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Boys & Girls Club puts a new spin on their annual FIESTA fundraiser

Written by The Bee

May 26, 2020

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FIESTA On-the-Go puts the focus on supporting local businesses.

Usually the FIESTA Margarita competition is a must attend summer bash which brings over 700 people together to celebrate summer, sip margaritas and award trophies to the winners.  This year with restrictions on large gatherings and the restaurant industry reeling from the shutdown the Club opted for something much different.

The FIESTA On-the-Go shifts the event venue to local restaurants and stretches the event from one night,  to the months of  July & August.  The Club is compiling coupon offers from local restaurants which it will compile into a Fiesta Package Book.  FIESTA goes can purchase a package which includes the coupon book, event t-shirt, raffle tickets and ballots to vote for their favorites!

“There is no charge for restaurants to participate, we are truly looking for a way to support the local businesses who have always been there for the Clubs. The goal is to drive business to the restaurants while still celebrating FIESTA in a whole new way.  The FIESTA is usually one of our biggest fundraisers bringing in over $50,000 for the Clubs, this will in no way replace that funding, but it is the right thing to do.  We are a part of the community and this is a fun way to encourage everyone to support local businesses.” Stated Autumn Boyle-Robinson Club CEO.

The Club is also looking for local artists to design the event t-shirt.  Email your original design to [email protected] by June 1st.  Art must be margarita themed, artist must be 21+. Winner will win a FIESTA On-the-Go package and a Margarita basket.

FIESTA On-the-Go packages will be on sale starting late June. Restaurants and local businesses who want to participate should contact Autumn at [email protected]

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most to realize their full potential as productive caring and responsible citizens.  The Club has four locations; 2250 Highland Rd, Bullhead City AZ 86442, and  1975 Arie Avenue, Laughlin NV 89029, and  5890 Hwy 95, Suite F, Fort Mohave 86426, and the TEEN Center at 967 Hancock Rd. Bullhead AZ 86442.  The clubs provide after school programs and summer day camp to over 1,600 students annually.

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