June 2010

Eleventh Annual Gentlemen’s Cooking Classic – Shreveport, LA, June 26
We are helping sponsor this food event featuring premier chefs as a fundraiser for Southern University-Shreveport.

Jake Owen Raborn Foundation – West Monroe, LA, June 26
We will donate to the “Shake ‘4’ Jake” fundraiser to provide financial assistance to families enduring pediatric cancer care.

Healthy Start Baby Shower – Arcadia, LA, June 25
This group’s goal is to decrease infant mortality through health education with events such as this community-wide “baby shower.”

Celina Chamber of Commerce Balloon Festival – Celina, TX, June 24-27
We will donate to the balloon festival with some 12,000 in attendance each year.

Mabank Fire Department – Mabank, TX, June 21-26
Our store will contribute to Western Week and the rodeo, which is 55 years old in 2010.

Jim Bowie Days – Bowie, TX, June 20-26
Our store will again contribute to the annual festivities in Bowie.

Bids For Kids – Tyler, TX, June 20-29
This online auction helps the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Smith County.

Bids for Kids – Tyler, TX, June 20
We will help sponsor the Bids for Kids online auction for Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County.

Audie Murphy Day Celebration – Farmersville, TX, June 19
Our store will again donate to the festivities remembering a hometown hero.

72nd Fort Griffin Fandangle – Albany, TX, June 17-26
Since 1938 the Albany community has held entertainment, food and fellowship for families at the “fandangle.”

Comanche Community Rehab Project – Comanche, TX, June 13-18
Some 300 volunteers are expected this year in this clean-up and maintenance project that benefits Comanche.

Texas Chest Foundation –Tyler, TX, June 13
We will sponsor camp for area kids with asthma.

CAC of Van Zandt County – Canton, TX, June 12
Our store gives to the Children’s Advocacy Center and will this year help sponsor the group’s 5K race.

American Cancer Society – Ashdown, AR, June 12
We will sponsor a team in the Relay For Life event.

Pickups and Pearlsnaps – Tyler, TX, June 12
We are proud to help sponsor the 23rd annual Tyler Cattle Barons’ Gala at The Park of East Texas in Tyler for the American Cancer Society.

Overton Bluegrass Festival – Overton, TX, June 11-12
The 21st annual music festival keeps bluegrass alive in Overton.

Franklin County Relay for Life – Mt. Vernon, TX, June 11
Our store will help sponsor the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event in Franklin County.

The Lions International Club – Greenville, TX, June 5-6
Our stores will sponsor a hole at the group’s charity golf tournament.

Mt. Pleasant Rodeo Association – Mt. Pleasant, TX, June 3-5
We will sponsor a wall sign at the rodeo this year.

2010 Empty Bowls – Shreveport, LA, June 3
Our company will help sponsor this benefit for the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana.

Arkadelphia Little League – Arkadelphia, AR, June 1
Our store is glad to help out again this season with sports programs for children and youth.

Strategic Action Council – Shreveport, LA, June 1
We support the council and its work for economic development in the area.

Smith County Champions for Children – Tyler, TX, June 1
We are sponsors of this nonprofit group that helps improve education in Smith County schools.

Quinlan ISD Education Foundation – Quinlan, TX, June 1
We are proud to contribute to the foundation that provides grants to fund special math, science and language studies.

Terrell High School Baseball – Terrell, TX, June 1
We are proud to support Terrell High School’s baseball programs.

Texas Rose Festival – Tyler, TX, June 1
BGC has announced its commitment to help sponsor the Texas Rose Festival in Tyler this year.

Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children – Waco, TX, June 1
Our store in Robinson is pleased to support the group and its programs to help victims of violence in the region.

Chapel Hill ISD  – Tyler, TX, June 1
We gladly donate to the CHISD’s Teacher of the Year program.

Winnsboro Rodeo Association – Winnsboro, TX, June 1
Our store has agreed to contribute once again to the WRA and its popular events.

Cedar Creek Country Club – Kemp, TX, June 1
We will sponsor a sign for tournaments at the club.

Seagoville Youth Sports Association – Seagoville, TX, June 1
Our store will contribute to the little league football program for SYSA.

Neal McCoy’s East Texas Angel Network – Longview, TX, June 1
We support the network that improves lives of east Texas families who have children with serious or life-threatening illnesses.

Rose City Kiwanis Club’s Children’s Charities – Tyler, TX, June 1
We are proud to give to the many worthwhile programs the Rose City Kiwanis Club members provide for children and youth each year.

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