Hampton, VA. – The excitement is building as ESPN’s; Jay Harris is set to emcee the highly anticipated 36th Annual Steak ‘N Burger Dinner. The event, hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula (BGCVP), promises an evening of community, celebration, and meaningful connections.

Scheduled for March 21st at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, the Steak ‘N Burger Dinner has become a cornerstone in our community, bringing together leaders, supporters, and residents for a night of celebration and purpose. This year, the esteemed Hampton City Vice Mayor Jimmy Gray will lend his inspirational voice to kick off the festivities. Also in attendance will be the City of Hampton Mayor, the Honorable Donnie Tuck, Councilman Chris Bowman, Councilwoman Hope Harper, and Councilwoman Martha Mugler. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula President & CEO, Hal Smith, and Board Chair Stephen Sigmon are also set to give remarks and present awards.

Each year, the Steak ‘N Burger Dinner offers the opportunity to celebrate and honor the Club’s “Youth of the Year” finalists as they tell their stories of perseverance. Throughout the evening’s festivities, patrons will enjoy delicious food, fun conversation with Club members, adorable talent, and the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Awards. To close out the evening, the regional “Youth of the Year” winner will be announced and awarded the Tommy Olaisen, Jr. Memorial Scholarship and will represent BGCVP in the statewide “Youth of the Year” competition. “The Steak ‘N Burger event is a powerful expression of our commitment to empowering the youth of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula. Honoring the “Youths of the Year” underscores their resilience and potential, fostering a community that invests in their dreams. This event is more than a celebration; it is a collective pledge to provide opportunities and empower tomorrow’s leaders,” said President & CEO Hal Smith. During the event, Lifetime Achievement recipients William “Bill” Saunders, Harry Simpson, D.D.S., and The Honorable George Wallace will be recognized.

Event Details:

Date: March 21, 2024

Time: Doors open at 5:30 pm, event starts promptly at 6 pm.

Venue: Hampton Roads Convention Center

Attendees can secure their tickets, sponsor the event, and learn more by visiting https://www.bagclub.com/events/steak-n-burger/