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​​2022 News and Announcements

September 14, 2022 - The Board of Directors of Bravo Programs of America voted to change our bylaws to extend the age of scholarship eligibility an additional 2 years. A student is now eligible for a scholarship if they are 26 years of age or younger at the beginning of the school term for which the student is applying. 

August 15, 2022 - Bravo Programs of America has awarded scholarships to 6 Michigan students for the Fall 2022 college term. Tristen Bentz and Micah Carson, both attending Wayne State University, are first-time scholarship recipients. Repeat scholarship recipients are Omar Ayala-Cruz and Nasrullah Habibullah attending Western Michigan University, Brittney Barros attending the University of Michigan, and India Haynes attending Eastern Michigan University. Congratulations to these young adults. We are proud to be part of their journey. These scholarships were funded in part by The Rotary Club of Mount Clemens and the Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation.  Check out their profiles here.

August 9, 2022 - Bravo Programs of America is hosting our 2nd annual Road Rally/Poker Run and BBQ on September 25, 2022. The road rally will take drivers through the northeast area of Macomb County, and end at a great outdoor venue. They will be greeted by additional Bravo supporters attending the BBQ. The event will include the "Ultimate Summer BBQ" by Stahl's Catering, beverages by BEVi Bar, and entertainment by Stix 'n Strings. "The proceeds from last year's event funded a scholarship," explains Bravo Founder and President Ellen Lysik. "This year we hope to be able to fund 2 or more scholarships!"  Click here to purchase tickets.

August 2, 2022 - Perrigo Company Charitable Foundation has awarded Bravo Programs of America a $15k grant to expand our scholarship program. We will use this grant, and a 20% match, to create new scholarships for foster youths in Allegan, Kent, and Ottawa counties. Thank you, Perrigo, for supporting youths from foster care through Bravo Programs of America!  

​March 2022 - ​​Bravo Programs of America was selected as a beneficiary of the Rotary Club of Mount Clemens September 30, 2022 fundraiser. Click here for ticket information.​

January 3, 2022 - The Rotary Club of Mount Clemens has awarded Bravo Programs of America a grant of $11.1k from the proceeds of their "Party of the Century" during their club meeting, affectionately known as "Money Day." Bravo was one of 10 local charities that received awards from this fundraiser. Rotary is an international organization that supports 7 major causes. One of these causes is Education, which is central to Bravo's mission. Bravo is so appreciative of the Rotary Club of Mount Clemens and the Mount Clemens Rotary Foundation for their generous donation. We will use this donation to give Mount Clemens Rotary Scholarship Awards to multiple students for the 2022-2023 academic year. BRAVO! to Mount Clemens Rotary. Click here to read the complete article.