Dean J. Borg New Member of Boca Helping Hands' Board of Directors

James S. Gavrilos
August 21, 2012



Boca Helping Hands Announces Dean J. Borg

New member of the Board of Directors as of

September 15, 2012

Boca Helping Hands is proud to announce the addition of Dean J. Borg, new member of the Board of Directors as of September 15, 2012. Boca Helping Hands is a leading community resource center for Boca Raton.  Boca Helping Hands’ programs include:   The Food Center - open 6 days serving lunch Monday through Saturday, and a Thursday night family dinner; Pantry Program – Distributing over 4,000 pantry bags monthly to qualified clients; Resource Center – Reaching out into the community to offer referrals to other agencies as well as limited financial help to qualified Boca Raton residents in crisis situations; Children’s Assistance Program – Helping children with after school programs and summer camps; BHH Backpacks-reaching five elementary schools with over 1,000 students who are given backpacks containing 6 meals, 2 snacks and 2 juice boxes for the weekend; The Job Mentoring Program – Helping our clients become job ready with our expanding computer and Life Skills classes. 

Mr. Borg is a member of the senior management team of  Boca Raton based builder / real estate developer: Kenco Communities since 1992.  As a project director he has been responsible for:  The Shores at Boca Raton, Mirabella at Mirasol and Metropolitan which comprise over 1,000 homes.   Since 2009 he has been a special advisor to the Board of Directors of First Southern Bank (Boca Raton). 

Mr. Borg holds a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate development from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.  He is a resident of Boca Raton since 1990, and has served as Chief Financial Officer of Congregation B’nai Israel, as Fundraising Coordinator for St. Andrews School, and as a Board of Director for Kreisler Borg Florman Construction Company, Scarsdale, NY.  He is a past adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University where he taught a senior level Real Estate Finance class.  He is a licensed Real Estate salesman in the State of Florida

Boca Helping Hands is thrilled to have Mr. Borg join our wonderful Board of Directors which include:  Gary Peters, Board President; Dr. Eric Shaw, Board Vice-President; Jack Jaiven, Board Treasurer;  Dr. Beth King, Board Secretary; Peter Brockway; Kevin Brolley; Pattie Damron; Mary Jo Finocchiaro; David Gart, Esq.; Elizabeth Pankey-Warren; Kurt Valmond; and Yasmine Zyne

For further information on the programs of Boca Helping Hands, contact James S. Gavrilos: or (561) 417-0913 X 208                          



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