WE HAD A BLAST on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 aboard the Gateway Clipper for our 3rd Annual Great Futures Gala!
Our 2017 Youth of the Year is
Ionie Banner from the Shadyside Club!
Left to right: Don Michel, Vice Chair of the Board, Ionie Banner and E.J. Ferris
Congratulations to all of our Branch Club Youth of the Year and Dapper Dan Sportsperson of the Year!
Left to right: Lorin Welsh (Carnegie), Matthew Zyra (Dapper Dan Sports Athlete of the Year), Isaiah Blanchard (Sto-Ken-Rox), Nathaniel Mosely (Duquesne-West Mifflin), Jamar Mosby (LaRosa), Skylar Buchman (Northern Area), Ionie Banner (Shadyside), Jackson Blaufeld (Joe Gordon Volunteer of the Year) and Qiyadar Muqtadir (Estelle S. Campbell).
Jackson Blaufeld - Joe Gordon Volunteer of the Year
Thank you to our Emcee and Boys & Girls Club Alumni Ron Smiley!
You were OUTSTANDING!
Thank you to the extermely talented, singer/songwriter and Club alumni Vanessa Campagna for gracing us with your gift of song!
Thank you to all of our Youth of the Year Mentors. It was an honor having you to inspire our youth!
14-year LPGA tour veteran and current LPGA performance coach
Singer-Songwriter and Boys & Girls Clubs alum
CEO of Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. and race director for Pittsburgh Marathon
General Manager of ROOT Sports Pittsburgh
Former Steelers linebacker and two-time Super Bowl champion
Former Steelers Quarterback and 15-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion
Former Steelers defensive back and current judge in Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County
Total money Raised by our Candidates:
Congratulations to our Winners:
The Three Little Pigs representing the LaRosa Club
who raised $21,995
Congratulations to our second place winner:
Chris and Lauren Miladinovich who raised: $16,075
Chris and Lauren also were awarded the
2017 Commitment to Youth Award
Congratulations to our third place winner:
Dave DiGirolamo raised:$15,050
Check out the FUN Backdrop Pictures!