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BE GREAT Gala 2023 scheduled for October 7 at VEA Newport Beach

The BE GREAT Gala 2023, the premier annual fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Club of Orange Coast, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7 from 5:30-10 p.m. at VEA Newport Beach. This fun-filled, mission-focused evening, complete with dinner, live and silent auctions and special entertainment, will celebrate the club’s mission and the impact it makes on the thousands of youth they serve.

BE GREAT Gala CHOC table

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The CHOC table at last year’s BE GREAT Gala

This year, the evening will honor and recognize The David A. Pyle Family as the 2023 DreamMaker. As philanthropic visionaries and beloved friends of the club, this year’s 2023 DreamMaker’s support has nurtured a legacy of empowerment and growth. The David A. Pyle Family (One Root Foundation) has impacted the lives of our youth, inspiring them to pursue greatness and achieve their greatest potential.

BE GREAT Gala auction

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Checking out the auction table at last year’s BE GREAT Gala

Evening’s schedule:

5:30 p.m. – Registration, reception and silent auction

7:15 p.m. – Welcome and dinner

8 p.m. – Program with mission video & impact moments, Sponsor a Youth, 2023 Corporate Champion (Pacific Life Foundation), live auction, DreamMaker and keynote

9:45 p.m. – Closing remarks, with a post-event reception to follow

RSVP by Friday, Sept. 22 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 714.543.5540, ext. 321.

For more information on the gala and to register, visit www.boysandgirlsclub.com/gala.

VEA Newport Beach is located at 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

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