NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Castino Painting and Home Services of Northbrook, IL announced today the recipient of the first Castino Diamond Charity Award – Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois.
In early August of 2010, Castino experienced the tragic death of a 20-year employee Larry Diamond. In Diamond's honor, owner Roger Castino established the Castino Diamond Charity Award. Twice per year, Castino will donate $3,000 in labor and materials to a deserving charity on the North Shore or Chicago area.
Castino customers were asked to submit the name of a deserving charity. "We would like to thank our valued customers. They stepped up and submitted numerous charity names for our consideration. We have many customers who devote their time and energy to helping a cause. We are proud to help the Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois as our first Castino Diamond project," said Roger Castino, owner, Castino Painting and Home Services.
"We are so honored to have been selected as the first recipient of the Castino Diamond Charity Award. Boys Hope Girls Hope helps academically capable children who are at-risk and in-need to meet their potential by providing family-like homes, opportunities, and education through college. We have three 100-year-old homes in Evanston which are always in need of repair work, and we greatly appreciate the wonderful benefits this award will provide," said Pat Hughes, Executive Director, Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois.
About Castino Painting and Home Services
Castino Painting and Home Services, Inc. of Northbrook, IL was founded in 1974 to provide painting services to the North Shore. Since then, Castino Painting and Home Services has experienced remarkable growth to become the leading service company on the North Shore and parts of Chicago.
Castino Painting and Home Services now provides 15 specialty services including: interior and exterior painting; flood, fire and mold remediation; carpet, rug, & upholstery cleaning; carpentry/handyman services; roof snow removal; wallpapering; snow plowing; faux finishing; floor refinishing; stucco; gutter cleaning; plastering; plumbing; electrical; carpet purchasing and installation and carpet stretching. Castino Painting maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and an A-rating with Angie's List. Castino's web site address is www.castinopainting.com and phone is 847-729-3200.
About Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois
For the past 31 years, Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois has offered scholarships to Chicago area children who are academically capable – all of whom come from families deeply troubled by poverty, homelessness, gang or domestic violence, drug use and other seemingly insurmountable challenges. They empower children, through education, to break the cycle of poverty that can trap families for generations. Boys Hope Girls Hope is a privately funded, non-profit, multi-denominational organization that provides at-risk children with a stable home, high quality education, and the support they need to reach their full potential. They accept motivated and capable Scholars who possess the desire to change their lives. Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois web site address is www.chicagobhgh.org and phone 847-920-2783.
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