The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania committee members recently met to plan for the Annual Champion of Youth Reception. The honorees are being recognized because they exemplify the ideals of being a “Champion of Youth” – individuals/organizations who give selflessly of their time and resources to ensure every child in our community will realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. This year’s honorees are Pat and John Atkins; Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, accepted by Denise S. Cesare, President and CEO; David J. Price, President / PDQ Print Center; and Walter L. Schautz, President / Grove Textiles Inc. and Honorary Director of the Club. The event is slated for May 19, 2011 at Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information call 570-342-8709. Pictured front row (l-r) are Julianne Cucura, Club development director; Tricia DiBiasi Thomas, Club executive director; and Debbie Parise, Club business manager. Back row (l-r) are Jerry Mahon, committee member; and Richard Hazzouri, event chair.