Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady Recognizes Award Recipients

On Wednesday, May 16, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady held their Annual Meeting at the Mohawk Golf Club and presented this years’ Vincent C. Mastrofrancisco Partners in Programs and National Service to Youth awards

Potratz Advertising has been an invaluable partner in capturing the essence of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady through their talented video productions. Their participation in the Boys & Girls Clubs communications committee has been essential to the success of the Boys & Girls Clubs marketing program. For this, they were awarded the Vincent C. Mastrofrancisco Partners in Program Award by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady. Dan Allen, Vice President of Creative Services and Kurt Thompson, Director of Video Production were both in attendance at the Mohawk Golf Club to accept this award.

Schenectady County Job Training Agency (SJTA) has continuously partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady to prepare our community’s youth for employment. Paul Brady, Commissioner of Social Services and Bailey Gardine, Senior Workforce Investment Youth Coordinator were both in attendance at the Mohawk Golf Club on May, 16, 2018, to accept the Vincent C. Mastrofrancisco Partners in Program Award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady. Schenectady’s youth will continue to get hands-on work experience with the Boys & Girls Clubs at the city parks, pools and Camp Lovejoy this summer in conjunction with this partnership.

SUNY Albany students from Dr. Elana Gordis’ psychology class have been volunteering in various capacities at the Mont Pleasant Boys & Girls Club since 2009. What originally began as a case study on the impact of violence on behavior has turned into a legacy of volunteerism and love for the youth of Schenectady. On May 16, 2018, Dr. Elana Gordis along with graduate student, Stephanie Emhoff accepted the Vincent C. Mastrofrancisco Partners in Program Award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady.

We also presented the National Youth Service Awards to Holly Litz (5 years), Joe Pryba (10 years), Kristen Kucij (10 years), Marge Maas (20 years), Cindy Phillippe (25 years), Diana Gelfand (25 years), and Tom Isabella (35 years).

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