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February 6, 2024 | Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford has announced the 2024 Great Futures Celebration. This year’s event will be held on May 9 at the South End Boys & Girls Club.

The theme of this year’s event is Clubchella: Setting the Stage for Success. It honors the importance and value of arts, music, and culture in the lives of Hartford Youth. The event also celebrates the expansion of music, dance, and arts programs available at no additional cost to Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford. The evening will include performances from Club Members in these programs as well as headlining acts Savage Pianos and Mass-Conn-Fusion.

The Great Futures Celebration is Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford’s signature fundraising event which is critical to provide high-quality programming in safe and enriching spaces at a low cost. Membership to Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford costs families just $10 an academic year, while the true cost per Member is more than $2,000.

Following the moto of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, “Great Futures Start Here,” the Great Futures Celebration honors the remarkable impact our Clubs have on youth in the Hartford area. Our 2024 Youth of the Year and Junior Youth of the Year will be introduced and will share a bit of their personal journeys toward a great future.

Tickets for Clubchella: Setting the Stage for Success are on sale now and are available at


About Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford fill the gap between school and home, providing a welcoming and positive environment for thousands of youth each year. Founded by four women in Hartford in 1860, Boys &  Girls Clubs of Hartford has the honor and distinction of being the nation’s first Club and maintains  traditional clubhouses and school-based sites throughout Hartford and in Windsor. More than 160 years later, we continue to be at the forefront of youth development, working with young people from various economic, social and family circumstances. Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens – putting them on a path to a great future. For more information, please visit