Farewell reception to honor Boys & Girls Club official

A reception will be held to honor Leslie Peters, chief professional officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson County, who will be leaving the local agency in August, according to a spokesman.

Peters will become director of organizational development for the Southwest Region of the Boys & Girls Club of America. His new role will include working with the states of Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas.

A farewell reception will be held in Peters’ honor at Southeast Arkansas College’s Workforce Development Center, 2505 W. 18th Ave., July 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Everyone who worked with Peters during his time with the Boys & Girls Club here is invited to attend, a spokesman said. Details: Contact Kali Walker at The Alliance at 535-0110.