Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria’s Annual Fill The Treasure Chest Community Service Awards
WHAT: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria’s Annual Fill The Treasure Chest Community Service Awards
WHEN: On Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Mt. Hawley Country Club the following individuals were recognized for their outstanding service to Peoria area youngsters.
The 2017 Boys and Girls Clubs award winners include:
Children’s Charities Award Presented by Caterpillar – Dr. Richard Pearl, Pediatric Surgeon OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Educational Service Award – Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Wright, President Eureka College
Community Service Award – Clint Drury, Executive Director and Jimmy Dillon, Assoicate Director, West Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council
United Way It Matters Award – Abby Clark, Attorney Davis & Campbell
Fill The Treasure Chest is in its’ 15th year of awarding those who have served children and believe in the Boys & Girls Clubs mission. Our event is called “Fill The Treasure Chest” as treasure chests are really the minds of young people and we as a community must fill these minds with precious resources and knowledge!
The purpose of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria is to provide a safe and caring place for kids to build a better future. “Great Futures Start Here” The Boys & Girls Clubs is an outcome based 501(c)3 serving over 1,200 Greater Peoria area youngsters 5 – 18 years old.