Brian with LHW members
CHANNING CROWDER TOY DRIVE

On December 20, the Lester H. White Boys & Girls Club in Fort Lauderdale was transformed into a broadcast center for the 7thAnnual Channing Crowder Toy Drive, sponsored by WQAM 560 Sports Radio. 

Rick & Rita Bike Giveaway
RITA & RICK CASE BIKE DONATION

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County programs have impacted our members’ lives, far and beyond, especially during the holiday season.

Wish Book
MIAMI HERALD MAKE A WISH PROGRAM

For more than 30 years, the Miami Herald Wish Book Program has spotlighted the needs of less fortunate individuals in South Florida.

Club Member with Santa
COX MEDIA LABOR OF LOVE CHRISTMAS PARTY

On December 20, Cox Media group Miami, home to radio stations 99Jamz, Hot 105, Hits 97.3 and Easy 93.1, converted their building into a Holiday Fun Zone and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County were on the guest list.

Group shot Panthers and Harvest Drive
PANTHER/HARVEST FOOD PACKING EVENT

On December 19, 2018, 50 Club members from the Rick & Rita Case, Florence DeGeorge and Nan Knox Clubs came together to assist The Florida Panthers and Harvest Drive with creating boxes of non-perishable food items to be distributed to families in need during the holidays.

Annual Awards Dinner Honors Board Members and Staff
Annual Awards Dinner Honors Board Members and Staff

With the holiday season in full effect, BGCBC has an extra special reason to celebrate being grateful this year.  On Thursday, November 29, 2018 BGCBC staff and volunteers came together for the Annual Awards Dinner to recognize the combined 140 years of service among our employees and volunteers…

LEVINE SLAUGHTER ANNUAL COMMUNITY BBQ
LEVINE SLAUGHTER ANNUAL COMMUNITY BBQ

The Levine/Slaughter Club hosted their Annual Community Barbecue on Saturday, November 3. The event was attended by over 400 Club members, their families and friends, along with many North Lauderdale residents attending the Club for the first time.

Keystone - Jill and Gameboy
BGCBC MEMBERS INDUCTED INTO KEYSTONE CLUBS

On November 2, the Lester H. White Boys & Girls Club was host for the Annual Keystone Installation Ceremony. Eleven Clubs came together to install this years’ new officers.

KENYAN DRAKE THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION
KENYAN DRAKE THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION

On November 11, members of BGCBC had a lot to be thankful for.  Miami Dolphins Running Back Kenyan Drake partnered with Publix and served a hearty Thanksgiving meal to 50 members of the Boys & Girls Club of Broward County at Hard Rock Stadium.  

Teen members “owned the night”
BGCBC Teens Host #WEOWNFRIDAY in Partnership with The Hartford

Teen members “owned the night” on Friday, November 16th, as multiple events were held at two of the clubs.  Team Members from our south clubs gathered at the Lester H. White Club as they were host for the #WEOWNFRIDAY, A Movie on the Lawn event.

Diamonds & Donuts Event Helps Raise Money for Keystone
Diamonds & Donuts Event Helps Raise Money for Keystone

On Saturday, November 17, our Keystone Club members participated in Diamonds and Donuts, an event hosted by Diamonds by Raymond Lee jewelry store, located in Boca Raton. This monthly car show event, gives a non-profit organization the opportunity to raise funds for their cause and this month BGCBC…

Rendezvous - DreamMaker's
THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF BROWARD COUNTY’S 31ST ANNUAL RENDEZVOUS

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County hosted its 31st Annual Yacht Rendezvous November 8-10, 2018. Founded by Rita and Rick Case of Rick Case Automotive Group and chaired by Christy and Larry Hierholzer, the event took place at Miami’s Fisher Island Club all to benefit the Boys & Girls…

Biker's Bash Kids Bike
THE 20TH ANNUAL ALLIGATOR ALLEY HARLEY-DAVIDSON BIKERS BASH

The 19th Annual Alligator Alley Harley-Davidson Bikers Bash was held December 6-9, 2018 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

26th Annual HWTS Honors the Late H. Wayne Huizenga
26th Annual HWTS Honors the Late H. Wayne Huizenga

The 26th Annual “Hollywood Welcomes the Stars” event benefiting the Marti Huizenga Boys & Girls Club in Hollywood, was held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Margaritaville Beach Resort.  This year we had a special tribute honoring Philanthropist H. Wayne Huizenga, “A Champion For Our Youth.”…

BGCBC Members Become Junior Agents at Best Buy’s Geek Squad Academy
BGCBC Members Become Junior Agents at Best Buy’s Geek Squad Academy

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County and Best Buy hosted the Best Buy Geek Squad Academy on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Leo Goodwin Teen Center and the Levine/Slaughter Boys & Girls Club. During the academy, over 100 Members, ages 10 – 18, learned how to create technology through fun,…

Broward College Helps BGCBC Member’s Parents Go Back To School!
Broward College Helps BGCBC Member’s Parents Go Back To School!

