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Big Beach Bash May 2 at Peninsula Yacht Club benefits BBBS

Sally Ashworth, Cathy Bentz and Kerri Dobi at the 2018 Beach Bash

Big Day at the Lake launches May 2 with the Beach Bash at The Peninsula Yacht Club in Cornelius. Put on your beach clothes and enjoy food and drink, music, games and a live auction.

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 $30 in advance, or $35 at the door. Click here to purchase tickets online.

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

This year Big Day at the Lake will be held on Saturday July 20.

Three corporations are Presenting Sponsors this year: Atrium Health, Champion Tire and Wells Fargo. This year’s fund-raising goal is $150,000. More than $100,000 has been raised so far.

Thanks to businesses and individuals, Big Day at the Lake is responsible for sending more than $​1.1 million for Big Brothers Big Sisters since its inception in 2003.