NEWS - Subject: Good news for the club
Dana Brown Grant
Note: this grant was written by Karen Roberts.
Lowe's Home Improvement; The store manager and HR Director from Lowe's Store in Alton has selected the club as their charity for a refurbishment project valued at $2,500. Representatives from the store were in the club last week to assess potential areas for refurbishing.
Successful golf tournament that raised more than $23,000 for the club.
Leadership; this talented group of teens showed exceptional leadership this summer. They spent countless hours helping out around the club and working with the younger club members. They were rewarded with having a luncheon with the Executive Director.
Financial Literacy: Sheila Goins and her team from Shell Credit Union conducted a "Real Life/Real World" experience for club members with their Mad City Money Program. Teens were able to experience the challenges of adulthood when it came down to spending and budgeting their money. This was a great program and the teens really got something out of it.
Liberty Bank not only serves the community, but they serve the KIDS. Representatives from the bank sponsored and served lunch to club members as a celebration to the end of summer.
Thanks to season ticket holders, Club members were able to enjoy a trip the Edward Jones Dome to take in a St. Louis Rams game. Transportation provided by Madison County Transit thanks to Alan Dunstan, County Chairman
Alton Fight Dept. spends time with club members to promote safety.
Teens raising money at the Alton Farmer's Market to help with after school programs
Club teens spend some time on the air at WBGZ Radio to promote the club's programs
Principia College Women's Soccer team visits the club to teach soccer drills to club members.
Club members had a blast this summer by attending several fun Field trips
Guest speaker Shirley Ellington
Alton Police Dept. conducting "Stranger Danger" with club members.
Home Depot conducting "Kid's Workshops" at the club every Friday.