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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County has taken great strides in strengthening the workforce readiness and development program for teens attending our Clubs. JAE Restaurant Group, the organization that owns over 70 Wendy’s Restaurants across the state of Florida and the United States has partnered with BGCBC to develop relationships with teens to help our young people gain essential customer service and professional development skills as well as connect them to jobs.
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BGCBC Partners With JAE Restaurant Group for Workforce Development Program

The Publix Super Market Charities 9th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County took place on May 11, 2017 at the beautiful Signature Grand in Davie, Florida. Over 1,000 community & business leaders came together to celebrate outstanding women who have excelled in leadership roles in the business, community and philanthropic fields.
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Publix Super Market Charities 9th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County

2017 Florida Youth of The Year Celebration

By: Karla Zamora
Date: May 23, 2017
This year we had the privilege to accompany Jasmin M. for the Florida Youth of the Year Celebration in Orlando, FL, April 6-8, 2017. The Florida Youth of the Year Celebration is where the selection process takes place to determine who will represent the Boys & Girls Club for the Regional Youth of the Year.
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2017 Florida Youth of The Year Celebration

Boys & Girls Clubs Annual Career Day

By: Judith Fletcher
Date: May 22, 2017
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County’s Annual Career Day was a success! Fifteen (15) careers were represented during the Career Day event that took place on Friday, April 14 at American Heritage School. Approximately 200 Members attended the Career Day event.
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Boys & Girls Clubs Annual Career Day

Each year, Buffalo Wild Wings (BWW) teams up with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ameirica to host Community Day. On April 19, more than 950 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants across the United States invite their Guests to join them for their annual Community Day fundraiser in support of a local area Boys & Girls Club. Six members of the Levine/Slaughter Boys & Girls Club Cheerleaders squad participated in the Buffalo Wild Wings Community Day at the Coral Springs location.
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Fun for Buffalo Wild Wings Community Day!!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County hosted the 50th Annual Florida Panthers Dinner Auction Presented by ProScapes on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Signature Grand. Over 600 attended Broward’s longest running charitable event, chaired by Marc Infante and Jim Robertson.
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50th Annual Florida Panthers Dinner Auction Presented by ProScapes

Role Models Inspire Club Kids To Greatness!

By: Judith Fletcher
Date: April 20, 2017
The Role Models That Inspire program brings high achieving, inspirational leaders right to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County to discuss how they were able to overcome their challenges and meet their goals. Each month, inspirational speakers present at a select number of Clubs to share their stories and engage our teen Club Members.
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Role Models Inspire Club Kids To Greatness!

Generals Construction Career Day A Success!

By: Planned Growth
Date: April 20, 2017
The Generals Construction Career Day presented by Castle Group was held on Saturday, April 9, 2017 at the Levine/Slaughter Boys & Girls Club and the Leo Goodwin Teen Center. Over 225 young adults participated in 22 construction related activities including crane operation, property management, air conditioning, carpentry, general contracting and more!
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The Nan Knox Boys & Girls Club paid homage to its namesake this month with an expanded pollinator landscape garden, new stone birdbath and 300+ bags of mulch laid down by volunteers from the Club’s advisory council, Broward Master Gardeners, Fort Lauderdale Garden Club and the Fort Lauderdale Orchard Supply Hardware store.
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Volunteers Give Back To Nan Knox Club

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida’s 2017 Plywood Regatta was an exciting two day event held at the Dania Beach Marina, Dania Beach, FL., on Saturday April 1 & Sunday April 2, 2017. The objectives of the event are; to introduce young marine enthusiasts and the community to the boat building and the excitement of creational boat building and to design, build and race a sea-worthy vessel and paddles in two days using limited materials.
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Nan Knox Wins Second Place In Plywood Regatta!

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