Wakeman boys & Girls Club Halfway to $50K in Scholarships

Halfway through an exciting four week, national online competition, Wakeman Boys & Girls Club announced today that Club member Billy Narvaez is in first place in the 2014 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards voting!  Through a national partnership, Maytag and Boys & Girls Clubs of America selected Billyas one of five finalists nationwide to compete for the distinction, which includes $50,000 in scholarships dollars to help the Club deepen its impact in the community. 

To vote for Billy and Wakeman Boys & Girls Club, click here where you can vote every 24 hours to help him increase his chances of winning the Maytag Dependable Leader Award of 2014.

"Billy is the definition of dependable! He is at the Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse every day and is a tremendous role model and inspiration for all of our members. We are so proud to see him with this nomination for this incredible distinction from Maytag,” said Laura Magnotta, Program Director at Wakeman’s Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse.

The 2014 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards recognize Club professionals and volunteers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of youth, and are dependable and exceptional role models. This year’s America’s Vote is an extension of the Awards, inviting Americans to select a Club member who exudes dependability, reliability, and a commitment to excellence every day within their Club or community by voting online.



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