Peoria Rivermen have announced that their second “Tip-A-Riv” Dinner will now be
held on Wednesday, March 16 at Gracie’s Sports Grille & Pizza in
Washington. The Rivermen players will be
transformed into the wait staff for the evening and all tips generated, as well
as proceeds from the auctions and other events throughout the night, will be
donated to the Cherish Every Moment – The Dax Locke Foundation.
event will begin at 6 p.m. with attendees and players mingling and bidding on
silent auction items. Pizza samples will
also be available as well as a cash bar.
At 7 p.m. dinner will be served by the players and a live auction will
will include garden salad, prime rib (or chicken), vegetables, baked potato and
Texas Cake. After dinner and the close
of the silent auction at 8 p.m. there will be a live auction and karaoke with
the Rivermen players.
for this fun-filled evening are going fast and are limited. They are on sale
now for $60 per seat or $300 for a table of six. Tickets can be purchased at the sales table
on the Carver Arena concourse during Rivermen home games or by calling Katie
Kerr at (309) 680-3791.
The inaugural “Tip-A-Riv” Dinner was held on March 2, 2009
and raised $5,478 for the Children’s Hospital of Illinois.
and Austin Locke formed the “Cherish Every Moment – The Dax Locke Foundation” in
honor of their son, Dax. It is a non-profit organization whose goal is to raise
money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. So far
Dax has raised over a quarter of a million dollars.
For more information on the “Cherish Every Moment – the Dax
Locke Foundation” please visit their web site at www.daxlocke.com.