Rob Lowe to Headline Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee's 2014 GREAT FUTURES GALA, 3/27

Rob Lowe to Headline Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee's 2014 GREAT FUTURES GALA, 3/27

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, (BGCMT) will welcome multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner, Rob Lowe as the featured Hollywood Celebrity at this year's Great Futures Gala. This accomplished actor will headline the 2014 Great Futures Gala to be held on March 27, 2014 at the Omni Nashville Hotel.

Rob Lowe is most recently known for his Golden Globe nominated portrayal of Dr. Startz in Behind the Candelabra and as Chris Traeger on the hit TV show Parks and Recreation. However, Lowe may be best known for his roles in The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire, Wayne's World, Tommy Boy, The West Wing and Brothers & Sisters. Lowe's acting career includes six Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. He was nominated for an Emmy as outstanding Lead Actor in a TV Drama Series and Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series for his role as Sam Seaborn, Deputy White House Communication Director on The West Wing. Besides Lowe's distinguished acting career he also was selected as one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People Alive.

Funds raised from the Great Futures Gala supports the operation of five area Middle Tennessee Clubs in Davidson and Williamson counties and community outreach programs serving over 2,500 youth in 2014. All funds raised will go to support local youth in Middle Tennessee.

"The Great Futures Gala is truly the 'must-attend' charity event in Middle Tennessee," said John D. Winnett, the chief development & external affairs officer of BGCMT. "Each year, we bring Hollywood's top talent to the Nashville stage an opportunity that allows Club members to see a 'star' performing in their honor. Our supporters get an up-close glimpse into the star's personal and professional life during their on stage interview. Fifty Boys & Girls Clubs kids, including the 2014 Middle Tennessee Youth of the Year, will be rewarded with seats closest to the celebrity, even positioned in front of all event sponsors. This one-of-a-kind event truly is an ultimate night out rewarding our best kids."

To learn more about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee visit Follow the Clubs at or

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee: For more than 111 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee has provided a fun and safe environment for youth to learn, play, meet new friends and grow. From tutoring and career exploration to sports, arts and community service, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee provides top-quality academic and social programs to over 2,500 Middle Tennessee youth, ages 5-18, annually. Whether it is learning how an individual can make a difference in his/her community or learning how to play basketball - the Clubs strive to help youth feel important and put their dreams of a great future within reach.

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