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 sponsored by the Naples Daily News and PNC Financial Services, features lunch provided by the club’s Blue CanTEEN food truck, networking and opportunities to hear how the club helps children and teens reach their full potential. The luncheon attracts donors, supporters, community members, business partners, government leaders and club alumni.
Lawrence Joseph, a senior at Immokalee High School, will deliver the keynote address. Joseph has been a member of the Bolch Campus in Immokalee for seven years and is pursuing culinary arts training at Immokalee Technical College.
Club programs focus on six core areas, including education, career development, character and leadership, health and wellness, the arts, and sports and recreation.
RSVPs for the Great Futures Start Here Luncheon are required by Sept. 27 by emailing RSVP@bgccc.com.
About Boys & Girls Club of Collier County
Founded in 1997, Boys & Girls Club of Collier County mobilizes donors, staff and volunteers toward the achievement of a single mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The nonprofit’s six core program areas include education, career development, character and leadership, health and wellness, the arts, and sports and recreation. Boys & Girls Club of Collier County annually serves more than 3,000 children and teens, ages 6 to 18, through clubs and after-school programs. Through the generosity of sponsors, donors and friends, Boys & Girls Club of Collier County provides a safe place for young people to learn, grow and develop ongoing relationships with adult mentors who support the education, emotional, physical and social development they need to become successful adults. For more information, please visit BGCCC.com or call 239-325-1700.