Welcome to the 2018 Youth of the Year Annual Dinner on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:00pm at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, NY.

We are delighted to be honoring First Central Savings Bank, Scott Molina, President of Resorts World Casino New York City, and D. Thomas "Tommy" Ruttura, President of Ruttura & Sons Construction for their commitment to the children of our community. We will also be selecting our 2018 “Youth of the Year”, a prestigious honor that celebrates teens whose Club experience has empowered them to find their voice and achieve academic and personal success.

To purchase a ticket or to find out about our sponsor opportunities, please click on the link below, or call Vanessa Carter at (718) 441-6050, ext. 207, or email her at vcarter@metroqueens.org. Thank you for your consideration and for helping our children to lead productive lives. CLICK HERE TO BECOME A SPONSOR

Click HERE to download the invitation

Click below to learn more about our honorees:


Sponsorship opportunities include recognition in the Journal, mention in all media releases and newsletter, signage at the event, and recognition from the podium.

36 Tickets (3 Tables) & Double Gold Page listing as Presenting Sponsor, preferred Seating

24 Tickets (2 Tabels) & Gold Page Ad, preferred seating

20 Tickets (2 Tables) & Silver Page Ad

12 Tickets (1 Table) & Bronze Page Ad

10 Tickets & Full Page Ad

6 Tickets & ½ Page Ad

I cannot attend but would like to sponsor a child


$3,500 Outside Back Cover                            $1,500 Bronze Page

$3,000 Inside Front or Back Cover                $1,000 Full Page

$2,500 Gold Page                                            $500 Half Page

$2,000 Silver Page                                          $250 Third Page

Journal Ad Specs {for the best results, ads are preferred in the following dimensions}

Full Page: 5" x 8"      Third Page: 5" x 2 ½          Half Page: 5"x 4"

Electronic files preferred. Please email PDF or JPEG files to vcarter@metroqueens.org. Please note BGCMQ can only gurantee publication of advertisements received with payment on or before APRIL 4, 2018

Thank you to our generous Sponsors to-date

Youth of the Year Sponsor

Leadership Sponsors


Mentor Sponsor

Opportunity Sponsor


Friend Sponsor



Sponsor A Child

110 Sand Company    Benjamin Klemanowicz, P.C.      


Media Sponsor

110-04 Atlantic Avenue /
Richmond Hill, NY 11419 /
Tel: 718-441-6050