West Haven Community House’s 14th annual fundraising event, A Night at the Races, will be held on Friday, May 18th at the University of New Haven Beckerman Center in West Haven.
“A Night at the Races” has become a popular annual event for area residents, community leaders and business owners who come together for an entertaining evening of videotaped horse races, raffles and prizes, all while supporting the vital work of the Community House in West Haven.
The evening features six videotaped horse races shown on large screens. Attendees are issued play money to bet on the pre-recorded horse races, with odds being set at the beginning of each race based on actual play money wagered. At the end of the evening, the two tables with the most play money win prizes.
The event also features numerous door prizes, raffle prizes and silent auction items including NY Yankees and NY Giants tickets concert tickets, sports memorabilia, spa and get away packages as well as themed baskets.
Sponsors include the Platinum Sponsor, MacDermid Enthone, McDermott Auto Group, J&A Foods as well as Bronze Sponsors ConnectiCare, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Client Server Technology
(CST) and Eder Bros; and University of New Haven is the Host Sponsor. If anyone is interested in becoming a sponsor or taking an ad out in the event’s program book, please visit www.whcommnityhouse.org/NAR_.html.
All proceeds from the event benefit the programs and services offered by the West Haven Community House, including Head Start school readiness program for children from income eligible families, before and after-school program for school aged children and residential and day programs for adults with intellectual disabilities.
“We are extremely grateful to the many people who support the work of the Community House through our special events like the Night at the Races,” added Patty Stevens, West Haven Community House executive director.
For more information, visit www.whcommunityhouse.org, or contact Kathy Hart-Jones at (203) 934-5221, ext. 131, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.