Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM
The 21st Annual Awards & Recognition to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs is scheduled for Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at the Casper Events Center. A breakfast buffet will be served at 6:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 7 a.m. There is no cost for tickets and/or table reservations. Instead all ticket holders will be expected to make a contribution to support the thousands of youth impacted by the Club.
Each year the Club chooses a special honoree who has made a significant contribution to the betterment of the community and state. The 2019 honorees are Phil and Jody Schmidt who have made a significant impact on business and the community despite personal hardships and tragedy.
The featured guest speaker is decorated military hero Col. Oliver North. The recipient of the Mick & Susie McMurry Cowboy Code Try Award will be announced, along with the 2019-20 Central Wyoming Youth of the Year and Ruth R. Ellbogen Education Award.
The Breakfast is the culmination of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming’s Annual Giving Campaign; Building Connections. The Building Connections Campaign brings the strategic goals of the Club together into three categories to address the crucial areas of need to build a sustainable future for the Club. Contributions in this campaign will help the Club reach a $1.7 million, two year fundraising goal to support its $3.7 million budget and serve thousands of youth.