About Us

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Since 1970, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties have played an integral role in the Sarasota County community, providing daily programs and services to thousands of young people. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The vision is to provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Our Mission

Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
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Our Vision

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Our vision is to provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Our Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties provides after-school and summer programs for thousands of youth at six Club locations including:

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Our Impact

Click here to review our 2019 Form-990.
Click here to review our 2019 Audit.

Board of Directors

PositionName
CHAIRLee DeLieto
CHAIR-ELECTMeghan O. Serrano
SECRETARYRic Saba
TREASURERKen Freeman
PAST CHAIRJonna Keller
PositionName
MemberDavid Arch
MemberHank Battie
MemberMichael Beaumier
MemberJaime DiDomenico
MemberDavid Glorius
MemberDr. Robert Gussin
MemberEric Kaplan
MemberKaren Madden
MemberMike Martella
MemberCarolyn Mason
MemberGene Matthews
MemberNancy Mina
Member, STAR Leadership Training RepresentativeMegan Mohrmann
MemberMark Morrison
MemberMichael Moulton
MemberBrian Palmer
Member Nora Patterson
MemberRichard Perlman
MemberDr. Richard Rehmeyer
MemberTom Shapiro
MemberRic Smalley
MemberLee Thacker
MemberKelly Wade
MemberLee Wetherington
PositionName
Lifetime Board MemberDonald Hillerich
Lifetime Board MemberMichael Pender

Foundation Board

PositionName
CHAIRBrian Palmer
CHAIR-ELECT
Neil McCurry
TREASURERAlexandra Armstrong
SECRETARY Christine Davis
PositionName
MemberLee DeLieto
MemberChad Gates
MemberHerb Hofmann
MemberMark Huber
MemberAmy Hunt
MemberBarbara Lancer
MemberJon Lee
MemberMike Scharf
MemberRobert Scheb
MemberBrian Skarbek
MemberSteve Townsend
MemberRobert Wagner
MemberRob Weiss

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Sarasota, FL 34237
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