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Branson, MO, September 19, 2023 - A long-time board member and advocate of Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County (BGCSTC), Rudy Beck, was inducted into Boys & Girls Club’s Missouri Area Council Hall of Fame on September 19, 2023, in Branson, Missouri. Beck was among 4 new members enshrined into the Hall of Fame for their achievements, including Bob Cissell of BGCSTC.

The Boys & Girls Clubs Area Council Hall of Fame honors those rare individuals whose high achievements have made a mark in their local Club and have impacted the Missouri Area Council of Boys & Girls Clubs. The four individuals honored have shaped and inspired local Clubs in Missouri. Hall of Fame honorees have achieved the distinction of being true champions for children and have provided innumerable accomplishments and lasting impact.

Beck's time on the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County (BGCSTC) Board of Directors spanned an impressive 43 years. As part of the board, Beck served as Vice-President and President of the board. In these influential roles, Beck helped guide the organization toward innovation, inclusivity, and continued growth. During his tenure, Beck actively served on the governance committee, ensuring sound decision-making and strategic planning for the Club's growth and impact. Additionally, his presence on executive committees allowed him to guide the Club toward innovation and excellence, constantly seeking ways to better serve youth. Rudy played a pivotal role as a member of the Capital Campaign Committee in orchestrating successful capital campaigns for two BGCSTC Club Units, securing crucial funding to enrich Club programs and facilities. Currently, Beck maintains membership in the Cornerstone Group, a BGCSTC Board alumni group, he helped to create.

"We are immensely proud to celebrate Rudy’s well-deserved induction into the Boys & Girls Clubs Missouri Area Council Hall of Fame. Rudy's unwavering dedication and 43-year commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County speaks volumes about his dedication and passion for our organization. Rudy’s philanthropic spirit, strategic vision, and unwavering commitment to empowering young people make him a true champion for children. His induction into the Hall of Fame is a testament to his extraordinary contributions to the Club, and the impact he’s made on our community’s youth” said Karen Englert, Chief Executive Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County.

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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