Lawence Joseph named Youth of the Year in Collier County

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County named Lawence Joseph, a 17-year-old senior at Immokalee High School, as its 2023 Youth of the Year. Youth of the Year is a premier recognition program that honors student members who exemplify the virtues of good character, academic excellence, community service and strong leadership. Joseph first joined Boys.

Boys & Girls Club recognizes Karen Pulte with Giving is Living Award

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County presented its 2023 Giving is Living Award to Karen Pulte, a Naples resident who has supported the club through philanthropy and volunteerism for more than a decade. The Giving is Living Award recognizes an individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity. Recipients must demonstrate outstanding.

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County announces new volunteer opportunities

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is seeking volunteers to do “whatever it takes” to help youth reach their full potential. The Club has introduced new volunteer opportunities for those ages 16 and older to support members and have a positive impact on the lives of children and teens in Collier County. Seasonal and.

Jennifer Nelson joins Boys & Girls Club as chief development officer

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has hired Jennifer Nelson as chief development officer to build, develop and manage a comprehensive fundraising program for the nonprofit. In this role, Nelson is responsible for all fundraising efforts, including setting the vision and strategy for the team, strengthening donor relations, events, planned giving, major gifts and.

Boys & Girls Club hosting FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament on Nov. 5

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has opened registration for its 19th annual FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament, which will be held Nov. 5 at The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek in Naples. The annual event features 18 holes of championship golf, lunch, a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, an awards program and a strolling.

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County seeks business partners to expand Workforce Readiness Program

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is seeking to expand its Workforce Readiness Program through partnerships with additional businesses and organizations in Southwest Florida. The program allows teen members in sixth through 12th grades to meet local employers and tour businesses, learning firsthand about the types of career opportunities that are available in Southwest.

Boys & Girls Club hosting ‘Great Futures’ luncheon on Oct. 5

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is hosting a free luncheon on Oct. 5 to kick off the nonprofit’s annual Great Futures campaign. The Great Futures Start Here Luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Boys & Girls Club’s Nichols Campus, 7500 Davis Blvd. in Naples. The annual event, which is.

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County adds Alex Breault as VP of teen initiatives

Alex Breault has joined Boys & Girls Club of Collier County as its vice president of teen initiatives. Breault’s focus is connecting student members with local employers through a workforce readiness program that allows teens to explore career opportunities while helping employers build their future workforce. One of Boys & Girls Club’s core program areas.

Boys & Girls Club promotes Jaime Buitrago to VP of administration

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has promoted Jaime Buitrago to vice president of administration, a senior leadership role in which he oversees all human resources, culinary, information technology and facilities departments. He also has assumed the lead role in the organization’s safety committee. Buitrago joined Boys & Girls Club in 2015 and previously.

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County to host ‘Youth of the Year’ event on Feb. 22 in Naples

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County will host its 10th annual Youth of the Year celebration on Feb. 22 to honor local teenagers for their outstanding achievements. The annual fundraising gala will be held outdoors at Club Pelican Bay in Naples. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner and a call for support, as well.