Published On: Tue, Apr 10th, 2018

Spanish River Church – Serving the City

On April 7, 2018, Spanish River Church launched its Serve The City campaign, a day of service dedicated to helping our community and those in need in Boca Raton and surrounding areas.  Over 400 church members dedicated their day to volunteering at local non-profits, including:

SRC/YMCA Beach Cleanup

The Thomson family – including Allie (6), Maddie (4), and Henry (2) – helped clean Boca Raton’s beaches, one of our City’s greatest assets.  

In a partnership with the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, nearly 75 SRC and YMCA volunteers from all walks of life spent the morning at Spanish River Beach.

The Serve The City team removed over 50 pounds of trash and debris from Spanish River Beach.

We have a responsibility to love one another and to take care of the planet we’ve been given.  From their efforts to Serve The City, Spanish River Church truly takes that responsibility to heart.


About the Author

- Andy Thomson is a product of Boca Raton - his parents met at FAU in the 1960s. He practices business litigation with the Boca Raton firm of Baritz & Colman and helps resolve business disputes. Before becoming a lawyer, he studied engineering at Georgia Tech and worked at an engineering firm where he helped solve traffic and transportation problems. He serves on the City of Boca Raton's Education Task Force and Community Advisory Panel as well as the advisory committee to Palm Beach County's Transporation Planning Agency. He sits on the board of several non-profits including Florence Fuller Child Development Centers and the Golden Bell Education Foundation. Andy and his wife, Joanna, live in Boca Raton with their three young children.

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