Live & Local, presented by GoDaddy, returns to the valley on Sunday, November 10. At 6:00 p.m., Desert Ridge Marketplace, located at 21001 North Tatum Boulevard in Phoenix, becomes the setting for this annual event that raises funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS).
“We are very proud of how Live & Local has grown into one of the premier culinary highlights of the year as well as one of the most beloved fundraisers benefiting the youth we serve at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale,” said Robyn Julien, BGCS CEO. “We’re grateful to our sponsors, partners and supporters that help make this such a successful event with a positive impact on the youth in our community.”
As a title sponsor, GoDaddy has presented this event since its inception seven years ago.
“We are thrilled to continue our support of local businesses and musicians – all while giving back to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale,” said Stacy Cline, Director of Corporate Citizenship at GoDaddy. “We are committed to corporate philanthropy locally and nationally. Through that dedication we are able to support causes related to inclusive entrepreneurship, STEM teacher education, as well as meaningful causes such as this event in our local community.”
Hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s Associate Board in partnership with the Arizona Restaurant Association and Desert Ridge Marketplace, the event includes tasting booths featuring popular local restaurants, as well as local brewery, craft cocktail, wine and spirit samplings. Entertainment by Nate Nathan and the MacDaddy-O’s and DJ Miss Mixx will keep the crowd moving as they sip and sample the night away. Confirmed participants include Ketel One Botanicals, Paul Martin’s, The Dhaba, Chef Wade’s Mac & Cheese Truck, Bulleit Bourbon, Grayhawk Golf Club and more.
Tickets ($150 each) include all tasting samples and entertainment, and can be purchased via www.bgcs.org. Proceeds benefit BGCS youth development programming at the organization’s nine sites located throughout the Greater Scottsdale area including the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the Haulapai Nation.
About Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Scottsdale: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) serves 18,902 youth at nine Clubs located within the communities of Scottsdale, North Phoenix, Fountain Hills, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the Hualapai Nation. Research shows that when compared to their peers, Club members have a higher interest in pursuing STEAM careers, volunteer more in their local communities and are more physically active. No matter the circumstances that bring a child to the Club, BGCS youth development professionals help them set and achieve personal, academic and creative goals. BGCS works to prove that every kid has what it takes. For more, visit www.bgcs.org.