Champions for Kids

Champions for Kids

Champions for Kids

The Champions for Kids campaign has been one of the primary fundraising events for BGC for many years. The campaign is launched with the "Champions For Kids Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon" which features the of the Youth of the Year and the Jane Walker Community Champion Award presentations, Club member performances and a motivational speaker. The event honors those whose actions and financial support demonstrate dedication to the youth in their community.

Champions for Kids Campaign Luncheon
January 19, 2017
The Bottling Company Event Center

Sponsored by Outback Steakhouse
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The Jane Walker Community Champion Award
This prestigious award recognizes an individual who through their volunteer or professional work has demonstrated a commitment to the well-being, growth and development of Lee County’s children and youth. The award is named in honor of Jane C. Walker, a champion Boys & Girls Club supporter who throughout her lifetime gave generously of her time, resources and influence for the benefit of our community, especially for our Youth.  

The first award was presented to the family of Mrs. Jane Walker on January 16, 2008 during the Champions for Kids Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon. 

Subsequent recipients are: Laura Cooper, Judge Richard Lane, Cherry Sue Jackson, Dora James, Dr. Terry Jenkins, Sheriff Jay Jones, Marion Sankey & Dolly Marshall.
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Mrs. Jane C. Walker
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