Poettker Construction Co., along with its business partners, donated $25,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois from proceeds raised at the 2017 Poettker Construction Golf Classic “Building For Heroes,” which was held on July 28 at Governors Run Golf Course in Carlyle.
“We sincerely appreciate the support we received from our friends, business partners, sponsors and participants of this event! This annual event gives us a chance to give back to the community which we have been a part of for 37 years”, said Kevin Poettker, BBBS board member and director of business development for Poettker, which is based in Breese, Ill.
Proceeds from the tournament will be used to support BBBS’s mission to help children realize their potential and build their futures. Since 1980, BBBS of Southwestern Illinois has provided mentors for more than 500 youth facing adversity in Clinton, Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties.
“Big Brothers Big Sisters has a strong presence within the Southwestern Illinois community,” said Natalie Jablonski, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois, based in Belleville. “We are honored to recognize our volunteer mentors and youth they serve through this generous ongoing partnership with Poettker Construction.”
To learn more about BBBS of Southwestern Illinois, visit www.bbbsil.org/.
PHOTO ABOVE: From left: Natalie Jablonski, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois, and Kevin Poettker, BBBS board member and director of business development for Poettker Construction Co.
PHOTO BELOW: The Poettker and BBBS golf committee members and volunteers.