Great Futures Gala
- Charity & Causes
- Gateway Clipper Fleet, Pittsburgh PA
On December 4th at 6:00PM we are proud to present an exclusive screening of DOIN' IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC. This award winning film explores the definition, history, culture and social impact of New York's basketball scene, widely recognized as the worldwide "Mecca" of the sport.
Over the years thousands of kids have played basketball at the Shadyside Boys & Girls Club. We feel our unique culture allows each child to experience so much more than just top-flight instruction. Our Youth programs are the building blocks for essential life skills including: teamwork, patience, self-confidence and leadership. Beyond these the importance of performing well, learning new things, and making new friends are intangibles that provide benefits beyond measure. We are dedicated to our Basketball program at “the Club” and need your support.
Our recently initiated fund dedicated to Capital Improvements has already provided for the refurbishing of the Gymnasium floor and we will use the proceeds generated from this event for further improvements (i.e. painting and protective wall pads for the Gym, etc.).
We know you will be as inspired as we are by our program and this film. Join us in honoring our Coach George Siford, his colleague Mr. Carl Parker, our new Director Dave DiGirolamo and many of the other coaches and staff.
We would like thank our special sponsors for the event: Buffalo Blues and B2 Restaurants!
ADVANCED TICKETS REQUIRED
We appreciate your support.
*If you can’t attend and would still like to make a donation, please consider doing so through this venue or feel free to send it to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania c/o the "Shadyside Gym Improvement Fund" 5432 Butler Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201.
For additional information please contact our Event Chair Rachel Blaufeld: firstname.lastname@example.org
To view the trailer of the movie DOIN' IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC visit: http://doinitinthepark.com
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania has been in operation for over 125 years as a staple in the community with a mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Further, our core belief is to provide: a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals, life-enhancing programs and character development experiences, hope and opportunity. We currently serve over 7,000 youth each year in our eight branch sites throughout Allegheny County. When schools are out, the Club is in. We operate during after school hours and throughout the summer bringing all young people ages 5-18 programs in Sports, Fitness and Recreation, Education and Career, the Arts, Character and Leadership Development, and Health and Life Skills. We strive every day to ensure every young person who enters our doors has the best opportunity of a Great Futures.
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