Many of you saw BCI on Fox2 news. The story, in two segments, showed the importance of “Sheltered workshops” and an opposite opinion. The second segment was parents reaction to the opposite opinion and why employment is more than a paycheck to their children. I can’t tell you enough, what an amazing family we have at BCI! The story was published on Fox2’s website and shared on BCI’s Facebook. Over 300,00 people viewed the feature and most responses (thanks to your support) were positive, heartfelt and intelligent. BCI will continue telling the importance of options in employment for adults with disabilities. Each of us choose employment for different reasons, disability or not.
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Boone Center Inc. (BCI) is hosting the 19th Annual Wing Ding Fundraiser at the St. Charles Family Arena on Thursday, June 15th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This annual event benefits BCI’s employment services for adults with disabilities. The Wing Ding is a 19-year tradition developed to raise awareness and money for the organization and its employees. The “all-you-can-eat wings” event will feature wings and other dishes from over 15 local restaurants. The Wing Ding will also feature live music from Trixie Delight, and generous sponsorships from Kohrs Truck & Auto Repair and Miller Lite. Ticket information for the Wing Ding: $35 general admission ticket includes all-you-can-eat wings and two
Andrew’s Hugs will present Rock 'n Roll...and Hugs 2017 on April 8 at the UAW Hall at 1395 Pearce Blvd. in Wentzville. Tickets are $20 and include beer, soda and water. Guests may bring in food and additional beverages. Food trucks will also be available. Tickets may be purchased from Erin Lechner at BCI-St. Peters, online at www.andrewshugs.com, or by mail to: Andrew's Hugs, 5 Dewberry Ct, Wentzville, MO 63385. Andrew’s Hugs formed after the passing of Andrew Norton. Andrew worked at BCI for three years and was known as a social leader within the company. Andrew had Prader-Willi Syndrome, a chromosomal disorder that affected him both mentally and physically. Andrew had an extremely active s
In less than six months, Boone Center, Inc. (BCI) has significantly increased its staff structure and reorganized roles due to the growing demand of its programs and services. BCI, a human resource and logistics business headquartered in St. Peters, has delivered business processing services for over 50 years. Its nonprofit, Boone Center, helps adults with disabilities find meaningful employment through programs that partner with businesses. The staffing structure increased starting with the hire of Elizabeth Arciszewski. Arciszewski joins BCI as its employment support specialist and will report to Katie Jones, who is now BCI’s director of Organizational Employment Services and Political Act