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George Snow Scholarship application process opens

By Austen Erblat, South Florida Sun Sentinel November 1, 2019 After a goal-shattering year, one of the largest foundations to offer scholarships to students in South Florida has opened up its application process. The George Snow Scholarship Fund raised $1.44 million for 150 scholarship winners from Palm Beach and northern Broward County last year. The scholarship is…

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Forever Family: George Snow Scholarship Fund

Last week CBS 12 did a story on one of our scholars, Ting Tring, and The George Snow Scholarship Fund. Tina talks about the positive impact we have made on her life, and our President, Tim Snow, discusses the hope our scholars give us. Our scholars truly become a part of our family when they…

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Casino Royale guests try their luck to benefit George Snow Scholarship Fund

By Kari Barnett, South Florida Sun Sentinel August 28th, 2019 Diana Riser, Paul Pebley, Karen Galanaugh and Tim Snow at the Casino Royale event to kick off Boca’s Ballroom Battle. (Brett Hufziger / Courtesy) Taking time out from rehearsals for the upcoming 12th annual Boca’s Ballroom Battle, Diana Riser got things rolling with Casino Royale,…

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Forever Family: Meet Tina

CBS 12 did a story last week on one of our scholars, Tina Tring, and all she has overcome to get her to where she is today. We are so proud of our scholars, most of them face more obstacles by the age of 18 than we could even imagine. And regardless of these difficult…

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Red Alert! Boca Ballroom Battle Tickets Almost Gone!

By Marie Speed, Boca Magazine June 11, 2019   Dancers from the 2018 Boca Ballroom Battle Our friends at the George Snow Scholarship Fund told us yesterday that tickets to this year’s event on Sept. 20 are almost sold out. This is early for that to happen (although it invariably does) and we hear its…

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Student scholars in spotlight at Snow scholarship give

By Marci Shatzman, Boca Voice June 3, 2019 Did you have a class ranking in high school or ace the SATs? These Snow scholars did. George Snow Scholarship Fund awarded over $1.4 million in scholarships Friday. But as always, the spotlight was on the accomplished kids. Students came up to accept their awards and accolades…

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Now the real work begins for Boca’s annual dance-off

By Marci Shatzman, Boca Voice June 5, 2019  “Nothing scares me, but I’m petrified,” YMCA CEO Jason Hagensick said half-jokingly at a dance lesson leading up to Boca’s Ballroom Battle. This was a true turning point for eight novice dancers who volunteered for George Snow Scholarship Fund’s biggest fundraiser. After learning the essentials at Fred Astaire…

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2019 Boca Ballroom Battle Dancers Announced

Dancers from the 2018 Boca Ballroom Battle By Marie Speed, Boca Magazine April 18, 2019 I wish this blog had a drum roll because we are so excited to announce this year’s brave and mighty dancers who will compete in the 12th annual Boca Ballroom Battle for the George Snow Scholarship Fund! This is not an…

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