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Holiday Happy Hour & Toy Drop

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in Recent Events, Service, Social | Comments Off on Holiday Happy Hour & Toy Drop

Holiday Happy Hour & Toy Drop

Don your most festive attire and join us for our annual Holiday Happy Hour! This year, we’ll be gathering at 57 Degrees in lower Mission Hills to enjoy some craft beer and wine while wrapping toys for the kids of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego! Thursday, December 8th 57 Degrees 6-9 p.m. In lieu of a cover charge, please bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child ages 5-16. Location: 57 Degrees – Craft Beer & Wine Bar 1735 Hancock Street San Diego, CA 92101...

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Rock Climbing

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Join SPARK Ambassadors and friends as we test out our vertical holds on Tuesday, July 19th. After a few hours of climbing, we’ll head over to Ballast Point for some well-deserved frosty beverages. For those who are new to climbing, Vertical Hold will provide all your gear. They also offer belay lessons. Plan to spend around $20-25 with gear rental per person. Please RSVP on Facebook if you’re interested so that we can confirm our group discount and time slot. See you at the...

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Party in the Park

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Party in the Park

Party in the Park

Thank you to the Ambassadors, friends, family, and furry ones who came out for our picnic in beautiful Presidio Park! We enjoyed a competitive game of bocce ball, a friendly corn hole tournament, and even tried out the slack line. We’re thinking this needs to be a monthly event! Party in the Park Saturday, April 16th 12 – 3 p.m. Presidio Park     Additional info: We’ll be set up at the top of the hill at the intersection of Presidio Drive and Cosoy Way. It is labeled “The Arbor” on the park map. Parking is available along Cosoy Way, in the adjacent neighborhood, or in the parking lot at the bottom of the hill. We’ll have blue pop-up tents and the SPARK banner displayed so it will be easy to find us. Dogs are allowed. Alcohol is allowed, but no glass containers please. There are bathrooms close by.   Get directions here:...

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5th Annual SPARK Holiday Toy Drive

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Recent Events, Service, Social | Comments Off on 5th Annual SPARK Holiday Toy Drive

5th Annual SPARK Holiday Toy Drive

  Join us this December for our 5th Annual SPARK Holiday Toy Drive, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. Happy Hour Details Thursday, December 3rd 6-9 p.m. Mission Brewery 1441 L Street, San Diego Don’t forget to wear your ugliest Christmas sweater or holiday attire!  Cover: $20 or one unwrapped gift (value $15+) Ugly Sweater Party Free beer tastings courtesy of Gogobot! Special dessert courtesy of PB Bakery! Ice breaker games with prizes Food Trucks Craft Beer Opportunity Drawings with Great Prizes! Gift Wrapping Station How to Donate: Please bring a new, unwrapped toy or game for a child 14-years or younger Donate online at DonateSDYouth.org (mention SPARK in the donation form) Gather gift donations for our opportunity drawings Previous donations have included gift cards, Padres/Aztecs/Chargers tickets, alcohol gift sets, game boards, gift baskets, etc. If you have donations for our drawing, please email Nicole. Click the flyer to print & share:   Get directions:...

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2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament Was a Huge Success!

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament Was a Huge Success!

2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament Was a Huge Success!

Thank you to all the costumed characters who joined us on Halloween morning for SPARK’s 2nd Annual US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament! 48 teams showed up to play in beautiful Ruocco Park.   Winning Team Congratulations to Cool Runnings who took secured the championship after 7 grueling rounds of cornhole! They took home Aztec tickets, gift cards, Stone beer, a Championship Cornhole Set, and yearlong bragging rights. Thank you again to our sponsors: Title Sponsor: U.S. Bank Presenting Sponsor: GenVest Planning Beer Sponsor: Stone Brewing Apparel Sponsor: J!nx Can’t wait to see you next year! For more pictures, visit the SPARK Facebook...

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US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament

US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament

Join SPARK for the 2nd Annual US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament on HALLOWEEN! Help us change the lives of more than 22,000 local youth this year!   Register Your Team Cost: $60 per 2-person team Registration cost includes tournament play, 2 all-you-can-eat food tickets, and 2 drink tickets.. Tournament Format We will use World Cup Group Play Brackets. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three 3 games. Tournament play begins promptly at 11 a.m. Prizes Winning team will receive a trophy, 8 Aztec Club Level tickets, a Championship Cornhole Set, and yearlong bragging rights. Runner up will win 4 Aztec Club Level tickets and more… Event Details We will have pizza, beer, snacks, and water, but you’re welcome to BYOB/BYOF as well! (Note: Glass bottles are not permitted.) Date & Time: Saturday, October 31 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: Ruocco Park 585 Harbor Ln San Diego, CA 92101 Spectator Tickets Enjoy the event as a spectator for only $15! Includes access to the Games Play Area, 1 food ticket, and 2 drink tickets. If we have additional space, walk-up team registration will also take place, beginning at 10 a.m. Lawn Games Play Area Stink at Cornhole? Try your hand at tons of other fun lawn games! Costume Contest Come in your favorite Halloween costume and win big! Corporate Partnerships Thank you to our current sponsors: Title Sponsor: U.S. Bank Presenting Sponsor: GenVest Planning Beer Sponsor: Stone Brewing Apparel Sponsor: J!nx We are still looking for a few corporate sponsors. Rates start as low as $300! Please contact BGCSpark@gmail.com for more information! All proceeds will fund SPARK activities and giving throughout the holiday season, including Halloween pumpkin carving and the Thanksgiving food basket drive for families served by the local Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San...

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Help Us Celebrate 5 Years of SPARK!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Meetings, Social | Comments Off on Help Us Celebrate 5 Years of SPARK!

Help Us Celebrate 5 Years of SPARK!

In lieu of our September Ambassador meeting, please join us for a celebratory Happy Hour honoring the 5 Year Anniversary of SPARK!   Meeting is open to current SPARK Ambassadors and others interested in joining our group. Click here for...

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Ambassador Happy Hour

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Meetings, Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Ambassador Happy Hour

Ambassador Happy Hour

In lieu of a May meeting, please join us for Happy Hour! We’ll be meeting at Rock Bottom Brewery in UTC on Thursday, May 21st. Click for directions....

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Ambassador Bowling Night

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Ambassador Bowling Night

Ambassador Bowling Night

Thank you to everyone who attended the Ambassador Bowling Night at East Village Tavern & Bowl on Tuesday, March 24th.  It was great to see a mix of current Ambassadors and potential Ambassadors in attendance! A big congratulations to team Sparkling Balls for finishing the night with the top team score of 626, and to Jared DeSpain for coming in with the top individual score at 202! If this was your first SPARK event, and we ‘sparked’ your interest in learning more about our work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego, we invite you to attend our next Ambassador meeting on April 23, 2015. Get involved with SPARK.  View the full bowling event photo gallery on the SPARK Facebook page (and don’t forget to “Like”...

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Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive

Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive

  Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive On December 4, 2014, SPARK Ambassadors and friends came together at Analog Bar for the 4th Annual Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive. Attendees donated more than 200 toys and raised more than $1,000 in raffle ticket sales. All donations benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. A huge thank you to our generous raffle sponsors: Analog Bar, Blue Door Winery, PB Fish Shop, Vin de Syrah, Fitzee Foods, and The Pilates...

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