For the second consecutive year, the Boys and Girls Club of Door County received the “Honor Award for Overall Program Excellence” at the recent national conference of the Boys and Girls Club of America held in Chicago. With the recognition comes a $5,000 award from the Metlife Foundation. The “Honor Award for Overall Program Excellence” is presented to a club that has conducted the best overall program, as determined by entries in each of the organization’s five core program categories, character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, and, sports, fitness and recreation. The local club also picked up a prestigious “Mac” award, given to clubs who have demonstrated excellence in marketing. The Door County club’s holiday mailer, designed by Eric Minten, picked up a silver award in the Publicity and Media Relations category from the national organization.