Save the Date for Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at the Ramsey Conference Center to celebrate 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.

2022 Keynote Speaker Coach Ken Carter

Coach Ken Carter’s story of accountability, integrity, teamwork, and leadership changed the trajectory of the lives of high school students in Richmond, California, and inspired the award-winning film, Coach Carter.

Helping Hands Award


Tommy & Chantal Bagwell will be presented with the Phillip Sartain Helping Hands Award in recognition of their unwavering commitment to the lives of thousands of young people.

The Phillip Sartain Helping Hands Award is given annually to those that have – through service, dedication and commitment – improved children’s lives at Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier.

Building Great Futures Partnership Award


King’s Hawaiian 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.

Be Great Gala

Tuesday, October 18, 2022


Ramsey Conference Center at Lanier Technical College
2535 Lanier Tech Drive
Gainesville, GA 30507

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

Ramsey Conference Center at Lanier Technical College

Have You Already Made Your Contribution?

Donors who have been contacted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier to submit your Guest List for the Be Great Gala, please do so here.

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, Habersham, and Forsyth counties. Together we can change lives and reach even more kids who need us. Your contribution to our campaign helps to change the lives of more than 7,500 kids we serve each day.