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Posted by bentjmills1219 on August 2, 2009 at 11:32 AM

Hello everyone!

This blog is to tell you all about our silent auction going on now, and to tell you about our last fundraiser; Benjamin's Benefit Ballgame and also to inform you of our next fundraiser; Benjamin's Family Bike Ride on Sept. 27th. Registration for the bike ride can be done on line for your convenience. If you have any questions concerning registering on line, please be sure to email me to register by mail, etc. Please feel free to forward this link to anyone you know who may be interested in riding.

Follow the link below for registering or for more info./flyer/date, etc.  http://www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=9034

Thank you all once again for making Benjamin's Benefit Ballgame a success. There are so many people to thank so please excuse me, if I forget a few....

First off: Congratulations to the winning team The Master Batters with team captain Al Borges. 2nd place team; Plymouth Wrecking Crew with team captain Mike Darsch. Thank you to all participating teams including Attleboro PD (captain Rick Wade), Team Christ (captain Christian Mills), Comin' In Hot (captain Evan Crowley), and Devin Laubi Foundation (captain Dustin Travis).

Congratulations to Homerun Derby winner; Keith Wade with 12 homeruns!!

Special thanks to Robin from The Speckled Egg for donating absolutely delicous cupcakes! She specializes in whimsical creations for life's celebrations; cakes, cookies & confections. Her website is www.thespeckledegg.net  for those of you craving more of her cupcakes or those looking to surprise someone with a one-of-a-kind cake.

Thank you all who donated items for raffle. We had some very unique items out including carnival glass, a hockey helmet, gift cards to the Batting Cave, Top Priority, Tooeys, Homeplate Bay St. Grille, Six Flags, photo gift basket, Creative Memories Scrapbooking basket (www.mycmsite.com/annettestoehr ) and so many others.

The silent auction also did well. Congratulations to the highest bidders; Joe won the Harpoon bar light, Rhonda won the Red Sox ball signed by Jerry Remy, and the Sirius Radio. Thank you all!

Thank you to all who donated their time to help us out at the ballgames; Ed (umpire), Liz, Scott, Spencer, Mom (Margaret), Rich, Amy, lil' Dustin, Big Dustin, Crystal, Mike, Joe, Amy, Anna, Marissa, Rich, Kerriann, Joey, Joyce, Aunt Lorraine, Mike, Travis, Shawn (stink!), Mau, Larry, Kayla, Chad, Jacob, Michelle, Eileen and so many more I am sure....thank you all!

Thank you to Marli & Brendan Cave from the Batting Cave in Middleboro for coming down and supporting the teams & giving away coupons (& gift cards too) An indoor batting facility that just opened up. www.battingcave.com

Thank you to our t-shirt sponsors:

Devin Laubi Foundation (www.mydevin.org )

City Spirits (2 locations in Attleboro)( www.cityspirits.com )

Greater Taunton Jaycees (www.tauntonjaycees.org )

Homeplate Bay St. Grille (www.homeplate.us.com ) Come check out their new Grand Slam Burger...1 1/2 lb burger topped with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes & onion rings on a special bun with a pound of fries! If you finish the burger, you get a t-shirt & your photo on the wall of fame!

We also have a silent auction going on for tickets to Creed on August 18th. Starting bid for 2 tickets (not lawn seats) is $150 a pair. Send me an email with your bid if you are interested and I will email those who are interested with the highest bid for the tickets. Remember; 100% of the proceeds benefits Benjamin's Fund. Please let anyone else know of this if they are interested.

We had a great 2 days of playing ball and raising money for Benjamin's Fund. Hope to see you all at our next event; Benjamin's Family Bike Ride....start getting those bikes ready for September!!

 

Love & Prayers all!

Stacy, Johnny, & Dustin

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