Celebration and Fundraiser for Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center, May 18, 2024

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Dear Friends,

We are excited to announce the second annual Betsy’s Bash, a celebration and fundraising event at the Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center on Saturday, May 18, 2024, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Betsy's bash group of people enjoying dinner at the event

This next gathering of Penn’s Pals will be a celebration of the legacy and impact the center has had on countless generations of youth, staff, and families since Mrs. Betsy first opened the doors in 1964. This year is also the 60th anniversary, so it promises to be a truly spectacular gathering of friends, family, and community.

Mrs. Betsy’s vision of a camp focused solely on the health, well-being, and education of the youth of North Carolina has carried the center from 1964 to the present, ensuring the positive and transformative impact of the camp experience on thousands of children.

We hope this celebration will become a pillar of the Rockingham County community for years to come, demonstrating the deep impacts of the Penns’ dream to make a difference in the lives of North Carolinians, one child at a time. Serving over 7,000 youth every year, the Penn 4-H Center stands as one of the leading youth development centers in the state of North Carolina.

We now ask you to consider joining Penn’s Pals to support the Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center by attending the 60th Anniversary Celebration on May 18, 2024, and/or by becoming a sponsor of the event. We appreciate any support you can provide as we strive to make a difference in the lives of young people.

Please visit go.ncsu.edu/betsysbash to purchase tickets or sponsorships online with a credit card, OR see the sponsor documents to sponsor by check. We appreciate your support and look forward to celebrating with you in 2024!

For more information, visit BJP’s website or contact Center Director Stacy Burns at stacy_burns@ncsu.edu or 336-349-9445.

With Gratitude,

Penn’s Pals

* Betsy’s Bash is a fundraiser at the Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center. Proceeds will support the Friends of Penn fund, which benefits the highest priority needs of the Penn 4-H Center. Funds supporting Betsy’s Bash are collected and managed by The North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit with tax ID # 56-6049304. You will receive an official receipt for the tax-deductible portion of your sponsorship less the value of goods received (guest registrations are valued at $50 each).