Boys & Girls club plans annual dinner

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica  will hold its annual dinner Oct. 12 at the Billerica Lodge of Elks on Webb Brook Road . Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30. The honorees at this year’s dinner are Bill Downing, a former principal at the Ditson Elementary School and longtime supporter of the club, who is Man of the Year; Colleen Sgroi, a local artist who shares her passion for painting, drawing and mixed media with children in the community, who is Woman of the Year; Charles Foster, who has volunteered countless hours to help ensure the success of the club’s golf tournaments and Relay for Life and is Youth of the Year; and the Country Club of Billerica, which is being honored as Company of the Year for its support of the club. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, visit or contact Dave Bruce, the club’s finance director, at 978-667-2193, ext. 102. The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica offers programming in its main club at 19 Campbell Road and in each of the town’s six elementary schools. Membership is open to boys and girls ages 8 to 18.

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