News

One of our Board of Trustees members, John Timberlake, has been named the FSL Chuck Murphy Executive of the Year, which marks his second consecutive year and fifth time overall that he has been honored as the Executive of the Year. Congratulations, John!

Clearwater For Youth was very glad to have participated with Crabby’s Dockside for their August Benefiting Month! A check of over $7,000 was raised to help support the CFY mission! Thank you to Crabby’s and everyone that participated for the month of August!

Congratulations to Katelyn Schneider, our 2017 Don Zimmer Memorial $5,000 College Scholarship recipient, sponsored by the Tampa Bay Rays! She was presented her award at the CFY 44th Annual Celebrity Banquet on February 25, 2017. Katelyn was recently recognized at a Ray’s home game and is pictured with Mrs. Soot Zimmer and Trip Weaver, CFY Board of Trustees member.

The recognition doesn’t stop in Clearwater! Read about how our Chairman and his wife, Brian and Karen Aungst, were honored by the Philadelphia Phillies in this awesome article!

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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in honor of the new partnership between Clearwater High School and St. Petersburg College, who will call Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater their new home baseball field. Clearwater For Youth provided a $25,000 grant for the project, which matched five $5,000 donations including those from the Tampa Bay Rays, Philadelphia Phillies, and Toronto Blue Jays. Pictured are CFY Board of Trustees members, Craig Gilman and John Timberlake, and George Cretekos, Mayor of Clearwater.

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CFY’s Board of Trustees’ Chairman, Brian Aungst, and his wife, Karen Aungst, were honored as Mr. and Mrs. Clearwater at the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 95th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. Read all the fantastic things they’ve done for the community and the city of Clearwater in this blog post and Tampa Bay Times article.