ORLANDO, FL – (December 11, 2013) — The YMCA of Central Florida announces Charlie Egerton, a founding shareholder at the law firm of Dean Mead Egerton Bloodworth Capuano & Bozarth PA, as the organization’s 2014 Annual Campaign Chair of the YMCA of Central Florida. He will serve as the lead volunteer among 3800+ volunteers, who in 2013, raised $3.1 for youth and family scholarships.
Egerton has been involved with the YMCA of Central Florida for more than 30 years. He has been a YMCA member since 1981, and has served as both Board Chair and Scholarship Chair of the Downtown YMCA, and also served in the Scholarship Campaign of the Crosby YMCA.
“No other organization impacts entire families in this community like the YMCA does,” said Egerton. “I am proud to be in the position to raise scholarships for area families who need the Y for early childhood development care, afterschool educational and health support, and for prevention-based wellness programs for people of all ages, incomes and abilities.”
He has been named an Outstanding Tax Attorney in The Best Lawyers in America® for over 25 years, and is the past chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation, the nation’s largest organization of tax lawyers.
ABOUT THE YMCA OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AND ITS COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:
The YMCA of Central Florida’s mission is to strengthen the foundation of communities through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. The Y is accessible to everybody, regardless of age, background or ability to pay. The charitable organization provides financial assistance to 90,872 kids, families and seniors to participate in after school programs and summer camps, swim lessons, youth sports, wellness and child development programs – and that number continues to rise. In addition to scholarships, the YMCA of Central Florida provides over $6 million in financial assistance for 11 full-service Ys in financially fragile communities such as Tangelo Park, Titusville, South Orlando and Pine Hills.
This YMCA association is a non-profit organization which employs over 1800 and serves over 225,000 residents through 27 operations in Orange, Osceola, Brevard, Seminole, Lake and Marion counties.
About the YMCA of Central Florida
The YMCA of Central Florida is one of the area’s largest nonprofits committed to strengthening the local communities it serves. It is a diverse organization of men, women and children joined by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Each day 25,000 Central Florida residents are impacted by the Y when a mentor inspires a child, individuals make healthy choices and a community comes together for common good. In 2012, this YMCA Association of over 1,800 employees across 6 Florida counties impacted over 225,000 residents and invested, during a down economy, $10.2 million in its local communities through neighborhood improvement projects. Also, this Y provided $9.2 million in financial assistance to children and families that resulted in lasting personal and social change.