04/21/2012 (10:52 pm)
ST. CHARLES COUNTY • Longtime banker and civic leader Darrell B. Roegner, who died last November, will be honored posthumously at the annual awards banquet of Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles.
Roegner was chosen by the civic group for this year’s Lifetime of Progress award in recognition of his business, civic and charitable activities over the years.
At different times he chaired the boards of Partners for Progress, the Salvation Army of St. Charles County and the St. Charles Community College Foundation.
He also helped organize countywide campaigns to pass and continue a sales tax that helps pay for road construction. He also was on the boards of Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Peters, the Tri-County YMCA and Habitat for Humanity.
The banquet will be at 6:30 p.m. May 4 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles.
Among other honorees:
* Education Progress Award: the River City Robots, which works on robotics and technology with children and teenagers.
* Health Progress Award: Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Peters and Progress West Healthcare Center for its anti-obesity program.
* Quality of Place Progress Award: Team Target, a group of volunteers from Target stores who played a major role in the MO’ Cowbell Half Marathon put on by the partners group last fall.
* Leadership Progress Award: Shared by St. Charles County government and city governments across the county for working together to secure state and federal funding for completion of the Page Avenue extension.
* Economy Progress Award: General Motors’ Wentzville plant for its expansion plan.
Banquet tickets are $100 per person. For more information, call 636-441-6880, extension 254.
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