Bria Anderson, a 17-year old junior at Jensen Beach High School, was named BGCMC's Youth of the Year on February 12, 2013 at a ceremony held on the Stuart campus of Indian River State College.
Bria, an 11-year Member of BGCMC's East Stuart branch, competed against candidates representing each of the Clubs' four other branches. This was the second time Bria has won the award as she had been named Youth of the Year in 2011.
The four other candidates for the 2013 Youth of the Yearaward were: Coleen Chan (Hobe Sound), Lovely Davlimar (Palm City), Bridget Duignan (Port Salerno), and Kadesha Singleton (Indiantown).
BGCMC recently received the award for top overall Boys & Girls Club program in the state by the Florida Area Council for Be READy, an early literacy initiative that the organization designed and created in 2012. Full release here
The new Bill & Barbara Whitman branch in Indiantown is now open for business!
We want to thank everyone who helped us achieve this six-year dream!
The new Club features a full-size gymnasium, performing arts space, learning & technology labs, a kitchen, and plenty of space to build and develop the potential of Indiantown’s most extraordinary asset —its children-- through Education & Career Development, Character Leadership Development, Health & Life Skills, The Arts and Sports, Fitness & Recreation.