Amscot Helps Sponsor the Boys & Girls Club's 2016 Great Futures Breakfast


Tampa FL – Amscot Financial has stepped forward as an event sponsor to support the local Boys & Girls Club’s Great Futures Breakfast slated for December 14th at Amalie Arena, an event that will also be free to the public. The event will celebrate the notable work of The Boys & Girls Club of Tampa Bay, an organization credited for helping thousands of young people become productive and responsible citizens. 

The breakfast and program will offer guests the opportunity to hear from past Club Members, many of whom are now successful business people in the Tampa Bay community, and learn more about the progress that The Boys & Girls Club of Tampa Bay has made with local youth.

“It’s a great opportunity to help give this important organization the exposure they need,” says Ian MacKechnie, Amscot’s founder, chairmen and CEO. “The work they do is so vital to our community and we hope events like this will inspire others to step up and contribute so The Boys & Girls Club can continue to make a lasting impact.”

The event’s featured speaker will be three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Brooke Bennett, who is also alumni in The Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame. Co-Chairing the event will be Sheriff David Gee and US Representative Kathy Castor. 

For more than 150 years, The Boys & Girls Club of America has provided guidance to young people, capturing their interest, and increasing their expectations and goals. Furthermore, the long list of individuals helped by the organization includes countless celebrities. Denzel Washington. Jennifer Lopez. Neyo. Misty Copeland. Shaquille O’Neal. Kerry Washington. These names represent just a small portion of Boys & Girls Club Alumni that have confirmed the positive impact that Boys & Girls Club have had on their lives and in their communities. 

Amscot Financial has 238 locations throughout Florida. The company offers check cashing, cash advances, and free money orders along with a host of other convenient financial services, 365 days a year.