The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County Win Top Awards at National Conference
West Palm Beach, FL— Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County received top honors at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Conference May 18-20, 2011 in New Orleans, LA. The organization, which competed against Clubs from throughout the country, received the highest award possible for the best Comprehensive Marketing Strategy.
Boys & Girls Clubs marketing and special event staff won the most prestigious award given by Boys & Girls of America, the Marketing and Communications Gold Award. Vice President of Foundation Development & Donor Relations, Kae Jonsons; Vice President of Marketing & Community Relations, Deb Wrazin; Special Events Manager, Kevin Murray and Special Events Coordinator, Alonna Paugh were thrilled to win the Gold for the seventh time in the past nine years. President & CEO Mary O’Connor said, “It’s a testament to all the hard work we do throughout the year to promote the Clubs. But it’s also about the efforts of our boards and so many other volunteers who want people to know just how incredible the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is.”
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is the County’s largest youth development organization which offers a broad range of programs and activities in six core areas including: education and career development; character and leadership development; sports, fitness and recreation; health and life skills; technology; and the arts. The Clubs serve more than 7,500 youth each year, ranging in age from six to 18. The programs are offered at 13 Club locations and four extension sites throughout Palm Beach County.
For more information, please contact the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County at 561-683-3287 or visit www.bgcpbc.org