Niagara Catholic to hold annual alumni weekendby jmaloni
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host its annual alumni weekend July 18-21. The weekend includes a variety of events, many open to the public, as well as alumni. For more information, contact Kristin Hall, director of advancement and alumni relations, at 716-283-8771, ext. 242.
Kicking off Saturday morning is the third annual 5K run/1.5K walk, which is open to the public and begins at 10 a.m. in front of Niagara Catholic, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Participants can register online at www.racemanagementsolutions.com or by calling the advancement office at the number above.
Saturday evening, Niagara Catholic will host its Alumni Awards Dinner at Antonio's Restaurant, 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls. Doors open at 5 p.m. This year's honorees include Distinguished Alumni Dr. Rocco C. Venuto (Duffy Class of 1959) and Janice Putnam Fitzgerald (Madonna '69); and Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees David F. Murphy (St. Mary's '46), and John J. Noworyta (Duffy '64).
The Certo Family will be honored as the Legacy Family, and the 1966 Bishop Duffy undefeated football team will receive special recognition.
Tickets are $50 per person, which includes open bar and dinner.
The Marty Violante Memorial Golf Classic, this year honoring Lou Fernandez, will take place at Niagara Frontier Country Club Monday, July 21. Tickets are $190 per person and include 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, one hour open bar, hors d'oeuvres and a steak dinner (vegetarian option available).
For more information, contact Tiffany Brown at ext. 321.