110 South Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
The “Be Great” gala to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor from 6:00-10:00pm.
Guests will get to rub elbows with the 2013 Champion for Youth Honorees, including Super Bowl Champion cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens, Ladarius Webb, Baltimore Orioles’ outfielder Nick Markakis and his wife Christina, Christopher Walsh President & CEO of Taco Bell of Baltimore, Inc and BGCMB Board Member, and Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps for a night of food, fun, and giving back. Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and 1996 winner of the Black Engineer of the Year Public Service Award will provide the keynote address.
“We’re both honored and thrilled to have participation from such a stellar group of individuals,” says Ken Darden, President/CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore, Inc. Most importantly, this event will highlight the extremely powerful results that happen when people come together to foster the success of today’s underserved youth.”
The evening will include a cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, silent auction, live entertainment by Jazz musician Isaac Parham, dancing, and more. For tickets and more information about the 2013 Be Great Champions For Youth Gala, visit http://bgcmetrobaltimore.org/be-great-gala.
About the Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore (BGCMB)
The Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore seeks to inspire and enable all young people, particularly underserved, at-risk youth in severely distressed communities in Baltimore City, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Boys & Girls Clubs provide a safe haven for more than 4,100 of Baltimore’s children and are making a difference by providing them with life-skills training, meals, academic enhancement programs, and many more services.