Scottsdale 20-30 Sets Record Raising Over $350,000 on behalf of Local Children’s Charities at 23rdAnnual NiteFlite

NiteFlite(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – On Friday, October 12th and Saturday, October 13th over 3,000 Valley VIPs, attended the 23rd annual NiteFlite event, presented by Scottsdale 20-30. As one of Scottsdale 20-30’s largest events of the year, NiteFlite set an event record raising over $350,000 in two nights. Over the past four years, NiteFlite has raised more than $1,000,000 on behalf of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale and other local children’s charities.

The event was supported by a variety of major sponsors who helped to make the evening possible including our Elite Sponsors: Nova Home Loans, The Mint, MiCamp, Surety Placement Services, Tiffany & Bosco, Arizona Materials Group and many more.

"NiteFlite has become one of the premier benefits in Scottsdale," said Chris Karas, NiteFlite Chairman. "We have been hosting this truly special event for 23 years, offering attendees a way to give back to Valley children at two exciting evenings with levels of vibrancy that are unlike any other."

On Friday, October 12th, guests golfed the night away at the moon-lit golf tournament held at Continental Golf Course. While on Saturday, October 13th, the elite Valley crowd at Talking Stick Resort perused the red carpet, enjoyed cocktails and champagne and relaxed at the Cigar Lounge while indulging in culinary treats from some of the Valley’s hottest restaurants including Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Talking Stick Resort, Sol Cantina, Flo’s, My Fit Foods, Cookies From Home and Sprinkles Cupcakes. Entertainment was provided by national recording artist Kelley James, local cover band Elvis Before Noon and DJ PBody. In addition, guests were treated to live fire and mermaid shows provided by Valley-based Scandelesque. The evening was hosted by 2012 Miss Arizona Erika Frantzve.

For more information on Scottsdale 20-30 visit www.scottsdale2030.org.

About the Scottsdale 20-30

Scottsdale 20-30 was founded with the single objective of supporting children’s charities. By hosting special events including NiteFlite and Brokers for Kids, Scottsdale 20-30 draws the community together to raise funds for, and to educate our citizens about the financial, medical, and emotional needs of Arizona’s children. Scottsdale 20-30 members come from all professions and walks of life. Scottsdale 20-30 differs from other service organizations in that we not only raise money for children’s charities, but also encourage "hands on" interaction with the children we support. This active participation serves to strengthen our relationships with those we serve, maintains motivation, and produces a high degree of personal satisfaction. Scottsdale 20-30, consists of 50 business and community leaders under the age of 40, provides an opportunity to develop leadership skills, foster personal growth and develop lifelong friendships, while positively impacting our local community.