The Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge celebrated the Holiday season with some home style food and beverage on December 9th. The Club will mark its 12th birthday on June 3 of the New Year and Kiwanis International will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year.
Old Bridge Little League Awards Plaque for Kiwanis Sponsorship
Old Bridge Little League President Brett Banner presented the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge with a plaque at the club’s August 12th meeting, honoring the club’s sponsorship of a little league team. The plaque held a picture of the little league sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge. The team had a very successful season, going undefeated until the playoffs.
Yankee Ticket Raffle Winner Chosen
The Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge’s Yankee Ticket Raffle came to a close at the club’s August 12th meeting with the selection of a winning ticket. The lucky winner of four tremendous seats in the Delta 360 Skybox Suite at Yankee Stadium for the September 6 game against the Kansas City Royals was East Brunswick’s Ms.Cindy Criss. Her winning ticket secured a prize of $1,425 in value that included a private entrance, private elevator, personal concierge service and free snacks and parking at the game. The Kiwanis fundraiser proved to be a success, raising $3,000 for the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge, which the club will now distribute to various children’s charities. The winning ticket was drawn by Old Bridge Little League President Brett Banner, who was present at the meeting to award the Kiwanis Club a plaque for its sponsorship of a little league team.East Brunswick’s Cindy Criss holds up the Yankee tickets she won in the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge’s Yankee Ticket Raffle.
Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge also hosts a Key Club at Old Bridge High School and Builders Clubs at Carl Sandburg and Jonas Salk Middle Schools. Suzanne Schiavo and Tara Fanning will serve as Faculty Advisors for the Carpenter K-Kids Club.
The Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge is holding its biggest and best Yankee Ticket Raffle yet for the 2014 season. A $5 ticket can buy you a chance to win four tickets in the Delta 360 Skybox Suite at Yankee Stadium for the September 6 game against the Kansas City Royals starting at 4:05 p.m. … The Skybox Suite is located right next to the announcers’ booth behind home plate and features free concierge service, free snacks and soda, a private entrance and elevator and free parking.
As for the game itself, the Yankees figure to be in the hunt for the American League pennant right down to the wire and since shortstop and captain Derek Jeter has announced his retirement after the season, this could be one of his last home games. (Who knows, if we get lucky, it could be Derek Jeter Day). Only one thousand tickets have been printed so this is a magnificent bargain and raffle tickets will go like hotcakes.
Anyone interested in purchasing tickets may contact one of the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge members, contact us through this website or call President Mary Spina at 732-407-3568. You may also send a check for tickets to Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge, PO BOX 414, Old Bridge, NJ 08857. The winner, who need not be present, will be selected at the August 12 meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge, at 7 p.m. in the municipal courtroom.
The Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge celebrated its “Roaring 20’s Gangland Mystery” Fundraiser on Saturday, April, 26, 2014 at the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh in Old Bridge and the event proved to be a wonderful success. Nearly one hundred guests were on hand to participate in the interactive murder mystery set in “The Juice Joint” nightclub of the 20’s. Many went home with prizes awarded in the Tricky Tray portion of the event and a New York Giants’ football autographed by defensive star Antrel Rolle was auctioned off at the event.
Old Bridge resident Al Dellelba was the winner of the 50-50 drawing and guests who correctly identified the murderer in the play were rewarded with free tickets to a future play by the Main Street Players Theater Company in Sayreville. All proceeds from the night will be divided up by the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge to benefit the children’s charities to which it donates.
Besides sponsoring five Kiwanis school clubs in the Old Bridge School District, Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge sponsors an Old Bridge Little League team and donates to charities like Make-A-Wish Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Old Bridge Food Bank, Camp Robin, St. Jude Hospital and others.
The Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge celebrated its annual Christmas-New Year’sParty late this year because of December’s snowstorm. The entire club celebrated its Post-Holiday Party at the Outback restaurant on January 28. Members and their guests enjoyed a great meal and came up with some fantastic ideas for the new year.
Newly elected Division 5 Lt.Governor Richard Stryker reads the proclamation inducting Mary Spina as President of the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge for the 2014 year. Ms.Spina was reelected as president as was the entire slate of Old Bridge officers. Induction of Vice-President Steve Goldman, Secretary Bernie Zahran and Treasurer Jackie Sobel was followed by the induction of new members at the club’s Nov. 4 meeting.
Kiwanis International has named the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge as one of its Most Distinguished Clubs for the 2011-2012 year. The award was presented by Division 5 Lt. Governor Anthony Affatati and past District (State) Governor Rosemary Gibardi at the Kiwanis Club of Old Bridge’s regular monthly meeting Sept. 24, 2013.