The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township Board of Directors are proud to announce the appointment and approval of three (3) new local business leaders to serve on the Board of Directors. Karen Trzaska, Kim Scott, and Scott Shier were unanimously voted upon as the most recent appointments to the Board of Directors.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township operate Club Units within seven (7) school-based locations, serving nearly 3,000 Club members annually. None of this would be possible without the support from our two (2) local School Districts – Community Unit School District 300 & Barrington School District 220.
Special thanks to Vicki Franz, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township Board Member & Marketing Director for KPW Management (Buffalo Wild Wings), for her role in organizing the upcoming Buffalo Wild Wings Community Day on April 13th. Each of the nine (9) KPW – Buffalo Wild Wings locations will dedicate 10% of their total sales to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township.
The participating store locations include: Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Hoffman Estates, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Round Lake Beach, Old Orchard, Skokie and Vernon Hills.
During the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in East Dundee, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township dance group - “Stars of the Future” - took center stage! The “Stars of the Future” dance group consists of 3rd and 4th grade members from our Golfview Elementary Club Unit. The performance during the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day parade served as the kick-off for the dance group, with multiple performances scheduled for the coming months.
Last week, the Lakewood BGCDT Torch Club (5th & 6th Grade Youth Leadership) delivered home-made Easter bags for area Senior citizens at the Dundee Township Park District – Senior Center.
Lakewood Unit Director, Coral Colin, and Program Specialists, Deb Lowe and Jose Mancera, worked along-side the Club members for nearly two weeks on the preparation of the Arts & Crafts project. The Club members created “bunny bags”, chicks, bouquet and goodie bags during the process.
Congratulations to BGCDT Club Member Nachiya Pippins on being selected as the 2016 BGCDT Youth of the Year and the recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship from Sage Products. Nachiya was presented this award on Thursday, March 10 at the Youth of the Year Reception in front of a large crowd of over 125 guests at the Holiday Inn – Elgin.