2022 Sixty-Second Annual Cinderella Charity Ball
Saturday, April 16, 2022
Arlington Convention Center
Big Bad Wolf Productions is the official videographer and producer of the 2020 Cinderella Ball. All of the video on the screens during presentation and the crowning is professionally captured. This video is available to you for only $30 on a USB thumb drive or $20 for the digital download. Several weeks after the ball, you will be sent an email link for download or contacted to arrange pick-up or delivery of the thumb drive. This is definitely a keepsake you won’t want to miss.
John Hibbs attended TCU and graduated in 1985. He has been married to Mary Hibbs for 34 years. Together they have three children: their son Christian and two daughters, Jaimie and Erin. Both Jaimie & Erin are former Cinderella Candidates. John is employed by Contamac US a contact lens manufacturer. He presently holds the role of National Sales Manager. John also currently serves on the Arlington Independent School District Board of Trustees as Vice President. His professional affiliation includes the Industry/National Board of Contact Lens Manufacturers Association.
In the community, John has served extensively. Among his many activities he sits on the Lake Arlington Childrens Ministry Leadership team, is Chairman of Arlington Childrens Toys Inc., heads as Chairman of the George Hawkes Library Funding Campaign and is a Board member of the Arlington Library Foundation. Lastly he serves on the Levitt Board of Arlington.
His achievements and honors include:
*PTA Life Membership Award
*PTA Extended Life Membership Award
*Girls Inc Tarrant County Strong Man of the Year
* TASB School Board of the Year
* HEB School Board of the Year
* CLMA Innovator in Industry Award Recipient
John is proud of his involvement in this great community and continues to serve in roles such as this to make a positive impact in the lives of our children and their families.
The Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington, Inc. 2020-2021 Membership
About Boys & Girls Clubs
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County (BGCGTC) is committed to being the premier youth development organization in our community, a low-cost or free resource available to all, providing a safe and welcoming environment where children and teens are respected and valued. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Its purpose is simple: to enable Club members to achieve substantially better outcomes in the areas of academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Annually, BGCGTC serves more than 28,000 Tarrant County youth ages 4-24 with after-school and summer programs, substance abuse prevention programs, a progressive gang-intervention program, and targeted outreach and college preparation services in schools. Target neighborhoods are historically low income, with low educational attainment, high unemployment, and associated high rates of illegal activity, including gangs and substance abuse. The median household income in the areas the Club serves is under $35,000, and 78% of Club kids are on the free or reduced lunch program in their schools.
The Club’s very existence harkens back to 1926 when a group of compassionate and concerned citizens sought to effect positive change for youth. Since that time—through the many good times the nation has enjoyed and the challenging times it has endured—the Club has honored that legacy. The organization remains steadfast in its vision to provide a world-class Club Experience that ensures success is within reach of every young person who enters the Club doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County remained a pillar of consistency in the lives of the youth in our community. The Club quickly and effectively pivoted their service model multiple times to provide services most needed by our community during the pandemic. In 2020, BGCGTC served the community as a drive-thru food bank, a mobile meal delivery service, a safe and fun summer camp that allowed parents to keep working, a Virtual Learning Center that provided kids a place to go during the school day, and more. Through every challenge, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County has been there for kids and families, offering the most impactful and relevant solutions to position Tarrant County youth for success. In 2021 the clubs rolled out new mobile club experiences to give access to more youth across Tarrant County.
Visit https://www.BGCGTC.org to learn more.
About The Cinderella Charity Ball
The Cinderella Charity Ball is the oldest continuing social event and charitable benefit in Arlington. The first ball was held in 1961, and the event was so successful in raising badly needed revenues for the Arlington Boys’ Clubs that the Board of Directors voted to make the Ball an annual project.
The Ladies’ Auxiliary was formed in 1967 and assumed the
role of producing the Cinderella Charity Ball. Although the Auxiliary performs many
services for the club, the Ball is still its major annual project.
The Cinderella Charity Ball provides additional resources to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County branches in Arlington for capital improvements to facilities and major operational expenditures. Proceeds from the Ball have allowed the Boys & Girls Clubs to provide the best in physical surroundings and program equipment. Major investments have been made in vehicles, office equipment, scholarships, the addition of the boxing gym at the Main Branch, the completion of the Southeast Branch building in 1981, the addition of the basketball gym in 1996, and the Kromer Branch in 1998. All of the money collected by the candidates for the Cinderella Ball (after expenses) is used directly on projects which benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs in Arlington.
The 2021 Cinderella Ball pushed the total money over $13,000,000 raised for the Boys & Girls Clubs in Arlington. We welcome applications from young ladies who wish to work together to achieve this.
Thank you for your support!