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Olivia Enslin, Co-Youth Of the Year, to Receive Hometown Hero Award

Jul 16, 2018 • by The Olivet Boys & Girls Club
Olivia Enslin

 On July 21, as part of Exeter May Days Community Festival, Olivet Boys & Girls Club’s Co-Youth of the Year, Olivia Enslin will receive yet another award for her community work – the Berks Hometown Hero Community Support Award. The award will honor Olivia for her volunteer efforts such as helping others in need, community service, good stewardship and helping to promote social justice and equality for all. This event will take place July 20 and 21 on the campus of Exeter High School. All proceeds will go to the Exeter Community Education Foundation (ECEF), a non-profit dedicated to enhancing the education of students in the Exeter School District. http://www.exetereducationfoundation.org/ The ECEF’s mission is to support the youth in our community by expanding on some of the older traditions of Exeter May Days and enhancing this event so that it is exciting for both students and the community. This event is the biggest event of its kind ever planned in our township and we invite all surrounding areas to come out and enjoy the festivities. Enslin was also awarded the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) Afterschool Champion in the Youth Category for her exemplary commitment, dedication, and outstanding work in supporting meaningful high quality afterschool/out-of-school time (OST) for children and youth in her community. Enslin recently graduated from Muhlenberg High School, is the is the recipient of the John K. & Shirley A. Palmer Scholarship, and will attend York College in the fall where she will study Forensic Chemistry. – Festival Kick-off Friday night at 3:00pm – At Don Thomas Stadium and surrounding H.S. campus. The movie Jumanji will play at dusk. – MUST SEE Main Event at 6:15 – The highly celebrated Fabulous Greaseband make their debut at Exeter Township. This is a once in a lifetime special event performance you cannot miss. The one and only Fabulous Greaseband are an act you can’t miss! – Community Impact Award The award will honor an individual that has had a tangible, measurable effect on our community and surrounding area. That impact might be the result of any number of activities, such as helping others in need, development of those in need, volunteer efforts, community service, good stewardship and helping to promote social justice and equality for all. – Fireworks at 9:15pm – Grab your spot to see the biggest fireworks of the year as our way of saying thank you to the community and surrounding areas for your support.  About Olivet Boys & Girls ClubThe Clubs provide a safe environment with programs that encourage character development, education, life skills and exposure to arts and culture. Such exposure allows kids to see their way out of poverty and become productive, outstanding members of society.The Olivet Boys & Girls Club has a strong reputation for providing life-changing experiences to its members, including mentoring experiences with diverse, trained and caring staff and volunteers who want to make a difference in the life of a child.A chartered member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Olivet Boys & Girls Club serves over 3,700 members a year, 1,500 different participants a week and 800 kids a day at 14 locations in Berks and Montgomery Counties. The Club was founded in 1898. Its mission is “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as healthy, caring, productive, responsible citizens. For more information about Olivet Boys & Girls Club visit www.olivetbgc.org

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