Tom Lehman will receive Boys Town’s highest award during a visit to the organization’s National Headquarters. The professional golfer is in Omaha, Neb. for the U.S. Senior Open.
Lehman is being honored with this award for his work with numerous charities, most which focus on helping kids. He serves on the Board of Elevate Phoenix, a civic program providing long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth. He is also involved with the following groups—Cortney's Place, McKenzie Monks Foundation, Hopekids, Childrens Cancer Research Fund, The Changing Lives Center for Women and Children, Search Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Big Oak Ranch – a Christian residential care facility for youth.
The children and staff will present Mr. Lehman with the Father Flanagan Award for Service to Youth, named for the organization’s founder, Father Edward Flanagan. The award is given to individuals who dedicate themselves to helping children. The person must have made a significant contribution to the youth of our nation and continue to further influence young people by an exemplary public and private life.