Boys & Girls Club Welcome New Members to Board of Directors
September 19, 2018 – (Key West, FL). Boys & Girls Club welcome new members to Board of Directors
Boys & Girls Club of the Keys Area, an organization that supports Keys communities through its affordable full-time youth programming and mentoring that provides a positive, safe environment for more than 450 children, announces the recent addition of Adriene “Lynne” Casamayor and Dr. Kris Kennedy to their Board of Directors.
Both members bring with them years of expertise that will help develop the Clubs’ future while supporting the Clubs’ current programming, which includes tutoring, literacy support, STEM initiatives, computer skill development, sports and recreation, Spanish, dance, drama, and photography lessons, health and wellness life skills, and a teen program throughout after school, holiday, professional development, and summer vacation days.
With a B.A. from Hampton University, native Key Wester Lynne Casamayor has worked in the public school system for many years, most currently with the Monroe County School District as a College Success Coach in the Take Stock in Children Program.
“Working in the public school system, I have become aware of the number of children that have parents working two and three jobs just to make ends meet,” she says. “Without the Boys & Girls Club, these children might find themselves at home without supervision. The Club provides care for our children after school, allowing parents to work without questions of what their children might be getting into.”
She joins the board to “help make an impact on the lives of the Clubs’ children,” and “to get them thinking about their futures and introducing them to the idea of college, with the help of accomplished mentors.”
“I want them to realize that anything is possible,” she says. “I want them to have a passion for their future, and know that we believe in them.”
Dr. Kris Kennedy is a certified obstetrician/gynecologist and volunteer medical mission physician who previously volunteered at the Key West Club before joining the Board.
“I love getting to know the children and helping them see how wonderful they are,” she says.
She emphasizes the fact that the Club allows children to have a safe and nurturing learning environment, with her biggest hope for them is that they grow up happy and healthy.
For more information about the Boys & Girls Club of the Keys Area and for those interested in supporting their mission through volunteering and/or a tax-deductible donations and capital contributions should contact Executive Director Dan Dombroski at 305-206-2258. The Boys & Girls Club of the Keys Area. Helping kids succeed since 1996.
Boys & Girls Club of the Keys Area Assistant Director Susan Kent welcomes Kris Kennedy and Lynne Casamayor to the Clubs Board of Directors. Kennedy and Lynn Casamayor recently joined the Clubs’ Board of Directors to help support the development of the Clubs’ future while promoting their mission of providing a positive, safe environment for more than 450 children in the Keys communities through its affordable full-time youth programming and mentoring.