The 9th Annual Be Great Celebration Dinner Returns



After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s 9th Annual Be Great Celebration Dinner returns to support Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach. The dinner will take place Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Quail Ridge Country Club, 3716 Golf Road, Boynton Beach, Fla. 33436. Proceeds will fund summer camp initiatives.

“We are looking forward to a wonderful dinner with all of our friends and supporters after two years of not having the event,” said Co-Chair Susan Mullin. I’m happy to be a part of the worthwhile organization that continues to do so much for our children in the community.”

Longtime supporters of Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Kirsten and Tom Stanley, will be honored for their consistent support over the years. Guest speakers will include Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s Director of Project FACT (Fathers and Children Together), Shamus Gordon and Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach’s 2022 Youth of the Year Finalist, Aryatha Dornezon, who was awarded a four-year college scholarship for her achievements. Guests will also enjoy a violin performance from Delray Beach Club members.

Leading the charge are Co-Chairs Susan Mullin and Kathie Walker. Honorary Chairs are Kristen and Tom Stanley. Committee members are Sue Ambrecht, Cackie Austin, Jennifer Coutler, Lisa Delafield, Virginia Kinsey, Muriel Losee, Polly Maroni, Patsy Mayer, Sacha McGraw, Terry Parsons, Anne Seidlitz, Jorgette Smith, Margie Warwick and Lynn Wilkins.

The Be Amazing Sponsors include Joel Altman Charitable Foundation, Mrs. Catherine Austin, Mrs. Kenneth Ambrecht, Diana and Arthur Bauernfeind, The Harvey Family and The George Swift Jr. Family Foundation.

The Be Great Sponsors include Martha Hartfiel, Northern Trust Delray Beach and Christy and Meredith Sadler.

The Be A Hero Sponsors include Melissa and Marc deBaptise, Polly and Kevin Maroni, Nor’Easter Foundation, Stephanie and Jim Seaborg, Jorgette and John Smith, and Juliet and Alex Warner.

The Be A Friend Sponsors include Marilyn and Joseph Benoit, Kathy and Joe Hardiman, Connie and Peter Lowenstein, O’Toole Family Foundation, Mary Anne Shula, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart and Shipley, PA, on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. David P. Vitale Jr. and Nancy and Robert Wibblesman.

Underwriters are Peggy and Peter Kross, Muriel Losee and Guy Pratt and Kathie and Rob Walker.

For tickets or sponsorship information for the Be Great Celebration Dinner, please contact Nicole Miranda at (561) 676-5472 or

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