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Girls Place Inc
2101 NW 39Th Avenue
Girls Place, Inc. After School, Athletics and Summer Day Camp programs for girls ages 5-18
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Laura Javidi, Development Director
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Laura Javidi (Laura@girlsplace.net)
The Girls Place of Gainesville, Florida would like to announce the hiring of our new Development Director, Laura Javidi
Since moving to Gainesville in 2002, Laura has held the Development Director position at the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County and is also a Group Fitness Instructor at Gainesville Health & Fitness.
With over a decade of experience in community relations, marketing, fundraising and non-profit management, Laura
will be a key element for the Girls Place
implementing their new vision and role within the community.
"The entire Girls Place organization is beyond excited to add Laura
to our team.
time with her
two daughters, while continuing to teach Group Fitness and Cycling Classes and now adding her
new position at the Girls Place
"They're either on the streets or ...
"They're either on the streets or they're going to be somewhere safe inside our building," said Laura Javidi, director of special events and development.
"And that's where we want them."
The organization spends 94 cents of every dollar it receives toward the well-being of its children.
said this is possible, in part, because the organization spends time to seek out donations of items the club would otherwise pay for.
"The dollars that we receive from sponsorships, from federal grants, from county grants, from city grants, from individual donors, all play a vital, vital role in maintaining what we have overall," she
Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County > Ways To Give > Sponsor an Event
For more information on sponsorship opportunities with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Alachua County County, please call Laura Javidi, Events & Marketing Coordinator, at (352) 372-5342.
Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County > About Us > Our Staff
Vice President of Resource Development & Special Events
Laura Javidi was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago until moving to Gainesville eleven years ago.
is our Special Events Coordinator and Chair of the Doug Johnson & Donnie Young Reeling for Kids Fishing Tournament and Passport to Rio Benefit Gala for Kids.
Laura also serves as the Club's Education Director and is responsible for managing several important grants.
Besides working full-time at the Boys & Girls Club, she has been teaching kickboxing and circuit training classes at Gainesville Health and Fitness since arriving in Gainesville, and is a full-time mother of two.
Laura has coached soccer for several years in Newberry and more recently became the assistant coach of the girls' soccer team at Oak View Middle School.
feels strongly about volunteering and throughout the year you'll see her
helping with other charity organizations fundraisers and special events.