Julie Fuerstenau, Board Member of the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown was presented the 2017 “Transforming Lives Award” at the January 18 Board Meeting. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by a Board Member who selflessly gives back as an advocate for our organizational mission. Julie has been a member of the board of Directors since 2009. She has served numerous roles on committees including: Human Resources, Camel Races, and Capital Campaign Marketing. Julie has volunteered her time as a Youth of the Year Judge for our local competitions and has assisted with special events including our Halloween Party and Tackle Football Extravaganza.
Julie is also an engaged parent, as she has a daughter enrolled in our Kidscope program. She always ensures that our programs and staff members have the day-to-day tools and supplies to execute our programs. Her generosity shines as she recently donated a play kitchen set to the pre-school, helped equip our 5th and 6th grade area, and provided 25 wrapped gifts for our staff holiday party.
Julie is a tremendous public relations arm for our organization. Whether she is recruiting volunteers for a project, soliciting businesses for a donation, or leading a committee, her enthusiasm overflows and is truly contagious! Julie has truly rolled up her sleeves and gone to work for the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown. She has an incredible attention to detail and a big heart in giving back to children. In her time on the Board, Julie has contributed hours and hours of her time and talents. Julie will be a Board Member who continues to contribute to building great futures in our community.