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Score Big at the Night of Champions!

Come Laugh and Have Fun at the 40th Annual Night of Champions Gala and Auction

September 18th, 2017: Mesa, AZ – The 40th Annual Western Refining Bids for Kids Night of Champions Gala and Auction hosted by Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley, is October 21st at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass.

It’s an evening of top-notch entertainment and buzz-worthy auction items! Special guests include guest speaker Coach Dan Majerle, a former NBA All-Star, Olympian, and World Team member; national headliner comedian and wildly talented impressionist Frank Caliendo; and guest host Dave Pratt, “The Morning Mayor” of the TV show Dave Pratt Live. Two sensational highlights of the Night of Champions are the live and silent auctions, where guests may bid on exciting items such as restaurant certificates, jewelry, vacations, family activities, and much more. Don’t miss out on the most electrifying night of the year!
Since 1963, Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley has delivered quality programs for youth developing self-esteem, character, and healthy lifestyles in safe environments. The Night of Champions is Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley’s key fundraising event of the year, and contributions made during the event provide over than 11,000 club members with great programming including art, music, technology, tutoring, and sports. If you wish to make a contribution or would like to purchase event tickets, please visit https://givinggreatfutures.org to learn more.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley serves more than 36,000 youth annually with educational, fun and healthy programs and opportunities at our 11 branches and the Mesa Arts Academy for over 50 years! Our mission is to fill the opportunity gap and provide necessary programs to school-aged youth between the ages of 5 and 18, who participate in after-school and summer activities in the areas of education, recreation, peer leadership, substance abuse prevention, performing arts, and physical fitness, where members learn computer skills while using state-of-the-art technology, receive assistance with their schoolwork, and interact with trained staff and volunteers who serve as role models and mentors.

Learn more at http://www.clubzona.org   https://www.facebook.com/clubzona, and https://twitter.com/clubzonabgc  @clubzonabgc on Instagram




Tax Credit Program 2017


How Your Arizona Tax Credit Can Help Our CLUB KIDS!





Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organization (Formerly known as the Working Poor Tax Credit)
All Arizona taxpayers qualify for a 2017 "tax credit" of $800/married couples and $400/individuals on your state taxes through the Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organization. This is a straight deduction from your Arizona state taxes. You also have the opportunity to support our Mesa Arts Academy through the Arizona Public School Tax Credit.

Individual Tax Credit Donation - EXAMPLE
1)   Arizona Qualifying Charitable Tax Credit        = $400
2)  Arizona Public Schools Tax Credit                 = $200

TOTAL REFUND from your Arizona state taxes   =   $600!

Arizona Public Schools Tax Credit Information ~ Mesa Arts Academy
Arizona taxpayers ALSO qualify for the Public Schools Tax Credit of $400/married couples and $200/individuals.  This is a straight deduction from your Arizona state taxes!  The Mesa Arts Academy was recently named an Arizona "Lighthouse" School, ranking in the top 4% of all public schools in the state.  Your support will help us to continue to provide top rated academic staff and programs!


DID YOU KNOW?
a.  Boys & Girls Club members are 25% more likely to graduate from high school, and are three times more likely to volunteer in their community!
b.  100% of every Tax Credit Dollar goes directly to support programs and opportunities provided for our more than 36,000 youth and teens at our 12 East Valley branches each year!
c.  80% of Club Alumni say the Club had a positive impact on their attitude towards fitness and health!



Tax Credit Deadline:  December 31, 2017 for Federal and  April 15, 2018 for State of Arizona

Tax circumstances are different for everyone; please consult your tax advisor in order to 
receive the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit and/or the Public School Tax Credit for this year,
donations must be received prior to filing your taxes.  Your support is instrumental in helping boys and girls
throughout the East Valley! You may designate your Arizona Charitable Tax Credit gift to one of the
branches and/or school.

Arizona Public Schools Tax Credit Information ~ Mesa Arts Academy

Arizona taxpayers ALSO qualify for the Public Schools Tax Credit of $400/married couples and $200/individuals. 
This is a straight deduction from your Arizona state taxes!  The Mesa Arts Academy was recently named an Arizona
"Lighthouse" School, ranking in the top 4% of all public schools in the state.  Your support will help us to continue to provide top rated academic staff and programs!


2016 Night of Champions            Purchase Ticket




















DID YOU KNOW?
a.  Boys & Girls Club members are 25% more likely to graduate from high school, and are three times more likely to volunteer in their community!
b.  100% of every Tax Credit Dollar goes directly to support programs and opportunities provided for our more than 36,000 youth and teens at our 12 East Valley branches each year!
c.  80% of Club Alumni say the Club had a positive impact on their attitude towards fitness and health!



Download Arizona CharitableTax Credit and Arizona Public Schools Tax Credit Brochures by clicking images below.
Arizona Charitable Tax Credit




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