Community members often band together to host events that benefit Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County. From Denim Days at the office to summer barbecues to donations in lieu of gifts at holiday parties, these third-party events offer organizers the chance to give back. Please contact the administrative office at 360-956-0755 or email to discuss your ideas.

Current Community Events:

Saturday, July 1st 9am – Thrive Freedom 5K

Join us on Saturday July 1st @ 9:00am as Thrive Community Fitness partners to raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County. This family friendly community event will include both a 5K race and a FREE half mile fun run for children 10 and under. We will also have a raffle drawing following the event with prizes from local businesses as well as a medal ceremony to announce the winners of each men’s and women’s age bracket (listed below). Refreshments and snacks will also be provided for participants and their supporters.

AGE BRACKETS FOR MEDALS :(11-19) (20-29) (30-39) (40-49) (50-59) (60+)

All levels of runners and walkers are welcome. Participants are also welcome to run or walk with children in strollers. Parents may sign-up their children for the Free Half Mile Fun Run before the event in person at Thrive Community Fitness or on the day of the event before 8:30am.

For 5k participants, if you sign up by June 15th you will be guaranteed an awesome Thrive Freedom 5K active wear t-shirt.
Event details and schedule

      • 7:30 am: Registration and Check-In Begins at Thrive parking lot booth
      • 8:45 am: FREE Half Mile Kids Fun Run
      • 9:00 am: Thrive Freedom 5k Begins
      • 10:15 am: Raffle Prize Give-Aways and Awards Ceremony

Where: Thrive Community Fitness: 5401 Corporate Center Loop SE Lacey, WA 98503

The 5k route will start here at Thrive and then head up directly to the Chehalis Western Trail and then return back to Thrive where the awards ceremony will take place in the parking lot.


Sunday, August 26th starting at 8am – 2017 Sheriff’s Cup Classic Golf Tournament

The Sheriff’s Cup Classic is an annual golf best ball golf tournament set up to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County. $400/team or $100/single golfer: Registration includes green fees, cart, and awards lunch. Raffle tickets sold during the event for amazing baskets and prizes.

For more information or to register, contact Brett Campbell at or 360-688-0152.


Saturday, September 9th 1-9pm – Brats, Brews & Bands

Contact Gateway Rotary for more information at