Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA Honors Champions of Youth
at Annual Fundraiser

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently celebrated its 18th annual Champion of Youth Reception at Glenmaura National Golf Club where individuals and an organization in the community were honored for their outstanding efforts in supporting community youth.  Funds raised support the Club’s After School Program in both Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties.  Pictured (l-r) are Joseph Evans, 2011 Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA’s Youth of the Year; Richard Hazzouri, event chair; Cynthia Yevich, representing Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Champion of Youth honoree; John & Pat Atkins, Champion of Youth honorees; Walter Schautz, Grove Textiles Inc. president, Champion of Youth honoree; David Price, PDQ president, Champion of Youth honoree; and Tricia DiBiasi Thomas, Club executive director.