Every year, we commemorate someone who has demonstrated remarkable achievement throughout their lifetime and has created lasting, positive change for the Rochester community. ‚Äč

Our 2019 Gala was a Success!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for an all-American tribute to Theresa Mazzullo, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Thank You To Our 2019 Major Sponsors

2019 Lifetime Achievement Gala

Theresa Mazzullo, CEO of Excell Partners, was honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented by ESL Federal Credit Union, the celebration and fundraising event drew more than 300 guests to the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and commemorated the tremendous impact that Theresa has had when it comes to investing in Rochester’s businesses and individuals. Together, we were able to raise $150,000 for the Club!

Watch Theresa’s Tribute Video

2018 Lifetime Achievement Gala

In 2018, Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester proudly honored Nelson Leenhouts and his late brother, Norman, commemorating the tremendous impact the twin brothers have had on Rochester through business and philanthropy. The celebration and fundraising event, presented by M&T Bank, drew more than 400 guests to the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and raised more than $160,000 for the local youth development organization.

Watch the Leenhouts Tribute Video

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