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Youth of the Year Celebration 2017


Join us in celebration of 6 extraordinary youth from Lake County as we announce BGC Northwest Indiana’s Youth of the Year! Your evening will include networking, cocktails, heavy appetizers, games, raffles and the opportunity to meet our most inspiring teens and hear their stories. All teens will be receiving a $2,500 scholarship this evening and our selected Youth of the Year walks away with a $5,000 scholarship. Click HERE to see sponsorship information or to purchase tickets.

The Youth of the Year program is a Boys & Girls Clubs of America program that recognizes teens for outstanding contributions to their family, school, community and Boys & Girls Club, as well as personal challenges and obstacles overcome. Through an exhaustive process six of our Clubs identifies the member that is their best representative. From these six one member is selected as the 2017 Youth of the Year and has the honor to represent Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana State competition. If selected again they then go on to the Midwest regional level – and ultimately can become one of six regional winners meeting each September in Washington D.C. to compete for the National Youth of the Year title.


_DSC0184Since 1987, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana’s has hosted an annual golf classic inviting business and community leaders to help our community by donating to our cause while enjoying a day of golf, fun, and camaraderie. Participants may golf, attend the reception, sponsor a sign at one of the tees, donate to the charity, or donate door prizes. All proceeds benefit the local youth we serve.

To register or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Navada Terry by calling (219) 881-1060, ext. 419 or emailing

Day Of Golf Includes:

  • Lunch
  • 18 holes with cart fee
  • On course refreshments
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Contests and prizes

Annual Steak & Burger Dinner


Get to know our Club members this evening while enjoying delicious eats. Menu includes mini sliders, shish kabobs and french fry bar. This event is an opportunity to personally encounter the young people we serve, ask questions and see first-hand the positive impact our Clubs have in the community! Boys & Girls Clubs give youth the foundation they need to lead a healthy, successful lifestyle.

With your support, kids succeed.

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