hours of leadership development training and focuses on active citizenship, roles and responsibilities of civic engagement and understanding local government. By the end of the program, graduates are eligible to serve as a full-voting members on county, city and nonprofit boards or committees.

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