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St. Charles, MO, December 8, 2024

Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County has been bestowed with the prestigious Community Collaboration Award by the Community Council of St. Charles County. This recognition stands as a testament to the organization's unwavering dedication to fostering community connections, promoting collaboration, and enhancing the lives of the county's residents.

The Community Collaboration Award, a symbol of commitment to the community's welfare, is designed to honor organizations that go above and beyond, focusing on the collective good rather than individual success. It acknowledges those who champion collaborative efforts, forge partnerships, and consistently work towards solutions that uplift the lives of the county's most vulnerable members.

Annually, the Community Builder Awards serve as a platform to acknowledge and celebrate the remarkable contributions of individuals, coalitions, and organizations within the nonprofit network. This year, Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County emerges as a beacon of collaborative excellence, embodying the spirit of community engagement and collective action. Other awardees include Jose Jones of The Boxing Therapy Gym, Ingrid Castillo of St. Charles Community College, and Nathan Bibb, City of O'Fallon Councilman Ward 3.

"We are deeply honored to receive the Community Collaboration Award from the Community Council of St. Charles County," remarked Karen Englert, Chief Executive Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County. "This recognition validates our commitment to collaboration and underscores the importance of working together to create meaningful, lasting change in our community."

Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County has consistently demonstrated a sustained dedication to nurturing partnerships, fostering connections, and spearheading initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of life for the county's youth. Their efforts have not only brought diverse groups together but have also resulted in tangible improvements in the lives of the community's most vulnerable populations.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County

For nearly 70 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County (BGCSTC) has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow. Clubs offer caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs daily during critical non-school hours. Boys & Girls Clubs programming promotes academic success, good character & leadership, and healthy lifestyles. Through annual summer camps, after-school programming, and community events, BGCSTC serves children ages 6-18 across St. Charles County and beyond to enable them to become responsible, caring, and productive citizens. Learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County on,Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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