INDIANAPOLIS – On July 3 at 11:30, Marianne Glick, Director of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Family Foundation and Tina Cloer, President of the Children’s Bureau will gather with students from this year’s Pro-100 program for a celebration lunch in the penthouse suite of the Ivy Tech Culinary Center located in the former Stouffers Hotel. Eighty-two youths from this year’s Indianapolis based program will have an opportunity to interact with their peers and learn about scholarship opportunities available through the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Family Foundation. The learning will continue when the students depart promptly at 12:15 for a tour of the Glick History Center located at the Indiana Historical Society.
Pro-100 was founded by Gene B. Glick thirty-two years ago and is the city’s longest running summer youth employment program. The six-week program provides working and learning experiences for economically-disadvantaged youth. Through this employment opportunity, teens practice personal responsibility, develop basic life values, and learn new academic, career and technical skills. Pro-100, a lasting vision of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Family Foundation, is run through the Children’s Bureau and works in partnership with Butler University, Indy Urban Acres, IUPUI, Ivy Tech, Marian University and the University of Indianapolis, to offer unique work and educational experiences.
“The Pro 100 program goes to the heart of the Children’s Bureau’s mission to support and assist at-risk youth and their families,” said Children’s Bureau’s President and CEO, Tina Cloer. The real world skills the kids take away from Pro 100 are invaluable and will benefit them tremendously in their future.”
Children’s Bureau is a well-established nonprofit working on behalf of abused and neglected children and families in Indiana. Through our more than 17 programs, we act as an advocate for all children and families focusing on those that are at-risk. We provide a full array of community based prevention and intervention services and work in partnership with the Department of Child Services and various other community organizations statewide. Currently, we provide child and family social services in 47 counties throughout Indiana to nearly 37,000 annually. More information about Children’s Bureau is available at www.childrensbureau.org.