7 Youths Wow the Crowd at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Gala
The Event: Celebrate Youth Gala: An Enchanted Evening
The Cause: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Event Date: March 4, 2023
Location: JW Marriott Camelback Inn
Presenting Sponsor: Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.
Youth of the Year Finalists: Bella from Hartley & Ruth Barker Branch | Rose from Lehi Branch | Caden from Mary Ellen & Robert McKee Branch | Marie from Red Mountain Branch | Yvonne from Thunderbirds Branch | Amelia from Vestar Branch | Jaylin from Virginia G. Piper Branch
Chair: Andrea Robertson
Dollars Raised: $1 million
Entertainment: Violinist & singer/songwriter Bruce Kirkwood
Emcee: Javier Soto
Auctioneer: Trey Morris
Notable Moments: The seven outstanding youth finalists were each selected by their Club for their community service, academics and leadership. After each of them shared their inspirational stories throughout the evening, a very special announcement was made: Jaylin Wilson, an eight-year member, was chosen as the 2023 Youth of the Year competition winner, and now she will go on to compete at the state level next month.
Photos courtesy of Yeung Photography