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Williams, O’Neill team up for charity

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jan 14, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Bernie Williams will host the Sixth Annual Hillside Food Outreach Neighbors Helping Neighbors Benefit Dinner and Auction on January 26, at Greentree Country Club in New Rochelle, N.Y. Williams will be joined by former teammate Paul O’Neill.

The fundraiser annually helps to provide food for those in need in Westchester County and is jointly presented by Steiner Sports and Last Licks. Hillside Food Outreach is the only not-for-profit organization in Westchester County that delivers groceries to more than 1,600 needy neighbors on a monthly basis.

For tickets or more information please call (914) 747-0095 or visit


The annual New York BBWAA dinner will be Jan. 27 at the New York Hilton in Manhattan.

It’s a great event. The winners of the annual BBWAA awards (MVP, Cy Young, etc.) attend along with other big names from the world of baseball. Those scheduled to attend this year include Alex Rodriguez, Jimmy Rollins, C.C. Sabathia, Jake Peavy, Dustin Pedroia, Ryan Braun, Eric Wedge, Bob Melvin, Jonathan Papelbon, Johnny Damon, Billy Wagner, Joba Chamberlain, Bobby Murcer, Denny McLain and Craig Biggio.

New Hall of Famer Goose Goosage will be in the house along with the managers and GMs of the Yankees and Mets.

Tickets are $225. If you’re interested, drop me an e-mail and I will send you the information.




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