Boys & Girls Club of Coachella Valley Grand Auction and Gala Set

It is that time of year again when Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley presents their annual over-the-top Grand Auction and Gala, “Celebrating our Desert Gems,” Saturday, March 11 at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa.

At 5 p.m. a hosted cocktail reception welcomes guests in an oversized ballroom filled with wall-to-wall tables offering up hundreds of “something-for-everyone” silent auction items.

It truly is a sight to behold and to experience.

The excitement heightens at 6:30 p.m., in another ballroom nearby, when 500 guests will enjoy a delicious dinner and an on-going spectacular live auction. During the evening, the Bianco family, will be honored with this year’s 2023 Champion of Youth award.  BGC’s highest award will be given in grateful recognition of their unselfish devotion to the Coachella Valley youth, community, and Boys & Girls Club.

“It’s with great gratitude that we present the Bianco family with our highest honor, the champion of youth award,” said President and CEO, Quinton Egson. “The Bianco family have been generous supporters and advocates of youth for decades. Their tireless support has impacted the quality of life for many families residing in the eastern Coachella valley – they are difference makers!”

To continue their legacy to Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley, the Bianco family’s business, Anthony Vineyards, is the inaugural Clubhouse Sponsor, and have chosen the Coachella Club as the recipient.  Opportunities are available for the Mecca, Indio, or La Quinta Clubs.  These purposeful sponsorships ensure hot meals, provide proven educational programs, and offer a safe place for thousands of kids who think of these Clubs as their second home.

It is the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley to save and enhance the lives of the young people of our community, especially those with economic and/or social needs by offering “a safe haven” and meaningful youth development services provided by a caring and qualified staff.

Tickets to this event are selling out fast. For more information, please contact Bridget Kerr Director of Special Events at (760)-836-1160 ext. 105; or go to www.bgcofcv.or/events.

Photo caption above: Edith, Dominick, Bobby and Harlene Bianco


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