Frisco, Texas (April 17, 2017) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) announces that their 8th Annual Shrimp & Crawfish Boil will be held on Saturday, April 29th, at the corner of Legacy Drive and Lebanon Road in Frisco. For eight years, the Frisco Bar & Grill has hosted this event at 4851 Legacy Drive. Thanks to the support of surrounding businesses this area takes on a carnival atmosphere with a Cajun flavor with fun and exciting activities for kids and adults. Each year the event has grown in attendance and funds raised to help the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County. With growth of over 20% in 2016 and all three BGCCC Branches growing at double digit rates, this event helps the BGCCC to support more children with programs that help make life changing decisions.
“BGCCC Board Member and past President, Von Best and his wife Rosanne got the idea for this event over eight years ago, it has helped raise needed funds for expansion of our programs to hundreds of additional children as this area grows at a phenomenal pace”, said Mike Simpson, CEO of the clubs in Collin County. “We appreciate the dedication of Von & Rosanne to help our children and for opening their business and that entire corner for a fun community event.”
“The BGCCC has over 3,020 children in our after school and summer programs and with outreach programs, we impact the lives of over 8,500 annually. Our clubs concentrate on three core areas of academic and career programs, development of character and leadership skills and health and life skills. Most people do not understand all that our clubs do to positively impact the children we serve in a safe and nurturing environment on a daily basis.” stated Von Best, board member and owner of the restaurant holding this event.
The Shrimp & Crawfish Boil features outstanding food, fun and games for the kids, Live Music as well as other food and drink specials. A Silent Auction and Live Auction features many items, and is a family fun event from 2:00-7:00 pm on Saturday, April 29th. Admission for adults is $30 which includes the crawfish lunch and kids are $15 which includes a kid’s meal and 10 tickets for games and activities. Admission fees can also be paid by bringing gift cards. Preferred gift cards are VISA or MasterCard, or Target, Macy’s or Best Buy. For more information, go to:
About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County:
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) has been meeting the needs of children in Collin County since 1968. The BGCCC’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The organization currently serves over 8,500 children through its after-school, summer and outreach programs. BGCCC currently provides transportation with 21 buses from 69 Collin County schools and 6 community locations to its branches in McKinney, Frisco and Plano as well as an extension site at Shepton High School in West Plano.