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OUN: 14th annual golf raffle fundraiser features grand prize trip to California

by jmaloni

Press release

Tue, Apr 2nd 2013 03:25 pm
Pictured from left are OUN golf raffle emcees Dan Antonucci and Kevin O'Connell, along with Adam LaRock, who receives services from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, and event sponsor Michael Vitch, of Compu-Mail. The foursome is showing off a full set of golf clubs, which will be raffled off April 28 at the Sanborn Firehall.
Pictured from left are OUN golf raffle emcees Dan Antonucci and Kevin O'Connell, along with Adam LaRock, who receives services from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, and event sponsor Michael Vitch, of Compu-Mail. The foursome is showing off a full set of golf clubs, which will be raffled off April 28 at the Sanborn Firehall.

Sponsored by Upstate Pharmacy, WGRZ-TV Channel 2, Compu-Mail and Niagara Falls Coach Lines, the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation's 14th annual golf raffle is taking place on Sunday, April 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sanborn Firehall, 5811 Buffalo St. The event offers golf enthusiasts the chance to win more than $20,000 in men's and women's golf-related equipment and trips. All proceeds will benefit programs and services provided by Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Niagara County.

Admission includes a chance to win the main door prize featuring air travel for four to California, ground transportation to Palm Desert, four nights suite lodging at Marriott's Shadow Ridge Resort, two half-day lessons at Nick Faldo's Golf Institute and two rounds of golf on the resort's course, for the dates of Sept. 11-15, 2013. The trip is valued at more than $8,000. Ticket purchasers do not have to be present to win.

Tickets are available for $50 and include admission, dinner and soft drinks, plus a chance to win the grand prize trip and one of 10 major prizes, some of which include Callaway Razr X HL Irons, Cobra S3 Irons, Tour Edge Reaction & Ladies Tour Edge full set of clubs and golf bags. Both men's and women's prizes will be featured along with left-handed clubs. The evening also includes a cash bar, more than 80 additional side raffle prizes, door prizes, a split club drawing and a lottery tree valued at $250.

There are only 500 admission tickets available and they may be purchased in advance from the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation by calling 716-297-6400, ext. 335, or visiting http://www.opportunitiesunlimited.org. Tickets will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the door.

The mission of the Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Foundation is to provide a long-term source of financial support that ensures people with developmental disabilities have opportunities toward independence and integration within the community.

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