12 05, 2017

Hands on Learning, Hands on Earning

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties is piloting an innovative new summer School to Work mentoring program that will provide Palm Beach County at-risk youth with the critical skills needed to achieve their full career potential through a mentoring relationship with a caring adult role model. By partnering with us, companies are making an investment in the development of the next generation of leaders.

Youth are matched in one to one mentoring relationships with company employees who, through structured program activities, help map out the children’s futures. Each program day is designed and facilitated by a BBBS School to Work Coordinator. Our goal is to make the program as easy as possible for our business partners. Our School to Work Coordinator takes care of all the details in planning and coordinating program logistics. We work with our partners to tailor programming to best meet the needs of the company and the youth we serve.

Thank you to our current partners including Palm Beach County Youth Services, Lost Tree Village Charitable Foundation, William and Helen Thomas Charitable Trust, NetOne Technologies, Ranger Construction, and Delray Medical Center.

BBBS is now seeking other Palm Beach corporations to establish additional School to Work mentoring sites. If you think your company would be interested in exploring a School to Work partnership, please contact us at

22 04, 2017

Big Brothers Big Sister Specialty license plates

By | April 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Florida drivers can now show their support for Big Brothers Big Sisters and give to the mission in the process by purchasing our specialty license plate!

Announcement from FL Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles DMV Site

To find the Tax Collector’s Office near you:

Martin County Locations

Call Center
Phone 772-288-5600
Fax 772-221-1461
Office Hours
8:00AM – 4:15PM Mon-Fri

Stuart office (main office) (map)
3485 SE Willoughby Blvd
Stuart, FL 34994

Hobe Sound Office (map)
11734 SE Federal Hwy
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Indiantown Office (map)
16550 SW Warfield Blvd
Indiantown, FL 34956

Indiantown Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1109
Indiantown, FL 34956

Palm City Office (map)
3001 SW Martin Downs Blvd
Palm City, FL 34990

Palm Beach Locations

Belle Glade Service Center
PBC Glades Office Building
2976 State Road 15
Belle Glade, FL 33430
SW corner of FL 80 and US 441
Mon. – Fri.
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Delray Beach / South County Service Center
501 South Congress Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33445
East side of Congress, south of W. Atlantic, in governmental plaza
Mon. – Fri.
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Central Palm Beach Service Center
4215 South Military Trail
Lake Worth, FL 33463
West side of Military Trail just pass Lake Worth Rd., in the free standing building
Mon. – Fri.
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Palm Beach Gardens / NE County Courthouse Service Center
3188 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
South side of PGA Blvd., across from the Gardens Mall
Mon. – Fri.
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
18 03, 2014

The Taste Of Martin County

By | March 18th, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

   18th Annual Taste of              Martin County                 presented by:
Fox, Wackeen, Dungey, Beard, Bush, Goldman, Kilbride, Waters & McCluskey, LLP
           Tuesday, 8th April 2014              5:00pm to 8:00pm
Memorial Park – 100 East Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34994
Advanced Ticket Prices:
1 for $50.00, 2 for $90.00
Ticket Prices at the Door:
$60.00 per person
Children 12 & under are FREE
Local chefs from 30 or more dining establishments will prepare and serve their signature culinary delights and compete for a prestigious title in one of the seven TASTE OF MARTIN COUNTY award categories.
All proceeds to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach & Martin Counties, Inc.
Many thanks to our generous sponsors:
Fox, Wackeen, Dungey, Beard, Bush, Goldman, Kilbride, Waters & McCluskey, LLP; Treasure Coast Estate Buyers; Advantage Ford Stuart, The Stuart News/TC Palm; PNC Bank; EventMakers; WHLG The Coast 101.3; The Deck; Gilden Real Estate; Peter F. Avonda; Joseph F. Jones; Harbor Inn and Marina; Paramount Wealth Management of Raymond James; Stuart Jet Center; Freedom Waste; Children’s Services Council of Martin County; Supervisor            of Elections Martin County and Macaroni Kid



27 07, 2011

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties Announces 2011-2012 Board of Trustees

By | July 27th, 2011|Categories: News|0 Comments

For Immediate Release
Contact: Kara Thornberry
Phone: 772-283-8373

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties Announces 2011-2012 Board of Trustees

Stuart, FL (July 18, 2011)- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties (BBBS) is proud to announce their 2011-2012 Board of Trustees members. The 2011-2012 board is enthusiastic about serving children facing adversity in Martin and Palm Beach Counties and looking forward to an exciting 25th Anniversary year.

“I don’t serve on many boards,” said Florida Representative William Snyder. “But the passion our CEO Bill Bee exudes is contagious. I believe by investing pennies in children now, we can save thousands down the road by diverting children from a life that ends in crime and jail time. Programs like Big Brothers Big Sisters will be the future of the nonprofit world.”

“This is an incredibly strong and committed board. We are lucky to attract such dedicated community leaders,” said Bill Bee, President and CEO of BBBS.

The new board of trustees includes:
Chairman: John Yudin, Partner, Guy, Yudin & Foster, LLP
Chair Elect: Larry Stern, Chief of Staff, LaBovick Law Group in Palm Beach Gardens
Vice Chair: Gary Vonk, President of Keiser University, West Palm Beach Campus
Vice President: Richard Levine, General Manager, Macy’s, Treasure Coast Mall
Treasurer: Michelle Nelson, Regional Manager, Treasure Coast South Region, PNC Bank
Secretary: Mary Healy, President, Q.S. International, Ltd.
Dr. Doug Warns
Dr. Madeline Warns
Frank Byers, Jr, President, Byers Auto Group
Gary Uber, President, Family Private Care
Spencer Davis, Vice President of Commercial Banking, SunTrust Bank
Ken Ringe, President, Bayview Construction
Richard Worthy, Florida Power and Light
Chief Frank J Kitzerow, Town of Jupiter Chief of Police
Rep. William Snyder, Florida House of Representatives
George W. Bush, Partner, Fox, Wackeen, Dungey, Beard, Sobel, Bush & McCluskey, LLP
Janice L Jennings, Esq, Principal, Law Office of Janice L. Jennings, West Palm Beach
Denny Sullivan, Manager, Publix Super Markets, Jupiter Farms
Susan Maupin, General Manager, Macy’s, Palm Beach Gardens
Conrad Steinhardt, Owner, Cubby Co.
Honorary Chair Emeritus: Mel Nobel, President of The Travel Guy in Palm City

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
BBBS provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one to one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Since 1986 the organization has provided mentors to children in Martin County and since July 2010 in Palm Beach County. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recognized the Martin County organization in 2007 as one of the 35 best performing agencies nationwide. BBBSA recognized CEO Bill Bee as “CEO of the Year – Small Agency Category” in 2007. South Florida Business Leader Magazine ranked BBBS Martin County in 2009 and again in 2010 as one of the top 100 South Florida small businesses. Visit  to learn more.

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