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MADISON SQUARE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB TO HOST 5TH ANNUAL YOUTH OF THE YEAR DINNER
April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club will host its Fifth Annual Youth of the Year Dinner on April 26th at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers. Over 500 guests will celebrate the success of four Madison Clubhouse youth who have demonstrated a consistent dedication to their education and community. Youth of the Year is the premier national recognition program for Boys & Girls Club members.
Joseph Patuleia, Executive Director for Madison Square Boys & Girls Club says, “We are delighted to see this event become a signature part of Madison’s mission to foster the youth of our communities. The Youth of the Year program promotes service to the Club, community and family, academic success, strong moral character, and life goals. The four young people recognized exemplify all these traits. Through their lead, we aim to embolden all of our Club members to realize their personal best in vision, drive and achievement.”
John Meadow, Founder and President of LDV Hospitality and Fred Argir, Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of Barnes & Noble, will be honored as Champion of Youth Honorees for their dedicated service to Madison. Bronx Borough President, Rubén Díaz, Jr. will serve as Special Guest Speaker, discussing his longtime experience with Madison Square Boys & Girls Club and its positive impact on his community. Additionally, CNN Anchor and dedicated supporter of Madison, Poppy Harlow, will join as the Mistress of Ceremonies. The evening’s guests-of-honor will include Madison’s four Youth of the Year: Anastasia Dosunmu, Ashley Wallen, Victoria Sanchez, and Kevon Jerome Leary.
The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year program will continue to be featured on Madison’s social media channels. Join the conversation and stay up to date on this year’s dinner by visiting MSBGC on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter at @MadisonBGClub and using the hashtag #MadisonYOY. More information can also be found at www.madisonsquare.org/yoy.