Amelia Island and Nassau County have a wonderful Boys & Girls Clubs presence with 2 physical facilities serving the area, The Miller Freedom Center and The Roberts Learning and Achievement Center.

“The Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.”

The Boys & Girls Clubs are very important to the Miller family.  Many of you have heard me talk about “Pops”.  He was Dave’s father and an inspiration to the many who knew him and to those,  who may not have known him, except through his generosity.

Pops helped to establish The B&GC in Nassau County by spearheading the fundraising campaign and helping to secure the purchase of the land for the Miller Freedom Center.  Over the years Pops gave his time and money to the B&GC Nassau.

Pops’ daughter, Clara Miller (known to many of us as Aunt Vern) continues in his footsteps as President of the B&GCNassau Foundation.

This year’s benefit is now upon us!

Benefit Co-Chairs, Rose Baugh and Nancy Carpenter, along with hundreds of volunteers have a great event planned.

WHERE****The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida

WHEN****Saturday, February 2, 2019  6:00 PM

Cocktail Reception, Dinner, Silent Auction & Live Auction and Entertainment

This year’s entertainment features a live performance by:

Gary Goodman…Comedy Magician, Mind Reader and Illusionist

Check out the fabulous silent auction items here at WWW.QTEGO.NET/QLINK/BGCNASSAU to bid on exciting Trips & Resorts, Hotels & Vacation Home, Local Adventures, Art, Wine & Dine packages, Jewelry, Autographed Memorabilia and more!

No need to be present to win.  The silent auction is conducted by registering your cell phone number.

The auction is up and running so register now and start bidding!



New this year…Here’s a fun, new opportunity to support our Club members by purchasing a custom B&G club member-designed-and-created wine glass for $20. Each glass holds a raffle ticket for a chance to win a mixed case of premier wine. Valued at $400.

I’ll be buying a couple of these!

I am donating an original painting from my new Dutch Still-Life Series.

“FLOWER DRAMA” ala Dutch Still Life

This painting series is inspired by old Dutch and Italian still-life paintings. The series involves a painterly arrangement of flowers and vases with rich dark backgrounds of lush fabrics, wood paneled doors, interesting furniture…many vases or vessels are “found objects”, discovered in antique or vintage shops.

24″ x 30″  Acrylic on Canvas – Framed
Frame – Wood Silver Leaf
1-1/4” canvas floater.

Starting bid $750….$1200 value

Perfect for your Valentine. These flowers last forever!

"Flower Drama" ala Dutch Still Life original painting by Kathy Miller

This is one of the best silent auctions ever! Fabulous trips, beautiful artwork, jewelry, wine and spirits, wine tastings, dinners at local restaurants or in donors homes, local adventures, and autographed memorabilia! Remember you can bid from your phone. You don’t have to be present….(This event sells out every year so if you would like to attend, keep us in mind for next year!)

The featured entertainment is a live performance by Gary Goodman

Comedy Magician, Mind Reader & Illusionist

Gary Goodman began his career at age 12 performing illusions he learned from library books. But it was the famous escape artist, Harry Houdini, that set him on the road to magic.

He has performed his magic for audiences around the world with rave reviews from numerous celebrities, on cruise ships, in Las Vegas and on TV. He continues to relentlessly sharpen and expand his skills in the three major categories of magic: Sleight-of-Hand Magic, Stage Magic, and Grand Illusion.

Help Support Our Local Boys & Girls Clubs By Participating In This Year’s Silent Auction!

Anyone from Anywhere can view and bid on this year’s spectacular items. Bid from your phone or any computer device. Bidding site is up and running. Closes Saturday, February 2 at 9:00 PM. To register your cell phone number and begin to preview items, click on link www.qtego.net/qlink/bgcnassau.


Thank you for paying attention to something that is very important to our family.

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