Youth First holds “Breakfast of Champions” Tuesday morning


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Youth First held their annual “Breakfast of Champions” Tuesday morning to honor community leader and former board member Dan Arens.

The organization provides masters-level social workers in area schools and prevention programs for youth and families.

Arens is receiving the 2019 “Champion of Youth First Award” for his substantial work in the community.

He continues to volunteer for the organization and Youth First staff stays he’s been instrumental in helping them grow and sustain their ability to help Tri-State youth.

Arens said, “People in this room collaborate on many fronts across many, many different ways and that to me was truly a blessing.”

This was the 12th year a “Champion” was honored.

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(This story was originally published on October 22, 2019)

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