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Awards & Recognition

Congratulations to BGCCC Board Secretary Deb Payton for being voted Colorado Boys & Girls Club Board Member of the year in 2023! Deb is an incredible supporter of the Clubs and has implemented instrumental safety practices and policies through her work on the Safety Committee.
Thank you Deb for all you do!

Chaffee County Man of the Year 2021 Awarded to Executive Director Brian Beaulieu by the Salida Chamber of Commerce. Click HERE to read the full article and view the video with his acceptance speech. 

League of EAGLES - Gold Honor Roll
BGCCC’s Board of Directors was named to the Gold Honor Roll by Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s League of EAGLES in January 2022. Only the top five percent of Club boards nationwide are awarded this recognition.

Ranked #1 in overall Club Experience in Colorado by Boys & Girls Clubs in Colorado!

Club Heroes


Each year we honor a Club Hero at our annual gala to recognize individuals who are committed to our mission. We are fortunate to have many generous community members who freely give their time and talents to support our members. Involvement by these individuals helps our Clubs provide services and programs to positively impact young people every day.

Congratulations 2023 Heroes
Duncan Campbell and Libby Fay

2022     Greg Justis, Rob & Katie Ferris

2021     Oren Dreeben, Sandy Boyd

2020     Jack Lee, Scott Erchul

2019     Irv & Gloria Broudy, Don Taylor

2018     Harry Brull & Myra Barrett, Greg & Dale Kettering

2017     Charlie Forster, Wendell & Janine Pryor

2016     Art Gentile, Karen Dils

2015     Mike McGovern, Christine DeChristopher

2014     Robert Crowther


Past Honorees

Pictured: Executive Director Brian Beaulieu (left) and emeritus board member Oren Dreeben (right) with 2023 Hero Duncan Campbell (middle).

Pictured: Emeritus board member Karen Dils (left) and Executive Director Brian Beaulieu (right) with 2023 Hero Libby Fay (middle).

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