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Personnel note: Tim Knowles stepping down from FL Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs

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Tim Knowles, a founding member of the Florida Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, is stepping down from the board of directors after two decades of service. The Alliance is a leading statewide group to help secure state funding for clubs working to create positive experiences for Florida children.

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Boys and Girls Clubs advocates cry foul over sexual predator remark

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In the tension-filled chambers of a Legislative Session’s final days words matter and poorly chosen ones can stress long-standing relationships. Supporters of the Boys and Girls Club of Florida on Thursday pushed back on remarks Sen. Eleanor Sobel made after Wednesday’s meeting of the Children Families and Elder Affairs Committee. The committee had unanimously approved SB 250 that mandates level 2 background checks, a nationwide criminal search of fingerprints, for groups working with children. Afterward Sobel remarked there were numerous…

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