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Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County announces 2018 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, Youth of the Year

Three-hundreds guests gathered in the Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club gymnasium on Friday, February 2, in anticipation for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County to announce its 2018 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year and 2018 Youth of the Year at the organization’s annual celebration of youth and alumni, Steak & Burger, which […]


Perlman Price Young Entrepreneurs Program awards seed funding to two Club members

The Perlman Price Young Entrepreneurs (PYE) program recently celebrated its Fall 2017 graduates, which included 11 high school students from various schools across Sarasota County. With support from Richard E. Perlman and James K. Price, students received 65+ hours of entrepreneurial education throughout this program and developed critical thinking, leadership and financial literacy skills through practical […]


Boys & Girls Clubs’ STAR Program alumni host the 2018 Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council Annual Forum

Thank you to Sarasota County Schools and Videographer Katy Ellis for providing this video for Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County use. The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council hosted its annual Superintendent School Forum at the Suncoast Technical College Conference Center on Tuesday, January 30. The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is a board made up […]


TableSeide’s Chef Joey Egan helps our Culinary Arts Program host Opening Doors to Great Futures Dinner

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County welcomed TableSeide Restaurant Group’s Joey Egan, executive chef for Louies Modern/Modern Events, to the Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club on January 18 to help a group of teen Club members prepare a three-course meal for 40 guests at the organization’s first Opening Doors to Great Futures Dinner […]


Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic returns for eighth season March 5-6

Golfing with heart takes on a new meaning in early March at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, as two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin partners with The Concession Charities for the eighth Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic, held March 5 and 6. More than 20 professional athletes are expected to attend, including current and […]


Miss Florida Jr. High 2018 Maddy Boehm visits Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club

On January 9, Miss Florida Jr. High 2018 Maddy Boehm brought her platform “No Drugs, No Problems” to 75 Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club members and encouraged them to say no to drugs and peer pressure. Maddy, who is also in 8th grade at Pine View School, educated the Club members on the negative […]


Dick & Lorraine Vitale give Boys & Girls Clubs members a memorable holiday party

More than 300 Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County members experienced the magic of the holiday season at the organization’s annual Holiday Party on December 21 thanks to generous community supporters including ESPN Television sports analyst, author and philanthropist Dick Vitale and his wife Lorraine who gave $10,000 to help purchase toys and gifts. […]


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Kellogg & Kimsey, Inc., raises $10,000 for our Clubs through Inaugural Sporting Clays Charity Tournament

Philip Kellogg, President of Kellogg & Kimsey, Inc., recently presented the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County with a $10,000 check from the company’s inaugural Sporting Clays Charity Tournament,  which took place at Knights Trail Park in Nokomis, FL, on September 29, 2017. While 13 teams competed for the top scores, Bill Sadlo, President/CEO […]