Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County to honor Dick Vitale and Todd Jones at the 13th Annual Intertape Polymer Group Leadership Breakfast

Dick Vitale & Todd Jones

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County will honor Dick Vitale, Sarasota Philanthropist and Sports Personality, and Todd Jones, Publix Super Markets’ CEO, at the 13th Annual Intertape Polymer Group Leadership Breakfast for their commitment to empowering local youth as future leaders. The event will take place on Friday, September 14, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club, located at 3100 Fruitville Road in Sarasota.

“Intertape Polymer Group supports the mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County as we believe that all young men and women deserve a chance to cultivate and reach their full potential,” states Greg Yull, President and CEO of IPG. “The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County represents a conduit of opportunity, leadership and talent, which are the fundamental building blocks for developing a strong, vibrant community in the twenty-first century.”

All proceeds from the event will support teen leadership training programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County.

“Both honorees have played an instrumental role in helping our organization provide the best opportunities for teens to plan for success after high school graduation,” said Bill Sadlo, President/CEO at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County. “Whether they want to pursue a college degree, train for a career in the trades or even start their own business, our slate of award-winning programs help teens discover their passions, connect to meaningful causes in the community, build critical employability skills and explore a variety of career pathways.”

Individual tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please contact Tanya Orr, Community Engagement Manager at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, for more information by emailing torr@bgcsarasota.com or calling (941) 366-3911.

ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SARASOTA COUNTY:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County have played an integral role in the Sarasota County community for more than 48 years, providing daily programs and services to thousands of young people. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  The vision is to provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

ABOUT INTERTAPE POLYMER GROUP INC.
Intertape Polymer Group Inc. is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of a variety of paper and film based pressure-sensitive and water-activated tapes, polyethylene and specialized polyolefin films, woven coated fabrics and complementary packaging systems for industrial and retail use. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota, Florida, the Company employs approximately 2,600 employees with operations in 19 locations, including 13 manufacturing facilities in North America and one in Europe.