The Be Great Gala celebrates those who have helped us fulfill our mission through the annual Futures for Kids Campaign, giving youth the opportunities they need to graduate high school with a plan for the future to become responsible, caring, productive citizens.

2019 Be Great Gala

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 5:30 – 8:30 p.m

Reception followed by dinner and program

Keynote Speaker

Allison Massari

Keynote speaker Allison Massari is listed as one of the Top 10 Best Speakers for “motivation” and “personal development” in the United States by Meetings & Conventions Magazine for three years in a row. Allison has been featured on media outlets across the country.

Helping Hands Award

John Gram

Long-time Board Member and Club supporter John Gram will be receiving the prestigious Phillip Sartain Helping Hands Award. This award is given annually to an individual that has – through service, dedication and commitment – improved children’s lives at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier. John has served on BGCL’s Board of Directors for over 34 years, seeing the organization through several phases, such as the merger with Girls Inc. and subsequent name change, a capital campaign, and the expansion from one site to 15 sites.

Building Great Futures Partnership Award

Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

Hargrove Engineers + Constructors will be receiving the Building Great Futures Partnership Award. Each year, this award is given to a partner that has demonstrated a commitment to young people in our community through leadership and service. Hargrove Engineers + Constructors has gone above and beyond in efforts to be involved and raise funds through the annual Rubber Duck Derby in addition to supporting BGCL through the annual Futures for Kids campaign.

Ramsey Conference Center at Lanier Technical College

You Can Help

We count on the support of community members, like you, so all children have access to our programs. With a contribution to our Futures for Kids campaign, you can join us in our quest to give kids the tools they need to BE Great in and around Hall and Forsyth County. Together we can change lives and reach even more kids who need us. Your contribution to our campaign helps the change the lives of the hundreds of kids we serve each day. For more information, e-mail Joyce Wilson or give her a call at 770-532-8102.