2019 GALA-BRATION
Frequently Asked Questions

We look forward to seeing you at the GALA-BRATION on March 22!
Below are details for the upcoming event.

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What is the timeline for the evening?

6:00 p.m. - Guests begin to arrive. At this time please grab a cocktail or glass of champagne and some delicious hors d’Oeuvres, check out and bid on auction items and mingle with friends old and new.

7:00 p.m. - Event Begins. Bud Mingledorff, Emcee welcomes guests followed by entertainment by members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton and your choice of beef, fish or vegetarian dinner and live auction.

**Auction item check-out will begin approximately 15 minutes after final bidding.

PLEASE PLAN TO STAY FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT! You won’t want to miss the special surprise at the end of the evening!


The invitation says “Black Tie Optiona1.” What should I wear?

Ladies may wear a formal full-length gown, cocktail dress or dress pants. Gentleman are welcome to wear tuxedos, but a suit is perfectly fine as well. Please feel free to wear whatever makes you feel comfortable and ready for a great night out!


Where should I park?

Complimentary valet service is available upon your arrival at the Montage. If you would like to self-park you are welcome to park your car in the valet lot across the street from the Montage.


Is there a hotel block available?

Yes! Montage Palmetto Bluff is offering hotel rooms at 20% off of the best available rate for Friday, March 22, 2019 for gala attendees. Please visit www.montagehotels.com and enter promo code ‘boysandgirls’ when making your reservation. Based upon availability.


Are volunteer opportunities available?

Yes! This event would not be possible without the help of our incredible volunteers! We need help with everything from event check-in and check-out, auction spotting and more!

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Katie Danbury at 843.757.2831 or katie.danbury@bgclowcountry.org.


I can’t attend but want to support the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton. What Can I do to help?

Thank you for supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton GALA-BRATION! This is the Club’s largest annual fundraiser that helps us to support our mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as a productive, caring, responsible citizens. You can support the event by serving as an event sponsor, placing an advertisement in our event program, donating an auction item or making a monetary donation.

Thank you for your kindness!


Have questions? Need more information? Please contact Katie Danbury at 843.757.2831 or katie.danbury@bgclowcountry.org.