photo by Jon Robershaw

The Boys & Girls Club of Vista (BGCV) will be holding their signature fundraising night of the year at the Diamond Gala on May 6 from 6 to 11 p.m. In the theme of Mad Men, the event will take place at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa and will feature Randy Jones, San Diego Padres Hall of Fame member, as the keynote speaker. Anne State, three time Emmy Award winner and the anchor of “The Now San Diego,” will serve as emcee and BGCV’s exclusive “Have a Heart for Kids” award will be presented to a special community hero who has made a dedicated difference to improving the lives of Vista’s youth. Tickets are available for $200 and can be purchased at or by calling Ellen Clark at 760-724-6606 ext. 12. Proceeds from the event will go toward keeping membership affordable for all kids ages 6 to 18. For more information about the Diamond Gala or other upcoming events for BGCV visit