TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#givingwednesday–Amscot Financial has stepped forward as an event sponsor to support the
local Boys & Girls Club’s Great Futures Breakfast slated for December
14th at Amalie Arena, an event that will also be free to the public. The
event will celebrate the notable work of The Boys & Girls Club of Tampa
Bay, an organization credited for helping thousands of young people
become productive and responsible citizens.
The breakfast and program will offer guests the opportunity to hear from
past Club Members, many of whom are now successful business people in
the Tampa Bay community, and learn more about the progress that The Boys
& Girls Club of Tampa Bay has made with local youth.
“It’s a great opportunity to help give this important organization the
exposure they need,” says Ian MacKechnie, Amscot’s founder, chairmen and
CEO. “The work they do is so vital to our community and we hope events
like this will inspire others to step up and contribute so The Boys &
Girls Club can continue to make a lasting impact.”
The event’s featured speaker will be three-time Olympic Gold Medalist
Brooke Bennett, who is also alumni in The Boys & Girls Club Hall of
Fame. Co-Chairing the event will be Sheriff David Gee and US
Representative Kathy Castor.
For more than 150 years, The Boys & Girls Club of America has provided
guidance to young people, capturing their interest, and increasing their
expectations and goals. Furthermore, the long list of individuals helped
by the organization includes countless celebrities. Denzel Washington.
Jennifer Lopez. Neyo. Misty Copeland. Shaquille O’Neal. Kerry
Washington. These names represent just a small portion of Boys & Girls
Club Alumni that have confirmed the positive impact that Boys & Girls
Club have had on their lives and in their communities.
Amscot Financial has more than 238 locations throughout Florida. The
company offers check cashing, cash advances, and free money orders along
with a host of other convenient financial services, 365 days a year.
Alexandra Bustos, 813-637-6277