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Boys & Girls Clubs of Hutchinson to Host Retirement Celebration for CPO Skip Wilson

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – A Retirement Celebration for longtime Chief Professional Officer with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hutchinson (BGC Hutch), Skip Wilson, is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16th.

Wilson announced his retirement earlier this year following a 32-year career. He helped start what was then known as the Kids After School program in Reno County in 1990. The program merged with The Boys and Girls Clubs of America in 1994.

“We’re in a great place with the Boys and Girls Clubs,” Wilson said. “That’s why I felt like it was the right time to make this move.”

Today, BGC Hutch serves nearly 1,000 youth across two campuses.

“The popularity of our program, what’s made it so successful is the people,” Wilson said. “That speaks highly of our program and of our community, they’ve really supported us.”

Current Director of Operations, Lance Patterson will assume Wilson’s role effective August 26th. Patterson started with BGC Hutch in 2004.

Tuesday’s celebration is come and go from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Clayworks at Disability Supports, 1125 N. Main St. in Hutchinson.