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BGCNF Hosts High Five Winter Games For 350 Youth

When school is out, our Clubs are IN!! Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida celebrated President's Day on February 19 with The High Five Winter Games field day. About 350 kids and teens from our area Clubs all came together for a full day of fun, games, sports, food, dance, and so much more! Thanks to all of our incredible staff and volunteers who helped bring smiles to so many faces.

“GANGS CAN’T HAVE OUR KIDS!” Mayor Proposes Funding to For Unmet Afterschool Programming Needs

August 17 – Following continued discussions and collaborations with Duval County Public Schools, city council members, and providers, Mayor Lenny Curry has announced his commitment to supporting the unmet after school programming needs facing numerous communities. With his proposed recommendation to City Council of $2.69 million in additional funds, 21 sites throughout Jacksonville could now open, serving approximately 1,720 additional children.

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Left: Mayor Lenny Curry; CM: Reggie Brown; Right: BGCNF CEO, Paul Martinez

Left: Mayor Lenny Curry; CM: Reggie Brown; Right: BGCNF CEO, Paul Martinez