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Beach Bash April 19 at Peninsula Yacht Club

Mayor Pro Tem Mike Miltich and wife Ann strike a festive pose at last year’s Beach Bash

Big Day at the Lake 2018 launches Thursday April 19 with the Beach Bash at The Peninsula Yacht Club in Cornelius. Put on your beach clothes and enjoy food and drink, music, a raffle and a live auction.

Gail Williams, Arlene Arciero and Sen. Jeff Tarte at Beach Bash ’17

All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas.

The Beach Bash fundraiser starts at 6 p.m. downstairs at The Peninsula Yacht Club, 18501 Harbor Light Blvd. The cost to attend is $25 in advance, or $30 at the door.

Big Day at the Lake puts at-risk youngsters from Big Brothers Big Sisters and their ​mentors—Big Sisters and Big Brothers—out on Lake Norman and Mountain Island Lake for a full day of fun each year.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday July 21.

Two businesses are Presenting Sponsors this year: PayPal and Champion Tire. This year’s fund-raising goal is $100,000.

Thanks to businesses and individuals, Big Day at the Lake is responsible for raising over $​1 million for Big Brothers Big Sisters since its inception in 2003.

To donate items for the auctions, or for more information about this year’s event, call 704-560-7534 or 704-895-1335. Big Day at the Lake updates can also be found online: Facebook Big Day at the Lake. Buy tickets at https://bbbscentralcarolinas.org/events/big-day-at-the-lake/beach-bash