The Boys & Girls Club of Vista (BGCV) will be holding their signature fundraising event for the year at the Diamond Gala on May 16 from 5 to 10 p.m. The casino-themed night takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Carlsbad and will feature the special keynote speaker Scripps Health Executive Director of External Affairs and national news icon Susan Taylor, as well as entertainment provided by jazz and soul singer Maria Antoinette and the BGCV’s youth symphony, The Soaring Strings. BGCV’s exclusive “Have a Heart for Kids” award will be presented to the Vista Del Norte PTA President Joe Green. Tickets are available for $150 or $280 for two and can be reserved by calling 760-724-6606. Proceeds from the event will go toward keeping membership affordable for all kids ages six to 18. For more information about the Diamond Gala or other upcoming events for BCGV visit