Broward College partners with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County to not only promote its programs to teens, but to BGCBC parents as well. BGCBC hosted three Broward College Parent Nights at the Leo Goodwin Teen Center, Lester H. White Club and the Florence A. De George Club to share…

Members get VIP treatment from Hotwire Communications
Members get VIP treatment from Hotwire Communications

Hotwire Communications recently hosted a Career Open House for our club members at their corporate headquarters in Fort Lauderdale.  Senior Vice President and BGCBC Board member, 

BGCBC Summer Art Exhibit  - Inside Out!
BGCBC Summer Art Exhibit - Inside Out!

Club members, art instructors, and guests of all ages stood in line eagerly waiting for the gallery doors to open and give them their first glimpse at our summer fine arts exhibition, Inside Out! 

Lowe’s Heroes visit the Nan Knox Club
Lowe’s Heroes visit the Nan Knox Club

On September 26, the Nan Knox club got a very special visit from the Lowe's Heroes team.  Fifteen employees from the Oakland Park store participated in a landscaping project at the club, which included weeding, removal of overgrown and dead foliage, replacing stones and mulching.  

Grande Oaks
Grande Oaks

The 16th Annual Caddyshack Revisited Golf Tournament, founded by Rita Case and co-chaired by Chris White and Town of Davie Councilmember Susan Starkey, took place on Monday, October 8th (a Columbus Day Tradition) at the exclusive Grande Oaks Golf Club.

BGCBC Members Treated to a night of Yoga by Nationally Acclaimed Teacher, Deborah Wendt
BGCBC Members Treated to a night of Yoga by Nationally Acclaimed Teacher, Deborah Wendt

Over 65 Club Members from Lester H. White, Dr. Harold Reitman and Nan Knox Clubs enjoyed an evening of Yoga at the Lester H. White Club.

BGCBC Wins Best Overall Program!
BGCBC Wins Best Overall Program!

Each year, chief volunteer officers, board members and chief professional officers from Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Florida gather to attend the two-day Boys & Girls Clubs of America and The Florida Area Council meetings.

Volunteers Come Out For Annual Club Clean-Up
Volunteers Come Out For Annual Club Clean-Up

Families and schools weren’t the only ones getting ready for back-to-school in the month of August. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County was getting ready as well. August is when we hold our Annual Club Clean-Up in all of our Clubs throughout the county.

back to school
Back to School Drive Helps Get Members Ready For School

It’s important for kids to start the year off right, equipped with the necessary supplies for academic success.  Shopping trips for new clothing and school supplies are a fun yearly ritual for some, but it’s a stressful time for many of our families who struggle to make ends meet. 

College Tour
BGCBC Members Get a Taste of College Life During Summer College Tour

10 Club Members and two staff left for the first North Florida College Tour. These Club Members visited the University of Central Florida, the University of Florida, Florida State University, and Florida A&M University. They explored campus life and the surrounding cities, spoke with current…

Team National
Team National

Team National, one of the largest Direct Selling Companies in the United States, and major supporter and Hall of Fame inductee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, once again has made a direct impact on the members of our organization.

32 College Bound BGCBC Members Awarded Scholarships!
32 College Bound BGCBC Members Awarded Scholarships!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County celebrated 32 exceptional adults during the Annual Scholarship Dinner on Thursday, July 12 at the Embassy Suites in Fort Lauderdale.

BGCBC Appoints New Board Chair For 2018-2019!
BGCBC Appoints New Board Chair For 2018-2019!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Robertson as board chair and the election of twelve new members to the BGCBC Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 FY. New board members include Julie Anderson (Sun-Sentinel), Walter Bond (Walter Bond…

2018 National Keystone Conference
2018 National Keystone Conference

On Friday, June 22, 2018 early in the morning the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County Keystone Clubs loaded the Boss Transit Charter bus heading to Atlanta, Georgia for the 51st Annual National Keystone Conference. Keystone Club is a unique leadership development experience that provides teen…

BGCBC Members Experience a Day in the life of a College Student Thanks to Broward College
BGCBC Members Experience a Day in the life of a College Student Thanks to Broward College

The 2018 Career Launch – A Day at Broward College, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County and Broward College, exposed over 260 teen Club Members to the educational opportunities at Broward College – South Campus.  During the event, teen Club Members were greeted by Dr. Rolando…