Boca Grande Woman’s Club announces 2015 scholarships, donations

April 17, 2015
By Marcy Shortuse

The Boca Grande Woman’s Club is pleased to announce the 2015 community grant awards and college scholarship awards, which include a total community grant amount of $490,300.

The gifts include a lead gift of $50,000 for restoration of the 1927 Range Light, a grant to a newly organized non profit organization to protect the island sea turtle population, a grant to the Boca Grande Health Clinic to assist in upgrading the Electronic Records System and grants to several organizations to benefit the youth of the Island and children of people that work on Boca Grande. The record community grants totaled a record $315,300 and the college scholarship awards totaled an all time high $175,000.

The funding for these gifts was made possible by sell out attendance at the annual Woman’s Club Gala and record sales at Boca Bargains.

The Woman’s Club is grateful to the many people who’s support made these grants possible.