Sugar Land Rotary Fall Classic “Party at the Ballpark” Held on Saturday, Sept. 15
“The Sugar Land Rotary legacy of excellence has continued for over two decades through giving back to our community, state, nation and world through the proceeds of our annual fundraiser. As part of the strong community presence that Rotary enjoys, we are extremely excited to have the support of Don Kerstetter and Classic Chevrolet as our Title Sponsor,” said Jared Jameson,” Sugar Land Rotary President.
By participating in the “Party at the Ballpark,” you will be able to give back to the community while you enjoy various food stations and beverage options, meet Skeeters’ Mascots Moe and Swatson, tour the fabulous Constellation Field, participate in a Live Auction and Bid Board, and enjoy 50s, 60s & 70s music and dancing.
The Fall Classic Party will also feature exciting drawing for a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, courtesy of Classic Chevrolet. The Chevrolet Sonic is a 2011 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Every $100 ticket includes one event ticket, as well as a raffle ticket. Raffle tickets can be purchased from any Sugar Land Rotarian.
If you would like attend and purchase a ticket, be an event sponsor or have live or bid board auction items to donate, please go to www.rotaryfallclassic.com for details.
For more than 24 years, Sugar Land Rotary has supported the community and local schools. One of the non-profits that Rotary supports is the Fort Bend Education Foundation. “We are grateful to Sugar Land Rotary for their years of continued support to the Fort Bend Education Foundation’s Grants to Teachers in Schools Program. We reach all 74 campuses in Fort Bend ISD. We thank Sugar Land Rotary and those who sponsor their annual fundraiser,” said Brenna Smelley, Executive Director of the Fort Bend Education Foundation.
“The ‘Party at the Ballpark’ is a great opportunity to have fun and reach those who most need assistance in our community and beyond. We are excited about hosting our event at Constellation Field and want you to join us. Make sure you buy your tickets prior to the event,” said Jeff Tallas, Fall Classic Chair.
All of the proceeds raised at the Fall Classic will be returned to the community throughout the year. In the 24-year history of Sugar Land Rotary over $1,700,000 has been raised to support organizations such as: Boys and Girls Club of America, Arcola Fire Alarm Project, Four Corners Project, Fort Bend County Fair Association, Fort Bend/American Cancer Society, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Santa’s Exchange, Sugar Land Police (Bulletproof Vests), American Heart Association, Boy Scouts, CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates, East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, The Arc of Fort Bend County, Fort Bend Cares, Fort Bend Women’s Center, Habitat for Humanity, Fort Bend Education Foundation, Fort Bend Boys’ Choir, Sugar Land Rotary Club Scholarships, Special Olympics, and more.
Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons united globally who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
For more information about Sugar Land Rotary, go to www.sugarlandrotary.org.
Come and share the fun and fellowship at the 2012 Fall Classic Party at the Ballpark with Sugar Land Rotarians and go to bat to benefit our community!
Fall Classic 2012 photo caption:
Title sponsor Classic Chevrolet representatives are pictured with Sugar Land Rotarians with the event raffle prize, a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, courtesy of Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land: (Front Row left to right) Jared Jameson, Sugar Land Rotary president; Ray Aguilar, Don Kerstetter, Classic Chevrolet dealer; Pat Houck (seated), David Alexander, Richard Booker, Jim Munnell; (Back Row) Kerry Jarka and Jeff Tallas, Past President & Past District 5890 Governor and Fall Classic Chair.