On the Road 2014: BGCM Raises Over $330K

By September 15, 2014News & Events, Uncategorized

The 18th Annual On the Road Event was held on Saturday, May 31st at Happy Hollow Club where the 340 attendees were encouraged to sport festive golf attire in light of this year’s Country Club theme. The VIP Patron Party kicked off the evening at 5:30 pm, followed by a cocktail reception. Guests were greeted at the doors by Club kids as they were seated for a sit-down dinner, program and live auction. The evening festivities concluded on the front lawn with a live performance by local band Pat O & The Show giving guests the opportunity to dance the night away and enjoy the beautiful summer evening.\n\n\n\n“I couldn’t be happier with the results of On the Road. This event helped raise funds for the metro area Clubs to continue to provide a safe, nurturing environment for city youth,” said BGCM Guild President Samantha Wahl. “I am so proud of all the hard work everyone put into this amazing event, thank you.”\n\nNotable speaker of the evening was the 2014 State Youth of the Year, Jabaree Culliver of Westside Boys & Girls Club. In his speech, Jabaree detailed his struggles with the burden of having to exude constant strength as he painfully witnessed his mother battle stage four colon cancer, and how the Club was a great support system and second family to him during this time. A standing ovation was followed by his speech.

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