Holiday luncheon benefits Scottsdale Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale kicks off its holiday season with its annual “Visions of Sugarplums” holiday luncheon, boutique and fashion show Nov. 23 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale.

Casey Figurski a recipient of the Auxiliary Scholarship the past four years, will be the featured speaker at this year’s “Visions of Sugarplums” luncheon.

The event, which begins at 9:30 a.m., has raised over $1.5 million for the Auxiliary of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. The money is used to support scholarship recipients.

This year marks the 35th year for the holiday luncheon. The boutique includes designer decor, vintage treasures, gourmet foods, handcrafted items and gift baskets. Activities also include a life and silent auction, the luncheon and fashion show.

Guest speaker Casey Figurski is 22 years old and recipient of the Auxiliary Scholarship four years in a row. She will speak at the luncheon about the impact the clubs have had on her life.

Miss Figurski began attending the Boys & Girls Clubs when she was in second grade, stating, “It was a great place to grow up and have strong, positive role models and mentors.”

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University in May 2015 and is thankful to the auxiliary and club for the opportunities they have given her. She studied family and human development and has a certificate in child life.

Individual tickets are $85 each and tables of 10 are available. To purchase tickets, contact Debbie Johnson at 480-980-6432 or purchase tickets online at

A portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible.

With a membership of more than 100 women, the auxiliary helps to support more than 18,000 students in eight branches and 12 outreach sites located in Fountain Hills, Scottsdale, the Northeast Valley, Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community and the Hualapai Indian Community in Peach Springs.

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