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Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA’s Hosts Annual Fundraiser


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently celebrated its 16th annual Champion of Youth Reception where five individuals in the community were honored for their outstanding efforts in supporting community youth.  Pictured (l-r) are Champions of Youth Dan Meuser, northeastern Pennsylvania businessman; Gordon Florey, retired business owner and Boys & Girls Clubs board member; Louis Costanzo, President of L.R. Costanzo Co., Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs board member; and Judith and Joseph Price, Dougherty, Leventhal & Price L.L.P.  


At the event Mary Ann LaPorta, board member, (l) and Markis Blackwell, (r) Boys & Girls Clubs’ Youth of the Year, presented each honoree with the first ever Louis C. DelPrete award in honor of the Clubs’ former executive director. 


Event sponsor Pat Atkins of Patsel’s (center) chats with Boys & Girls Clubs Board Member Gene Donahue (l) and wife Erin (r).