COMMUNITY FIRST: Boys & Girls Club to host Great Futures Dinner Thursday

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley oversees the Mary Markquart Center in Eau Claire, as well as the Jackson County Center in Black River Falls. The Chippewa Falls Center is the third organization under the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley’s umbrella. Currently, the organization serves over 2,500 youth and teen members annually through membership, community outreach and special events.

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE GREATER CHIPPEWA VALLEY NEWS RELEASE) -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley – Chippewa Falls Center will host the First Annual Great Futures Dinner on Thursday, May 29, 2014, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the Avalon Hotel and Conference Center. The theme for the evening is “Creating Healthier Futures For Our Youth.”

It is a night to show the youth of Chippewa Falls just how important they are. Guests will be seated at tables with Boys & Girls Club members so they will have the opportunity to get to know these outstanding youth.

Over 200 guests and Boys & Girls Club members will enjoy a delicious a dinner and hear a keynote address from the 2014 Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year, Kyla Morgan. Kyla is a junior at Chippewa Falls High School and has been a member of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls Clubs for a combined four years. She plans to attend college in Illinois with dreams of becoming a lawyer to help kids who are caught in the legal system.

Awards will be presented to Volunteers of the Year, Bob Briggs and Darrin and Kim Senn, as well as Corporate Supporter of the Year, Northwestern Bank.

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