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2021 Good Samaritan Tom Burgoyne Tree Planting Ceremony Photos - 7.13.21 > News | Youth Services System, Inc.
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2021 Good Samaritan Tom Burgoyne Tree Planting Ceremony Photos - 7.13.21

The ceremony took place at 10 a.m July 13, 2021, at the YSS Samaritan House, 1050 Eoff St., Wheeling. In attendance were YSS staff members, YSS Emeritus Board and current Board members, Samaritan House residents and local media. The red maple tree was a gift from an anonymous donor who made a $100,000 donation to YSS in honor of Burgoyne. 

For more information, read the press release here.

To donate to YSS in honor of Tom Burgoyne, click here.

 


 

 

 

Tom Burgoyne shoveling dirt on the red maple tree planted in his honor at the Samaritan House emergency shelter.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Left to right, YSS Board of Directors Chair Robert Dobkin, Emeritus Board member Ron Klug, Emeritus Board member and 2021 Good Samaritan Tom Burgoyne and YSS CEO John Moses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left to right, YSS Board of Directors Chair Robert Dobkin, Emeritus Board member and 2021 Good Samaritan Tom BDurgoyne and YSS CEO John Moses

 

 

 

 

 

 

YSS Emeritus Board members Rev. Darrell Cummings, left, and Tom Burgoyne catch up at the tree dedication ceremony at Samaritan House.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YSS founding board member and Emeritus Board member Ron Klug, owner of Klug's Greenhouse, speaks during the tree dedication ceremony about the symbolism of the red maple tree: adaptability, generosity and longevity, all traits he attributed to Tom Burgoyne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Burgoyne speaks at the tree dedication ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YSS Director of Development Terra Crews and Emeritus Board member Ron Klug

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From left, YSS President Tammy Kruse, Director of Communications and Grants Betsy Bethel-McFarland, Chief Financial Officer Emily Eckman and Director of Development Terra Crews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Burgoyne and YSS Chief Financial Officer Emily Eckman