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!
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.
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.
On Saturday, July 2nd, CFY was honored at the Tampa Bay Ray’s home game. The 2016 Don Zimmer Memorial $5,000 Scholarship recipient, Harrison Long (a recent graduate of Palm Harbor University High School) was recognized in addition to our most recent Excellence in Youth Sportsmanship Award recipients. We would like to thank the Tampa Bay Rays, Soot Zimmer, our CFY Chairman, Brian Aungst; CFY board members, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Michele Smith, Ray’s VP of Communications, Rick Vaughn, and everyone that helped #RaysUp for CFY!
Clearwater For Youth and the City of Clearwater Parks & Recreation Department congratulate these young athletes in earning the excellence in Youth Sportsmanship Award while representing their organization. The recipients received a framed letter from the Mayor along with tonight’s award recognizing their achievement in sportsmanship.
Crabby Bill’s March Special Check Presentation of over $8,000 to CFY
Philadelphia Phillies donate $7,500 from their Spring Training auctions to Clearwater For Youth at Phillies final 2016 spring training home game at Bright House Field.