Tech Readers Enrich Kids (TREK) Foundation awards e-readers to 45 Club members

Forty-five elementary-aged children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County were recently awarded e-readers from the Tech Readers Enrich Kids (TREK) Foundation after successfully completing their 12-week reading program. Jonna Keller, an accomplished Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) and owner of First Security Investments in Sarasota, introduced the TREK Program to the Boys & […]


Tom & Debbie Shapiro Career Resource Center engages youth with VirtualJobShadow.com

Founded in 1906 after 53 separate Clubs across the country joined together into one affiliation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America was established with one important mission: to enable all young people, especially those most in need, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. As stewards of this mission, the Boys […]


Congratulations to our graduating seniors!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County celebrated graduating seniors from area high schools at the agency’s annual Senior Banquet on Thursday, May 18. The seniors have participated in a variety of Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County’s leadership and service programs such as SRQVolunteen, STAR Leadership Training and Keystone. Guests, including the […]


Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County to honor community leaders at the 12th Annual Intertape Polymer Group Leadership Breakfast

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County will honor Rod Hershberger, PGT Industries’ CEO and Chairman of the Board, as well as, Sarabeth Kalajian, Director of Sarasota County Libraries, at the 12th Annual Intertape Polymer Group Leadership Breakfast on Friday, September 15. The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at […]


Sherwin-Williams transforms our Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club

To kick off National Painting Week, more than 40 volunteers from Sherwin-Williams spent a full day painting the exterior of our Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club, located at 1790 21st Street in Newtown, on May 18. “The company donated hundreds of gallons of paint, as well as, time and labor,” said Bill Sadlo, President/CEO at […]


Taco Bell Foundation inspires Club members to graduate from high school

The Taco Bell Foundation has partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for nearly 20 years, helping more than half a million teen members annually on their path to graduation. Recently, the Taco Bell Foundation awarded the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County a grant to provide Club members with greater opportunities to help […]


Due Amici Sauces invites the community to a free blind taste test May 19 benefiting our Clubs

Due Amici Sauces invites the Tampa Bay community to attend a blind taste test at their restaurant in Ybor City on Friday, May 19. This free event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. and kick off with live music, hors d’oeuvres and product samplings. Guests will have the chance to blind taste test […]


Club At Night (CAN) Program for teens to launch this summer

This summer, all teens are invited to participate in the Club At Night (CAN) Program at the Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Starting June 7, this program, which is made possible thanks to a grant provided by the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation, is designed […]


Annual Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club Dinner celebrates great futures in Newtown

The Annual Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club Dinner took place on Saturday, April 22, and celebrated our community partnerships that helps us provide high-quality youth development programs for children who live in Newtown. The event was presented by Benderson Development, Harvest House, The Capital Grille, Neal Communities, Dr. Richard Rehmeyer and Ringling College of […]


Speed Networking Event to expose teens to local vocational career opportunities April 27

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County invites all high school students, their families and community partners to an exciting, fast-paced networking event designed to help grow their knowledge of available careers in our region’s skilled trade industry. The event will take place on Thursday, April 27, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at […]