St. Joe's athletic fundraiser set for Oct. 16

Thu, Oct 8th 2015 03:25 pm

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute is pleased to announce that its annual St. Joe's Sports' Night will take place Friday, Oct. 16, at St. Joe's. Sponsored by the SJCI Parents' Guild, Sports Night is the school's only athletic-specific fundraiser. From maintaining the All-Weather Athletic Field Complex to helping with transportation costs for athletic events and supplying new equipment for student-athletes, the St. Joe's Sports' Night provides vital funds for the school's storied athletics program.

St. Joe's Sports' Night is also an opportunity to visit with St. Joe's coaches and other individuals interested in the sports program in a relaxed setting. The evening includes a "Taste of St. Joe's" that highlights fantastic food selections from area restaurants, including Amici's Ristorante, Amigo's Restaurant, Banchetti by Rizzo's, Buffalo's Best Grill, Curry's Restaurant, Dolce Amore Catering, Franco's Pizza, Frank's Sunny Italy, Gigi's  Cucina Povera, La Nova Pizzeria, Lebro's Restaurant, Left Bank Restaurant, Manzella's Restaurant, Marsha Fortman's Cakes, Moe's Southwest Grill, Oliver's Restaurant, Paula's Donuts, Pautler's Drive-In, Shannon Pub, Spot Coffee, Squire On Main, and The Steer Restaurant.

Additionally, separate raffles of sports-themed baskets and a Big Money Raffle will take place during the evening's festivities. The event also features a Big Money Raffle which offers $20,000 in prizes. The price of a raffle ticket is only $25 and prizes are given at the following levels: a grand prize of $10,000 (1), (1) $5,000 prize, (1) $2,500 prize and (5) $500 prizes. The drawing for the Big Money Raffle will take place during the event at St. Joe's on October 16. Winners need not be present to win.

St. Joe's Sports' Night is an adult-only event.  It will be held at St. Joe's, located at 845 Kenmore Avenue. Doors open at 6 p.m., food will be served from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and the Big Money Raffle will take place at 8:30 p.m. To purchase your advance Big Money Raffle tickets, contact St. Joe's at (716) 874-4024. If you would like to attend St. Joe's Sports' Night - admission tickets for the event are available for $20.00 pre-sale in the St. Joe's Main Office and $25.00 at the door. For more information, call (716) 874-4024.

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