BALTIMORE, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Baltimore Ravens and Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. at the 17th Annual Goodwill Gridiron Halloween party on Monday, October 17th at Dave & Buster's in Arundel Mills Mall from 7 pm to 11 pm. This year's hosts include Dennis Pitta, Justin Tucker and Lawrence Guy.
The party will include video games, billiards, bowling, dancing, a costume contest, catered food, an open bar and a silent auction. Items to be auctioned include a trip to Costa Rica, Napa Valley, gift certificates from many local restaurants and hotels, autographed memorabilia from the Ravens, The Rolling Stones, Barack Obama, Michael Phelps and much more.
The event will raise nearly $135,000 for Goodwill's training and employment programs serving individuals with barriers to employment.
"We had a blast at last year's event and we're looking forward to coming back," said Justin Tucker. "Goodwill does outstanding work in our community, helping those who need it the most reach independence and stability."
"The Goodwill Gridiron Halloween party is always a great time, and it wouldn't be possible without the support of the Baltimore Ravens and our generous corporate partners," said Lisa Rusyniak, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "Additionally, the funds raised support our job training and placement programs."
Tickets are $150 for individuals and sponsorships are still available. Costumes are optional. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.goodwillgridiron.com. Tickets will also be available to purchase at the door.
WHAT: 17th Annual Goodwill Gridiron Halloween Party
WHERE: Dave & Busters at Arundel Mills Mall
WHEN: Monday, October 17, 2016 from 7 pm to 11 pm
TICKETS: $150 per person; $65 is tax deductible. Purchase at GoodwillGridiron.com
About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:
For 97 years, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. has helped others help themselves. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods funds job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Annually, Goodwill places approximately 3,500 individuals into jobs, giving them "Not a charity, but a chance." For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org.
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