Casper community members come out in droves to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming Awards and Recognition Breakfast draws hundreds of attendees supporting youth in Central Wyoming
CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - This morning was the 25th annual Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming Awards and Recognition Breakfast. Hundreds of attendees came out to show their support for young people in their communities.
Ashley Bright, the CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming, said, “The crowd turning out sends such a message and the young people see, feel and hear that message, that there is support for them and people care about them.”
The awards and recognition breakfast was in honor of Mitch and Lily Zimmerman, who have dedicated their lives to serving children and education in Wyoming. Also in attendance was keynote speaker Taya Kyle, wife of the late Chris Kyle, the man behind the best-selling autobiography American Sniper. The ceremony recognized youth making an impact in their community, including Belle Morris, who was awarded Youth Of The Year. It was announced at today’s event that the Blue Cross of Wyoming will be partnering with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming to provide trauma-informed training in the clubs, acting as a bridge of support for families in need. Overall, the ceremony proved to youth in Natrona County that they have a community of folks who care about them and support them in reaching their full potential.
Bright said, “The impact of today’s event is the support from the community to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming, to bring our mission to the next level in terms of programming and academic success, healthy lifestyles, good character and leadership, and supporting mental health programming.”
For more information on how to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming, click here.
Copyright 2023 KGWN. All rights reserved.