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2/3/2014 - The Wakeman Boys & Girls Club Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse has been honored as a ‘LEED platinum’ building

 The Wakeman Boys & Girls Club Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse has been honored as a ‘LEED platinum’ building, the highest award offered by the U.S. Green Building Council, demonstrating Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The clubhouse is the first Boys & Girls Club to receive this award. Joining the award ceremony are, from left, (front row) Wakeman clubhouse members Jayvon Snider, Jannette Latorre, Tyler Lopez, Paola Chaves, Haniel Jeremy, Jasiyah Scott and Billy Narvaez, (back row) Pat Rose, Rose-Tiso & Co.; Mayor Bill Finch; Joel Smilow, philanthropist; state Rep. Auden Grogins; Dick Galvin, chairman, Wakeman Boys & Girls Club Board of Trustees; Nick Makes, Turner Construction and member of the Wakeman Board of Trustees; and Peter Zannis, Turner Construction. (Cathy Boatwright photo)