Live & Local slated to raise money for local Boys & Girls Club

Live & Local returns for another year to raise money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. (Photo courtesy of Tac Coluccio)

Live & Local returns to the Valley at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix, to raise funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale.

“We are very proud of how Live & Local has grown into one of the premier culinary highlights of the year as well as one of the most beloved fundraisers benefiting the youth we serve at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale,” Robyn Julien, BGCS CEO, said in a prepared statement.

“We’re grateful to our sponsors, partners and supporters that help make this such a successful event with a positive impact on the youth in our community.”

As a title sponsor, GoDaddy has presented this event since its inception seven years ago, according to a press release.

“We are thrilled to continue our support of local businesses and musicians – all while giving back to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale,” Stacy Cline, director of corporate citizenship at GoDaddy, said in a prepared statement.

“We are committed to corporate philanthropy locally and nationally. Through that dedication we are able to support causes related to inclusive entrepreneurship, STEM teacher education, as well as meaningful causes such as this event in our local community.”

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s Associate Board will host in partnership with the Arizona Restaurant Association and Desert Ridge Marketplace.

The event includes tasting booths featuring popular local restaurants; local brewery, craft cocktail, wine and spirit samplings. Nate Nathan and the MacDaddy-O’s and DJ Miss Mixx will provide entertainment for the crowd.

Confirmed participants include Chef Wade’s Mac & Cheese Truck; Barrel to Bottle Distribution; Bulleit Bourbon; Casino Arizona; Cult Coffee Roasters; Grayhawk Golf Club; Ketel One Botanicals; Passport Coffee & Tea; and Paul Martin’s; Streets of New York.

Other participants include The Dhaba; Tony Moreno — Bread & Butter and Spritz & Giggles; Wildflower Bread Company; Hensley — 3 Amigos, Roger Clyne and local brands; The Covenant; and OHSO.

Tickets, which will be $150, include all tasting samples and entertainment. Proceeds benefit BGCS youth development programming at the organization’s nine sites located throughout the Greater Scottsdale area including the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the Haulapai Nation.

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