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85th Anniversary Gala

Join us for an Era-Themed Gala Celebrating 85 Glorious Years of Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield!

Welcome to an unforgettable evening that transcends time – an event that promises to transport you through the captivating eras that have shaped the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield over the past 85 years. Get ready to relive the nostalgia, the excitement, and the remarkable journey that brought us to where we are today.

Prepare to be swept off your feet as we immerse ourselves in the spirit of the past. From the new age '40s, the groovy '60s, to the electric '80s – this gala will showcase the essence of each decade that has contributed to our enduring legacy of youth empowerment.

As we celebrate this incredible milestone, this gathering isn't just a party – it's a tribute to the generations of young lives we've touched, the mentors who've guided them, and the community that's supported our mission.

Enjoy a night of dancing, laughter, and reflection as we honor the past and embrace the future. Whether you're a part of our rich history or a newcomer excited to be part of our legacy, this gala is your invitation to celebrate with us in style.

Mark your calendar, dawn your favorite vintage or modern formal wear, and get ready for a time-traveling experience like no other. Let's make memories together as we celebrate 85 years of empowering young minds and creating Great Futures at Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield.

Together through time, shaping lives forever.

Sponsorships and Table Tickets

Steak and Steak

Our signature event, Steak & Steak, raises critical funding to support BGCS's mission. Enjoy an evening with a silent auction, VIP party, dinner, and program with a featured speaker. Past speakers include: Patrick Mahomes, Drew Brees, and Travis Kelce.

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The Great Elixir Mixer

A fun-filled event for young professionals! A craft cocktail competition where local bars and restaurants compete to win awards. Attendees sample delicious cocktails, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, and dance the night away with a local band.

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Non-Celebrity Waiter

At this event, our “non-celebrity waiters” serve their tables to earn tips that will benefit our Clubs. The event also features live music and a silent auction. The table that raises the most tips wins some serious bragging rights and a progressive dinner.

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FORE the Kids Golf Tournament

Enjoy golf with your friends for a good cause. All proceeds support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield. After this COVID-19 crisis passes, kids, teens, and their families will need us more than ever.

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Light Up the Future Glow Golf Event

This event is organized by Club Blue, our Young Professionals group. Come enjoy a fun evening of golf in the dark!

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Help Us Ensure Great Futures


We are thankful for our sponsors!