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Houchens donates $15K to B&G Club Teen Center

Dion Houchins, CEO of Houchens Industries presents a $15,000 check to Boys & Girls Club of Butler County.L to R: Bruce White, Dion Houchins, and Amamda White.

The Boys & Girls Club of Butler County held its Teen Center Banquet on Monday, December 18, at Cool Springs General Baptist Church.  

The guest speaker for the evening was Dion Houchins, CEO of Houchens Industries, which is the largest employee-owned corporation in America.

Houchins spoke about the spirit and hard work they see in Butler County supporting the Boys & Girls Club.  

He presented a $15,000 check to the Boys & Girls Club of Butler County Teen Center.

The Teen Center will be located at the Tyler Street facility and opens on January 8, 2024.

The Teen Center will target the community's teens (12-18 years of age) to engage them in workforce readiness technology to prepare them for potential employment within the community.

Elementary students attend clubs at North Butler Elementary and Morgantown Elementary after school.

The Butler County High School boys' basketball team was invited to the annual meeting for dinner and were recognized by Bruce White.


Also in attendance was Second District Magistrate Kevin Phelps and Boys and Girls Club board member Barry White, both who were members of the BCHS basketball team that went undefeated during the regular season in 1974.


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