LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, OH – As EDGE Teen Center wraps up its 10th anniversary year, the local non-profit is launching an annual awards program to honor individuals and businesses who partner in its mission to empower local teens.
This year’s award winners are:
Legacy Award – Annie Droege, a longtime EDGE leader from 2013-2019 who was instrumental in creating the successful and sustainable model for programming used at EDGE, collaborating with community experts in ways that brought great impact to teens, and mentoring many current EDGE staff members.
GOAT Volunteer Award (greatest of all time) – Tony Siegmann, a jack-of-all-trades and selfless volunteer willing to be “on call” who works quietly behind the scenes to help maintain the EDGE facility and ensure EDGE remains a safe, welcoming place for all teens.
Trifecta Award – Barclays, a global financial services company whoseHamilton Operations Center has for several years contributed significantly to the EDGE mission through both financial support and colleagues volunteering their time, talent and skills to support EDGE teens.
EDGE will recognize the award winners at its premier annual fundraising event, Give Teens the EDGE, on February 8, 2020.
This adults-only event is held at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel and starts at 6:30 pm. The talents of teens are showcased throughout the evening with entertainment provided by Lakota West High School jazz musicians and interactive dinner stations prepared by Chef Tyler Simpson and teens at the Butler Tech Culinary Arts program. Auction items, basket raffles, interactive games and teen trivia round out this casual annual event. Tickets are $50/person or $350 for a table of eight. Reservations can be made at www.edgeteencenter.com.