***NEW DATE***

Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Reception followed by dinner and program

Ramsey Conference Center at Lanier Technical College

2535 Lanier Tech Drive

Gainesville, GA 30507

Please note: Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier is closely monitoring COVID-19 regulations and guidance and will amend the program format if needed. To participate in the Be Great Gala, annual campaign pledges must be submitted by November 20, 2020 and fulfilled by December 31, 2020.

Herschel Walker led the UGA football team to a national title, eventually becoming a 3x All-American athlete in football and track. In addition to his many professional athletic achievements, Walker continues to be an advocate for mental health and physical fitness.

Mona Dixon, 2010 National Youth of the Year, was once homeless and had to do her homework under the street lights. Now she’s pursuing her Ph. D at Arizona State University.

 

2020 Award Recipients

Helping Hands Award

Duane Hinshaw

Duane Hinshaw will be presented with the Phillip Sartain Helping Hands Award in recognition of his unwavering commitment to the lives of thousands of young people, colleagues, volunteers and BGCL employees.

The Phillip Sartain Helping Hands 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.

Building Great Futures Partnership Award

Fieldale Farms 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.

 

For more information, contact Joyce Wilson at jwilson@bgclanier.org or 770-532-8102 ext 306.

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.

 

Ramsey Conference Center at Lanier Technical College

2535 Lanier Tech Drive

Gainesville, GA 30507

 

Please note: Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier is closely monitoring COVID-19 regulations and guidance and will change the event format if needed. All attendees will be notified by email of any changes.

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 to change the lives of the hundreds of kids we serve each day. For more information, email Joyce Wilson or give her a call at 770-532-8102 ext 306.