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Girls Place Staff - Girls Place, Gainesville, FL - After School, Summer Camp, Sports Girls Place, Inc.
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
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.
Laura Javidi, new Program Director
August 12, 2002, we introduced Laura Javidi
, as the new Program Director at the Boys and Girls Club
of the Wiregrass.Laura attended Northwest Missouri State University where she earned her BS degree in Recreation/Physical Education.
While in Chicago, Laura
family made a personal effort to collect food from local grocery stores which they distributed to the homeless during the cold winter season.Laura
is married and has two children, her
family moved to Dothan
a year and a half ago.For the past seven years she
has been an at home mother and volunteering within the school system and the community.Laura
management skills and active lifestyle to the Boys and Girls Club
to better enhance the great programs that were already offered and created some new and exciting activities for the young people of Dothan
will be missed as she
moves away from Dothan
family effective December 11, 2002.
LPGA - News
The Dothan, Ala., site will be managed by site director Laura Javidi of the Boys and Girls Club of the Wiregrass and will use the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Highland Oaks facility as its host facility.
"During the school year, we have between 100 and 150 kids," said Laura Javidi, director of education and technology for the Boys and Girls Clubs."In the summer, it's 150 to 200."
For the summer, the clubs' hours are expanded to full days - 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. - from the usual after-school hours during the academic year.
"Parents say they need all-day care," Javidi