Will Mclean Festival held at:
Sertoma Youth Ranch
|The annual Will McLean celebration honors the work of Florida's Troubadour, who wrote songs, stories and poems about his native state. Although Will McLean died in 1990, his songs will live forever in the hearts of those who love this "blessed, bloodstained, flowered land."|
The Will McLean Foundation Established in 1990, the Foundation is a not-for-profit organization; its goals are to: -promote, in Florida and elsewhere, the works of Will McLean and other Florida artists; -provide for research, education, performance and training to promote understanding and appreciation of the works of Florida's artists; -provide facilities, programs and educational materials to promote involvement, by non-professional and professional communities alike, in the artistic and educational fields; - provides loans, scholarships and grants to students, organizations and/or specific individuals in the community for the promulgation of artistic productions in specified area. The Board of Directors and the Executive Committee consists of all volunteers who labor tirelessly, donating hundred of hours every year, to fulfill McLean's dream of passing on the history of Florida to the next generation.