B2B Bags Tournament to benefit KidsMatter
The Naperville Chamber Team B2B is again sponsoring its annual Bags Tournament to benefit KidsMatter on Oct. 19 at Players Indoor Sports, 1740 W. Quincy Ave., Naperville.
The event features competitive and social brackets, food and beverages, and boards for non-competing attendees. Bring the family; kids younger than 12 admitted free. Sign-in begins at 11 a.m., and the tournament will run from noon to 5 p.m.
Learn more about cost and to sign up at www.napervilleb2bbags.com/about-the-tournament.
Kids’ Best Friend Awards to honor local leaders
This year’s Kids’ Best Friend Awards Benefit will honor two local leaders and an international business whose efforts have improved the education of children.
Awards will be presented at The Education Center’s annual event Oct. 18 in the Lisle/Naperville Hilton grand ballroom.
This year’s award winners are:
Kids’ Best Friend Award — Dawn Newman, principal at Newman Architecture
Business Partner Award — Molex Incorporated
Making a Difference Award — Dr. Kathryn Birkett, superintendent of schools, Indian Prairie School District 204
The Education Center, 113 E. Van Buren, Naperville, is a nationally recognized children’s organization that for more than 30 years has been helping kids succeed in school and in life.
Tickets to the award dinner are $125 a person. To purchase them, call 630-420-7807 or visit www.TheEducationCenter.org.