CHICAGO, June 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Off the Street Club (OTSC), Chicago’s oldest boys and girls club, York Utility Services would like to express its sincere thanks and gratitude for its volunteer efforts to provide equipment and crews to clear the bush and walkways and the fences at Camp Mathieu in to repair Wheaton, IL. Especially Mike Carney, founder of York.

YORK UTILITY SERVICES donates equipment, crew, and manpower to help Off-the-Street Club open Camp Mathieu in Wheaton, IL Left to right: Pat Bennett, York Utility Services; Katherine Latham, Founder and Managing Partner, Talman Consultants, LLC, Pamela Pontikis, Talman Consultants, LLC and Michael Carney, Founder, York Utility Services.

The OTSC cares for more than 3,000 children in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the country, West Garfield Park, where crime, gangs and drugs are a daily threat. The OTSC is a place where neighborhood kids have a safe place to learn, laugh, and play with confidence. It is a place where children can really find hope.

They offer various afternoon programs, tutoring and mentoring opportunities for all children who walk through their doors. Off site, they run a number of programs throughout Chicago Land area, including his summer camp, Camp Mathieu in Wheaton, IL. For more information, visit

“On behalf of the OTSC, thank you for helping us make positive changes to our children’s lives,” said Arnett Morris, Managing Director. “With your help, the kids can swap a summer of evasive action against violence, drugs, and gang activity for all of the positive summer camp activities that shape a young adult.”

York Utility Services is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) based in Chicago, Illinois focused on service-oriented civil engineering and electrical engineering. For information visit

“As a small, veteran-owned company, serving the community is in the company’s DNA,” said Michael Carney, Founder of York Utility Services. “We are honored to be working with the OTSC to help them open camp on time so the children can enjoy a wonderful summer.”

The OTSC continues to ask for donations for the # SaveOurSummer campaign. Given the challenges facing children at West Garfield Park, the OTSC provides a safe and memorable summer for 1000 deserving boys and girls each year. For each $ 500 donated, a child who has courageously said no to gangs and drugs is sent to the camp. After all, hope grows in the fresh air and sunshine. Children too. To donate, visit

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