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If you or your business is interested in supporting our mission, learn about each of the sponsorship opportunities for the following events in our 2019 Giving Package by clicking here or contact email@example.com.
Annual Dinner | Feb. 28, 2019 at 5 p.m. | The Henderson Beach Resort
Join us on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Henderson Beach Resort for the Boys and Girls Club of the Emerald Coast’s Annual Dinner.
The evening will include a sit down dinner and awards program recognizing key volunteers, community leaders, staff and Club members who have helped increase the impact of Boys & Girls Clubs in Northwest Florida.
Tickets are $50.
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Golf Tournament | May 3, 2019 | Emerald Bay Golf Club
Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast for a charity golf tournament to help fund the Clubs’ mission of creating great futures.
Mac & Cheese Festival | May 19, 2019 | Destin Commons
Thought macaroni and cheese was just for kids? Think again! Join us at the first Mac & Cheese Festival in our area benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast. This family-friendly event will feature gourmet, chef-inspired twists on the South’s favorite comfort food. Local restaurants will be competing for the best mac in town. Be there to sample everything for yourself and cast your vote!
Purchase samples for $1 each the day of the event, or pre-pay online at 850Tix. Samples will be for sale at Destin Commons starting at noon the day of the event.
All proceeds from this event will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, which works in our community to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence through its programs focused on academic success, good character and citizenship and healthy lifestyles.
Stake & Burger | August 29, 2019
The annual Stake & Burger dinner offers community members a chance to enjoy an evening learning about the impact of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, hearing from Club members and alumni. This incredible fundraiser features a celebrity speaker, a delicious meal and more.
Great Futures Breakfast | October 11, 2019 | Destin Life Center
The Great Futures Breakfast serves as the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast’s largest pledge drive, encouraging all those who attend to commit to give between $250 and $10,000 for the coming year. In addition to enjoying a delicious hot breakfast and networking opportunities, attendees will hear from community leaders and Club alumni on the tremendous impact the Clubs have on our community, and all funds raised will help the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast continue its mission of teaching our youth to become productive, caring and responsible citizens.
Tickets for this event are not for sale to individuals. Attendance to this exclusive pledge drive is by invitation only through the Boys & Girls Club or a table captain.
If you’re interested in attending or being a table captain, please email firstname.lastname@example.org expressing your interest.
#GivingTuesday | December 3, 2019
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.
Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources.
Merry Little Christmas Concert | December 2019
Get into the holiday spirit with the Merry Little Christmas Concert! Featuring a curated silent auction perfect for some last-minute gifting and your favorite sounds of the season, this fundraiser invites the community to enjoy an evening of music performed by the Emerald Coast’s best local musicians.
Mac & Cheese Festival | March 8, 2020 | Destin Commons
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast (BGCEC) is excited to announce the date for the 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival at Destin Commons has been set for Sunday, March 8, 2020. Save the date for the cheesiest fundraiser on the Emerald Coast!
Featuring gourmet, chef-inspired twists on the South’s favorite comfort food, this family-friendly event pits the area’s favorite restaurants against one another in a competition to see who has the best mac on the Emerald Coast. The 2019 winners were Basil and Baxter’s Kitchen and Cocktails (People’s Choice), Red Fish Taco (Judge’s Choice), and Panera Bread (Kid’s Choice). With more than $30,000 raised and 3,000-plus attendees, the first Mac & Cheese Festival along Florida’s Emerald Coast was a huge success. Proceeds from the event benefit The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast.
“Our first Mac & Cheese festival exceeded our expectations,” Shervin Rassa, CEO of BGCEC, said. “We were blown away by the community’s excitement about the event and support of our mission.”
Next year’s event promises to be even bigger and better. The cost to attend will be $25 for adults and $10 for kids ages five and up and include an unlimited number of samples. Tickets are on sale now at www.850tix.com. Chefs or restaurants interested in participating in next year’s festival, should e-mail email@example.com. Sponsorships are also available. For more information about BGCEC, visit www.emeraldcoastbgc.org.