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Celebrating Excellence: Join us for HBCU Day 

HBCU Day 2024 In the heart of Black History Month, a significant celebration is on the horizon – an event dedicated to honoring the rich legacy and impact of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs). As we gear up for...

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HOW TO CHOOSE A CAREER PATH

Choosing a career path is an exhilarating journey filled with possibilities and opportunities. As a teenager standing at the threshold of your future, it’s essential to recognize that this decision holds significant weight, shaping the course of your life for many years...

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GRAB-AND-GO MEALS FOR CLUB MEMBERS

Dear Parents:   To help curb the impact our Club closures will have on our community, Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County will begin providing grab-and-go meals to Club members at each Boys & Girls Club in Broward County beginning...

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14TH ANNUAL BOCA RATON CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE

Presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation, the 14th Annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance was held February 7th – 9th in Boca Raton. Each year the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance grows, bringing together new supporters, introducing exciting new event components and showcasing...

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YOY CELEBRATION DINNER

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County hosted its first Youth of the Year finals celebration on January 23, at the Westin Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. This event celebrated the Youth of the Year winners from each of our...

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ANNUAL BGCBC ADOPT-A-FAMILY

Once again, our annual Adopt-A-Family was a huge success for our Club members and their families. Through this wonderful program, we were able to identify 165 families and their 331 kids collectively, who needed some extra help to make Christmas...

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21ST ANNUAL BIKERS BASH

The 21st Annual Alligator Alley Harley-Davidson Bikers Bash was held December 5th – 8th. Thursday night’s kickoff party was held at Alligator Alley Harley-Davidson, where guests could register for the weekend events and mingle with sponsors and committee members. On...

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32ND ANNUAL YACHT RENDEZVOUS

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County hosted its 32nd Annual Yacht Rendezvous November 7th -9th, 2019. The three day event, founded by Rita and Rick Case of Rick Case Automotive Group and Chaired by Christy and Larry Hierholzer,...

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17TH ANNUAL CADDYSHACK REVISITED GOLF TOURNAMENT

The 17th Annual CaddyShack Revisited Golf Tournament presented by BMW of Pembroke Pines, founded by Rita Case and Co-Chaired by Jeffrey Duecker & Glenn Olson took place on Monday, October 14th, 2019 at the exclusive Grande Oaks Golf Club. Thirty-one...

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27TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD WELCOMES THE STARS

The 27th Annual “Hollywood Welcomes the Stars” benefiting the Marti Huizenga Boys & Girls Club was held on Friday, October 25 at the Signature Grand, in Davie, FL. This year’s star-studded event featured red carpet arrivals which included Isaac Bruce,...

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23RD ANNUAL DUNN’S RUN

The 23rd Annual Dunn’s Run was held on Sunday, October 6, 2019, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. On a beautiful South Florida day 1,200 runners/walkers participated in the 5-mile run or the 5K walk & run...

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3RD ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Our annual Back to School Supply Drive gets bigger and better each year thanks to the help of all Rick Case Automotive Group dealerships, Cox Media’s Easy 93.1, Office Depot, Pembroke Lakes Mall, JC Penney, California Pizza Kitchen, Team National...

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9TH ANNUAL BOWLING FOR KIDS

The 9th Annual Bowling for Kids event was held on Sunday, May 5th at SpareZ in Davie. Organized by the Hollywood Advisory Council and Carl Lender of Hotwire Communications, the SOLD OUT event raised over $50,000 for the Marti Huizenga...

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28TH ANNUAL FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

For the past 27 years, the Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show has helped to raise more than $5 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.  These valuable funds help our organization promote good character, leadership development and...

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33RD ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC

On Friday, March 29th, over 40 foursomes gathered at Jacaranda Golf Club, for the 33rd Annual Golf Classic, founded by the late Gary Rotella and his brother Bill.  One of the longest standing events for the Boys & Girls Clubs of...

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23RD ANNUAL RANCH ROAM

The 23rd Annual DEX Imaging Ranch Roam, hosted by “Alligator” Ron Bergeron & “ Alligator” Ali Waldman and Chaired by Kristene Tokesky, was a unique wild western experience held at “Alligator” Ron Bergeron’s Green Glades West Ranch and featured a...

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2019 YOUTH OF THE YEAR

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County and Dale Carnegie of South Florida hosted two High Impact Presentation workshops for 22 Club members, who were Youth of the Year and Alternate Youth of the Year candidates on Saturday, January...

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2 GEORGES AT THE COVE FISHING TOURNAMENT

The 9th Annual Two Georges at The Cove Billfish Tournament was held January 31-February 2, 2019. There was a field of 20 boats registered, making this year’s tournament a huge success! The following are the results: 1st Place: Sir Reel, 2nd...

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13TH ANNUAL BOCA RATON CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE

Presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation, the 13th Annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance was held February 22-24 in Boca Raton.   The weekend of festivities kicked-off on Friday night with the DuPont Registry Live Hangar Party at Atlantic Aviation at the Boca Raton Airport. ...

