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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 receive a scholarship. Click on the link below to learn more about this special relationship, what we do for our scholars, and the emotions that they provoke in us. ...
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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

George Snow Fund plans to give $1M in scholarships. Here’s how the decision process works.

Maura Wilson, of Royal Palm Beach, and Garrett Flitton, of Jupiter, fill out paperwork at the George Snow Scholarship Fund’s office in Boca Raton before the interview portion of the scholarship application process. (Austen Erblat/Sun Sentinel Community News) By Austen Erblat, Contact Reporter, South Florida Community News April 11, 2019 After two days and 140 ...

Scholarship Fund President is Interviewed

  Tim Snow, President of the George Snow Scholarship Fund is Interview by WPTV about how students can improve their chances of being selected by a college of scholarship provider.

From genocide to freedom: War refugee, and Snow Scholar, Ana Gagula flourishes in Boca

Written by Gary Greenberg, Boca Raton Magazine January 27, 2019 Immigration is a hot-button issue in today's divisive political climate, but few could argue that war refugee Ana Gagula hasn't been a positive force since alighting in Boca Raton from her native Bosnia. Born in Sarajevo in 1991 to a Serbian mother and Bosnian father, ...

Monday meeting: Scholarship fund ‘helps young people who are helping themselves’

By Jeff Ostrowski Posted Jan 28, 2019 Tim Snow runs a scholarship fund that has given out millions to Palm Beach County students who struggle to afford the cost of college. Snow is president of the George Snow Scholarship Fund, a Boca Raton-based nonprofit named for Tim Snow’s father. George Snow died in 1980 when ...

Fact Sheet

“Initially the George Snow Scholarship Fund began as a memorial to one philanthropic and devoted man, but it has grown to be much more than that. It is a community asset—a family of individuals, businesses, and community service organizations sharing the belief that education is the key to a better life, a better community, and ...

Post Time: What happened to George Snow? Boca pilot gone 35 years

By Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post November 19, 2015 Readers: Amazingly, it’s been 35 years since George Snow disappeared somewhere over the Bahamas. In the decades since, his sons have raised millions through a scholarship fund. The fund held its Boca Ballroom Battle in August and a golf tournament Oct. 23. Its main event, its Cowboy Ball, ...