FRAMINGHAM – The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest held its 11th Annual Bids for Kids Auction & Gala presented by The TJX Companies, Inc., at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel on October 27.
Guests, sponsors, and honorees attended and participated in an extensive silent auction and raffle, as well as a Fund-a-Need portion of the evening.
The event raised over $160,000 to benefit the quality out-of-school programs offered by the organization.
“I want to thank all of our incredible sponsors and supporters who helped make this year’s Gala such a great success,” said Fran Hurley, President of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. “Thanks to our generous supporters, we are able to provide quality after school programming for over 750 kids each day in the MetroWest community.”
A special thank you to all of the 2016 Bids for Kids Auction & Gala sponsors who recognize the important mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest and are invested in an organization that helps so many young people reach their potential as responsible and productive adults. Sponsors include: The TJX Companies, Inc., Elevation Exhibits & Events, The Demoulas Foundation, Sanofi Genzyme, MetroWest Medical Center, PVH, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Entwistle, Murphy Insurance, The Roger K. Kane Family, Staples, St. Mary’s Credit Union, Berkshire Bank, Ken’s Foods, Middlesex Savings Bank, Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub, Eastern Bank, Hologic, Le Petite Studio, R.W. Holmes Realty Co., and Southboro Medical Group.
The Clubs also honored the 2016 Partners for Youth for their outstanding commitment to the organization: Marlborough Savings Bank, MetroWest Medical Center, and Rosemary Corley, recipient of the 2016 Michael C. Sullivan Memorial Award.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest serves over 3,500 children and youth each year which makes it one of the largest Boys & Girls Club organizations in Massachusetts. Our membership fee is only $25 per year. 2016 marks our 72nd year of providing quality out-of-school programming for the children and youth of greater Marlborough, Hudson and Framingham.
Courtesy photo. (From left) Victoria Mier, Hudson Club member; Michael Rugg, Hudson Club Teen Coordinator; Rosemary Corley, recipient of the 2016 Michael C. Sullivan Memorial Award; Patricia Davidson, Chair of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest Board of Directors; and Fran Hurley, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest.