We Proudly Sponsor the Following Projects
The Alice Storms “Very Special Arts” Festival
In conjunction with Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources Systems of Hillsborough County Public Schools
The annual festival for mentally and physically challenged pre-kindergarten children from east Hillsborough County public schools is a hands-on day of play involving various booths of special activities custom designed for the abilities of these special little ones. A fun day of clowns, animals, games and activities is highlighted with a picnic.
Adopt-a-Road “Brandon Parkway”
This has been a community service project for our Club for many years. Our members meet several times a year and remove trash and other debris from the Brandon Parkway. Each member is provided with a safety vest, gloves, a bag for trash and a pick-up-stick. We enjoy working together to keep our community clean!
Claire & Reynolds Bryan Scholarship
This scholarship was created in 1996 in memory of Reynolds Bryan, husband of Claire Bryan, past president of Brandon Service League, for his many years of effort and dedication to the success of the BSL Country Jamboree. It is awarded annually to a high school senior for continued study in the area of creative or performance art. Claire’s name was added to scholarship title in 2014 in honor of her many years of service to BSL.
The Pat and Lee Elam Scholarship for the Renaissance Woman
Established in 2013, this scholarship is presented annually to a women in need of furthering her education for career advancement. The Renaissance scholarship is named in honor of Past President Pat Elam and her husband Lee for their generosity and dedication to BSL.
Women in Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 to honor the many educators in our club. It is presented to annually to a young lady who plans to pursue a career in education.
High School Youth in Art Show
This annual event takes place in March at Center Place and features a month-long exhibition of young artists’ work from Brandon area high schools. GFWC Brandon Service League partners with Center Place to host a reception for the artists, teachers, and families. We provide the ribbons and cash awards as well as refreshments.
We proudly sponsor the following GFWC Florida Club Projects
Hacienda Girls Ranch
Sew Much Comfort
We proudly support the following Community Based Organizations through service & monetary donations
Boys & Girls Club of Brandon
Brandon Area High School Art Departments
(Armwood, Bloomingdale, Brandon, Durant, Newsome, Riverview)
Brandon Outreach Clinic
Brandon Women’s Resource Center
ECHO (Emergency Care Help Organization)
Life Care Center of Brandon
New Horizons Group Home, Inc.