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2019 ANNUAL FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

This year’s 2019 Annual Flag Football Tournament was hosted by the Stephanis club, with the championship games being played out at the NFL Lester H. White Club, on its beautiful mini-astro turf field.   Members from all 12 of our clubs...

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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...

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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,...

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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. The event honored 28 graduating seniors who received the Boys & Girls...

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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...

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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!...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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32ND ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC AT JACARANDA

On Friday, April 13th, the 32nd Annual Golf Classic, founded by Gary* & Bill Rotella, is one of the longest standing events for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.  This year’s event, Co- chaired by Chris Rotella and Joe LaRocca,...

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2018 YOUTH OF THE YEAR WINNER ANNOUNCED!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County is proud to announce that Eric Lockwood from the Nan Knox Unit is the 2018 Youth of the Year! Eric is a Senior at Dillard High School. He is planning to attend...

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ADOPT-A-FAMILY BRINGS JOY TO OVER 290 BGCBC MEMBERS

The Boys & Girls Club of Broward County goes above and beyond providing afterschool and summer programming to children in the community and is always willing to help our members during their time of need, especially during the holidays. This...

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6TH ANNUAL CHANNING CROWDER TOY DRIVE

On December 19, 2017, the on-air crew from WQAM, including former Captain of the Miami Dolphins, Channing Crowder, broadcast live from the lobby of the Lester H. White Boys & Girls Club in Ft. Lauderdale. During the on-air sports/social chat...

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113 TEENS INDUCTED INTO KEYSTONE CLUBS

Keystone is a leadership Club for members’ ages 14-18 that promotes character and leadership qualities among Club teens. Club activities are designed to promote awareness and impact in the areas of Academic Success, Career Preparation, Community Service, and Teen Outreach,...

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ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER HONORS BOARD MEMBERS AND STAFF

BGCBC was very grateful for many things this Thanksgiving.  We are especially grateful for our employees and volunteers who have helped make our organization what it is today.  On Thursday, November 16, BGCBC celebrated and recognized 375 years of service...

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15TH ANNUAL CADDYSHACK REVISITED GOLF TOURNAMENT

The 15th Annual Caddyshack Revisited Golf Tournament, founded by Rita Case and co-chaired by Chris White and Vice Mayor Susan Starkey, took place on Monday, October 9th (a Columbus Day Tradition) at the exclusive Grande Oaks Golf Club in the Town of...

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21ST ANNUAL DUNN’S RUN

This year’s 21st Annual Dunn’s Run 5 Mile Run/ 5K Run & Walk, benefiting the Jim & Jan Moran Boys & Girls Clubs, was held on Sunday October 1, 2017.  The fun filled event attracted over 1,500 participants from families, companies...

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25TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD STARS HONORS THE LATE MARTI HUIZENGA

The 25th Annual “Hollywood Welcomes the Stars” benefiting the Marti Huizenga Boys & Girls Club in Hollywood, was held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Diplomat Beach Resort.  This year we had a special tribute honoring Philanthropist Marti Huizenga, “A...

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2017 CAREER LAUNCH – A DAY AT BROWARD COLLEGE

The 2017 Career Launch – A Day at Broward College, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, exposed over 270 teen Club Members to the educational opportunities at Broward College – North Campus.  During the event, teen...

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72 BGCBC FAMILIES COMPLETE FAMILY STRENGTHENING PROGRAM

The 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 designed to increase family cohesion, communication, and organization by teaching children and parents problem...

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2017 FLORIDA YOUTH OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION

Being selected as a Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County Youth of the Year is the highest honors that a member can receive within the Boys & Girls Clubs program. This year we had the privilege to accompany Jasmin M. for...

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31ST ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) hosted the 31st Annual Golf Classic on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the exclusive Woodlands Country Club in Fort Lauderdale.  Founded by brothers Bill & Gary Rotella in 1987, the Annual Golf...

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2017 FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

Flag Football season is an exciting time in our Clubs, with weeks of practice and preparation preceding the anticipated BGCBC Annual Flag Football Tournament. Each year we expect nothing but greatness displayed by all members that participate.  The week-long event is attended...

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75,000 MORE MEALS FOR FAMILIES IN BROWARD!

On February 25, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, funded by the Walmart Foundation and in partnership with Feeding South Florida and Meals of Hope, held a volunteer event that assembled meals for families in need throughout Broward...

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4TH ANNUAL CHANNING CROWDER’S BASS FISHING

The 4th Annual Channing Crowder’s Bass Fishing tournament took place on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The event, founded by Channing Crowder, was an official partner of the FLW, chaired by Cary Goldberg of Diversified Companies and hosted by Mike Surman...

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2017 GAMESROOM TOURNAMENT

The day had finally arrived and what an exciting way to celebrate our Winter Break with The Annual Game room Tournament on Friday, January 6, 2017. This year Nan Knox hosted the 2017 Boys & Girls Club North Division and...

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ADOPT A FAMILY BRINGS CHRISTMAS TO 248 KIDS!

The Boys & Girls Club of Broward County goes above and beyond providing afterschool and summer programming to children in the community. This year, thanks to our hardworking staff, volunteers and donors, the Adopt a Family Program identified 100 Club...

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