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Boys & Girls Club annual awards banquet Nov. 8
by Tribune Staff
Oct 29, 2012 | 2024 views | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows recognizes the best in volunteerism and community support at this year’s “Adventures in Oz” themed 36th Annual Awards Banquet Nov. 8 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. Cocktail service begins at 5 p.m. followed by dinner and program at 6 p.m.

The 36th Annual Awards Banquet honors Jack Stanko, president, Champion Chevrolet with the 2012 Distinguished Service award and also includes a program featuring club talent show winners in an “Adventures in Oz” performance that takes the stage throughout the evening.

The night also honors the children who make a difference in the lives of friends and peers by living the club’s mission each day, leading by example and helping others. Nine members from the club’s youth and teen centers are set to receive a Member of the Year award, saluting his or her service and guidance among the Club’s 10,000 members. The 2012 Male and Female Youth of the Year awards also are awarded, as well as the Leader in Training Member of the Year award.

“We are very much looking forward to honoring those that provide tremendous support and leadership at the club during the Annual Awards Banquet,” said Mike Wurm, chief professional officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.

The 36th Annual Awards Banquet includes hosted cocktails from 5 to 6 p.m. followed by dinner and awards. The Emerald City sponsorship is available for $1,300 and includes a 10-person table and full-page ad, while the $1,200 Yellow Brick Road sponsor receives a 10-person table and half-page ad. Ten-person tables are available for $1,000 and individual tickets cost $100 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact Erin Pieretti at 331-5437 or

For more details on the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows including volunteer, donation and career opportunities, call 331-5437 or visit
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