BRADENTON, FL – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County, in partnership with local businesses, will host their 8th Annual Holiday Celebration on Saturday, December 13th for over 250 local families. Each family will receive a turkey, along with other food items, to help make their holiday meal special. Plus, each child will receive a toy.
The Holiday Celebration will take place from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Palmetto Boys & Girls Club located at 1600 10th Street West in Palmetto. The festivities will include free hot dogs, refreshments and entertainment. In addition, local government officials will be on hand to help distribute the food and toys, and spread holiday cheer. Supplies will be limited.
Among the local business and community partners contributing to the event are 1-800-ASK-GARY, Bealls, The Buchanan Foundation/Sarasota Ford, Javon Carter, Chumlee’s Wings, Coca-Cola, Federal Credit Union, Hearne Produce, Hunsader Farms, Manatee County Rural Health, O’Brien Family Farms, Pacific Tomato Growers, Publix, Riviera Dunes, Taco Bell/BDE Florida, Taylor Fulton, USA Steel Fence, Voices of Victory, Walmart, West Coast Tomato and Westside Funeral Home.
For information regarding the Holiday Celebration contact D. Bernard Woodie at (941) 237-1770.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County provides hope and opportunity to over 6,000 young people at seven locations (Daughtrey Elementary School, Orange Ridge-Bullock Elementary School, Harllee Middle School, Lincoln Memorial Middle School, Southeast High School and the traditional DeSoto and Palmetto Clubs). Open the door and take a tour of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County. For more information or to arrange a tour, call 761-2582 or visit www.bgcmanatee.org.