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…

Family Summer Nights at BGCBC
Family Summer Nights at BGCBC

BGCBC Family Night occurred at all twelve (12) Chartered Clubs.  This event was made possible from grants courtesy of, the Children’s Services Council (CSC) and the Florence De George Foundation.

Family Strengthening Program Serves 72 BGCBC Families
Family Strengthening Program Serves 72 BGCBC Families

Family Strengthening Program (FSP) is an evidence-based nationally and internationally recognized parenting and family strengthening program for high-risk and general population families. The Program is funded by the Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC). 

BGCBC alumni Jason Derulo inducted into BGCA Alumni Hall of Fame
BGCBC alumni Jason Derulo inducted into BGCA Alumni Hall of Fame

The 112th Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) National Conference was a first of sorts for BGCBC. On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Broward County’s own Jason Derulo was inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Alumni Hall of Fame.Jason is the first member from BGCBC to be inducted into…

BGCBC Board Member PJ Loyello Runs For the Kids!
BGCBC Board Member PJ Loyello Runs For the Kids!

As an organization, the Marlins have been willing to go the extra mile for a good cause. In January 2018, former team president David Samson and several others tested their physical limits to do just that. And right in the mix was BGCBC board member PJ Loyello. PJ along with a number of people…

celebrating mom
Celebrating Mom

A sense of playful mischief filled the Clubs as our members retreated to a room and created personalized Mother’s Day gift boxes for the mother figure in their lives. The children were able to choose from an array of beauty products, candles, perfumes and other soothing items and each box was then…

8th Annual Career Day
8th Annual Career Day

The 8th Annual Career Day took place on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at American Heritage School. Fourteen companies and institutions led presentations with over 200 teen Club Members. Presentations included music therapy, real estate, internet marketing, IT, aviation careers, and more!

The 5th Annual Channing Crowder Football Camp
The 5th Annual Channing Crowder Football Camp

On a cloudy Saturday morning in Fort Lauderdale 65 members showed up for the 5th Annual Channing Crowder Football Clinic at the Lester H. White club, but they got much more. Channing Crowder is a retired NFL player, family man and radio personality.  He invited a few of his NFL friends, also club…

BGCBC Teen Members Watch the Black Panther thanks to United Way of Broward!
BGCBC Teen Members Watch the Black Panther thanks to United Way of Broward!

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, fifty (50) Club members from the Leo Goodwin Foundation Teen Center and Stephanis Clubs attended the Black Panther movie at the AutoNation IMAX Theater.  The wonderful experience was sponsored by United Way of Broward County. The members were extremely excited to attend…

The Publix Super Market Charities 10th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County
The Publix Super Market Charities 10th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County

The Publix Super Market Charities 10th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County took place on May 10, 2018 at the beautiful Signature Grand in Davie, Florida.  850 community & business leaders came together to celebrate outstanding women who have excelled in leadership roles in the…

8th Annual Bowling for Kids Event Raises over $10,000!
8th Annual Bowling for Kids Event Raises over $10,000!

51st Annual Florida Panthers Dinner Auction Presented by ProScapes
51st Annual Florida Panthers Dinner Auction Presented by ProScapes

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County hosted the 51st Annual Florida Panthers Dinner Auction Presented by ProScapes on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Signature Grand. Over 500 attended Broward’s longest running charitable event, chaired by Marc Infante and Jim Robertson.

Remembering Wayne Huizenga
Remembering Wayne Huizenga

On Thursday, March 22nd, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) lost a beloved longtime supporter, friend and advocate of our youth, H. Wayne Huizenga.  Wayne joined the BGCBC family in 1979, and quickly became involved in various special events and initiatives throughout our…

Jersey Mike’s Raises Money to Support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County!
Jersey Mike’s Raises Money to Support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County!

Jersey Mike’s selected the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) to benefit from their Month of Giving / Day of Giving held in March. Seven local stores invited customers to donate to the clubs at checkout throughout the month of March. On the day of giving those stores donated 100% of…

11th Annual BGCBC Generals Construction Career Day
11th Annual BGCBC Generals Construction Career Day

The Generals Construction Career Day (GCCD) took place on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Marti Huizenga Boys & Girls Club. The Castle Group was the title sponsor and official event host! The 2018 GCCD event was the biggest event yet! Twenty construction companies led hands-on activities with…

2018 BGCBC Cheerleading Competition
2018 BGCBC Cheerleading Competition

What a great way to spend a day of spring break!!!   The 2018 Cheerleading Competition held at the Rick Case Arena in Davie, Florida was filled with fun and excitement!  Competitors not only demonstrated amazing athleticism but represented the spirit of Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County by…

BGCBC Basketball Championship
BGCBC Basketball Championship

The 10th Annual BGCBC/Van Ness Law Firm Basketball Tournament was held on March 26-30, 2018. We were very pleased to have Mr. Tony Van Ness of the Van Ness Law Firm as our title sponsor again this year! The stated goal for the tournament is to develop teamwork and foster good sportsmanship. The…

Boys & Girls Club Week Proclaimed
Boys & Girls Club Week Proclaimed

April 9-13th, 2018 was Boys & Girls Club Week, a time to celebrate the Clubs’ impact on the lives of local youth.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County has grown from a small renovated church with a few members to a vital part of the community which serves 12,500 kids and teens annually…