ORLANDO, Fla — You can add Hall of Famer to the list of titles Mayor Jerry Demings has earned.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of America inducted Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings into its 2021 Alumni Hall of Fame.
He joins other notable former Boys & Girls Club members such as MLB All-Star Alex Rodriguez, Grammy winner Ciara and WWE Global Ambassador, Titus O’Neil.
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Mayor Demings and his twin brother spent time at the Carver Shores Boys Club, now Univeral Orlando Foundation Boys & Girls Club, in the 1970s.
During his induction speech, Mayor Demings said “The Boys & Girls Club played a pivotal role in my trajectory in life. If it were not for the men and women who sowed into my development in those formative years, I could not stand here today as the Mayor of Orange County.”
“We are so very proud to claim Mayor Demings as our own,” said Gary Cain, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida. “The mayor is the very definition of a servant-leader, and models every one of the values we try to instill in our young Club members...service, humility, kindness, hard work and integrity.”
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