Mary Markquart Special Events

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During each Club event we showcase local businesses through our silent & live auctions. The auctions are a wonderful way to raise funds to put right into the investment of our area youth! We understand that material things sometimes are difficult to come up with when generating a basket for an event. We want to do it for you! We will purchase items and put together a basket in the honor of you!

Festival Foods Turkey Trot
Thanksgiving Day • Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The Festival Foods Turkey Trot is a family-friendly fitness event that takes place on Thanksgiving Day morning. The event offers a 2 mile run/walk and 5 mile run in seven different communities across the state.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA in each community. 

The event is sponsored by Festival Foods.

This year is the 8th Turkey Trot in Eau Claire. In 2015, both the Boys & Girls Club and the YMCA received over $20,000 from the event proceeds!




11th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner
Thursday, September 21st, 2017
5:00-8:30pm • The Florian Gardens

The annual Steak & Burger Dinner is a special evening where we get to showcase our members to the community. Guests enjoy a fun-filled evening of delicious food, performances from Club members, a silent auction which includes unique member made items and most importantly, the opportunity to get to know the members. To keep the Club’s priorities in perspective, the kids enjoy steaks, while the adults enjoy burgers.

Thank you to our Youth of the Year Sponsor: 

2017 Presenting Sponsors: Festival Foods, Florian Gardens, Offering Hope Foundation, Bernicke Wealth Management, United Bank, WEAU 13 News

2017 Supporting Sponsors: Huebsch Services, Xcel Energy

2017 Dessert Sponsor: C&M Home Builders & Real Estate

10th Annual Evening of Wine & Cheese
Saturday, May 13th, 2017
HOM Furniture - 2921 Mall Drive - Eau Claire, WI 54701

Help support the Boys & Girls Club - Mary Markquart Center in Eau Claire by attending this great Fundraiser!

Featuring: an Assortment of Wines and a Large Selection of Craft Beers, Meats & Cheeses and Heavy Hors d'oeuvres, White Chocolate Fountain and Enticing Desserts, Live Music, & Raffles

100% of Proceeds Benefit the Boys & Girls Club - Mary Markquart Center of Eau Claire, WI

2017 Presenting Sponsors:
HOM Furniture, Festival Foods, WEAU 13 News, River Prairie Wealth Partners, Acquisition Realty & Development, JAMF Software

Lemonade Day - Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Lemonade Day is an event that teaches kids the skills they need to be successful in the future. Youth learn to set goals, develop a business plan, establish a budget, seek investors, provide customer service, and give back to the community. The Boys & Girls Club members will have lemonade stands set up at various locations with all proceeds going back to the Club. Come on down and enjoy a glass of lemonade and make a donation to the Boys & Girls Club!

Thank you to our 2017 Presenting Sponsors:
• Northwestern Bank • Prestige Auto • WEAU 13 News

• Boys & Girls Club - Mary Markquart Center
• Acoustic Cafe
• Best Buy
• The District Company (12pm-3pm)
• Family Video - Golf Road
• Family Video - Madison Street
• Festival Foods
• Fleet Feet
• Hoeft Builders (across from Northwestern Bank)
• JAMF Software (10am-5pm)
• Mayo Clinic Health System - Downtown Luther Campus
• Prestige Auto Mitsubishi
• Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor
• Silver Spring Foods (Mustard Day - 11:30am-2:30pm)
• United Bank
• Walgreens - Hastings Way



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