Press Room

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Please enjoy some recent articles highlighting the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County.

Children in front of BGCIRC workers

Press Releases & Published Articles


Art’s in the right place at Boys and Girls Clubs ‘Angels Dinner’ - June 7, 2024

Jersey Mike’s in Sebastian to Donate 100% of Sales to Support Boys & Girls Clubs - March 25, 2024

Thousands give green thumbs up to splendid ‘GardenFest’ - March 24, 2024

A Hole in One Success - Vero Beach Magazine Spotlights BGCIRC Golf Tournaments - February, 2024

Vero Beach Magazine Welcomes New Resource Development Coordinator to BGCIRC - February, 2024

Sebastian River High School Student Named Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year in Indian River County - February 8, 2024

Empowering Dreams: Fellsmere Youth Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County’s 2024 Youth of the Year - February 7, 2024

IRCF Awards Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC $35,000 - January 31, 2024


‘We instead of me’ sums up United Way’s Community Leaders - November 2, 2023

Quail Valley ‘checks’ all the charitable boxes with $725K - May 11, 2023

Youthful exuberance contagious at ‘Angel Dinner’ event - May 6, 2023

Polaris encourages next generation of leaders from all backgrounds - April 5, 2023


Boys & Girls Club partners with non-profit to fuel summer meal program - August 3, 2022

No Kid Hungry Awards $100,000 to Ten Florida Boys & Girls Clubs to Reach More Kids with Summer Meals - July 1, 2022

Aura of excitement at Boys & Girls Clubs’ Angel Dinner - March 24, 2022


BGCIRC Foundation Board Treasurer, Bill Munn, Among Honored Leaders Celebrated During Annual National Philanthropy Day Celebration - November 4, 2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County Welcome New Staff Professionals - May 27, 2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County Youth of the Year Winners Speak at Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon - April 13, 2021

Treasure Coast Food Bank Unveils Market Fresh 'On The Move' Food Truck at the Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC - March 17, 2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC Has Online National Fine Arts Contest for Club Artists - March 2021

32963 - Volume 14, Issue 06: Leaders Lauded at Boys & Girls Youth of the Year Event - 32963 - February 11, 2021 - February 11, 2021

Realtors Association of Indian River County Donate New School Uniforms to Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC - February 23, 2021


Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC Member Gets CNA Certification, December 2020

Welcome to the Club: The Fellsmere Boys & Girls Club is Getting a New Clubhouse, August 2019

H.A.L.O. No-Kill Rescue offers Boys & Girls Club member valuable learning experience, July 2019

Indian River Community Foundation awards $50,000 for new Boys & Girls Club in Fellsmere, May 2019

Indian River Boys & Girls Clubs unearth new opportunities for children in Fellsmere, April 2019

Indian River County Boys & Girls Clubs' Angels Dinner makes 300 children happy campers this summer, March 2019

April 5 bridge tournament to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County, March 2019

Indian River Impact 100 picks 2019 grant finalists: Boys & Girls Clubs, H.A.L.O. No-Kill Rescue, Space Coast Symphony, March 2019

Vero Beach High School freshman named 2019 Youth of Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County, February 2019

Boys & Girls Club to get new building in Fellsmere after Vero Beach volunteers pledge $1M toward construction, January 2019


Middle School Girls with Indian River County Boys & Girls Clubs Mentored in Marine, Soundscape Ecology and Technology, July 2


Vero Beach Easter Parade Raises Money for Boys & Girls Clubs, April 2018

Boys & Girls Clubs Welcomes $3,500 Donation from Vero Vino Wine & Food Festival, March 2018

Angels Dinner Helps Children from Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County Soar During Summer, March 2018

Float Hope Invitational Attracts 70 Swimmers, February 2018

Valentine's Day Uniform Drive a Success, February 2018

Destiny named Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year, Februrary 2018


200-Plus Golfers Tee Up for Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County, December 2017

Club Members host forum with law enforcement, June 2017

Vero Club welcomes new staff, May 2017

Club soccer team wins title, May 2017

Angels Dinner is sweet success, March 2017

NFL wide receiver visits Vero Club, February 2017

Raliyah Dawson, Southeastern Youth of the Year winner, recognized by commission, July 2016


Raliyah Dawson wins State Youth of the Year, May 2016

Jake Owen Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs, May 2016

New Expansion Sparkles , April 2016

Vero Beach Club Expansion Complete , April 2016

Generous grant and bequest launch career planning program for teens, April 2016


Boys & Girls Club benefits from Hope Thrift Store, December 2015

Clubs partner on anti-bullying summit with local agencies, October 2015

Jake Owen Performing Arts Center Launches at Vero Beach Club, October 2015

County superintendent of schools supportive of Club and community , June 2015

Out with the Old; In with the New. Demolition begins for Club expansion , May 2015

Capital Campaign Goal met for Vero Beach Club Expansion, April 2015