Carney's Kids Foundation, a locally based non-profit that raises money and awareness for children's charitable organizations, announced that its 12th annual fall event, "Club Halloween," will be held Friday, October 28, from 7:00 - 11:00 p
September 28, 2011 (Newswire.com) - Carney's Kids Foundation, a locally based non-profit that raises money and awareness for children's charitable organizations, announced that its 12th annual fall event, "Club Halloween," will be held Friday, October 28, from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Clayton located at 7750 Carondelet, Clayton, Mo., 63105.
Carney's Kids Foundation, "Club Halloween," is the biggest fund-raiser held during the year to support the Foundation's charitable partners.
"Our goal from this event is to raise enough money to give financial assistance to regional children's non-profits. All money raised goes directly to our charitable partners. The Foundation operates on 100 percent volunteer support," said John Carney, Foundation founder, and The New Fresh 102.5 FM Radio personality, whose show airs each weekday morning from 5:00 - 9:00 a.m.
This year will feature the area's best restaurants serving their signature dishes. The evening's entertainment will be masterfully covered by nationally known comedians Rahn Ramey and Tommy Johnagin performing killer sets. Other activities throughout the evening include silent and live auctions, and a costume contest.
Wonderful tastings, which will be served from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., include:
• Crown Plaza
• Gianino's Family of Restaurants
• Hwy 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen
• LoRusso's Cucina
• Panera Bread
• Pappy's Smokehouse
• Pasta House
• Square One Brewery
Corporate sponsors include:
• Major Sponsors: Fresh 102.5 FM, KMOX 1120 AM, Storage Banc, The Switch and US Foodservice
• Signature Sponsors: Crowne Plaza and Hallmark Stone
Money raised at this year's event will benefit Delta Gamma Center, Half the Sky Foundation, Litzsinger School, Rainbows for Kids, Ranken Jordan, and The St. Louis Crisis Nursery.
Tickets are $50.00 per person and must be reserved by October 19. An invitation can be downloaded at http://www.carneyskids.org/index.html.
Carney's Kids Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation under Section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code, through public events and media exposure, provides financial support and creates positive publicity for not-for-profit organizations whose primary goal is to improve the lives of children. The Foundation supports organizations seeking to enhance the quality of children's lives by improving their health, both physical and emotional, providing educational assistance, improving the environments of children living outside a family home or supporting families in need, and providing disadvantaged children with pathways to their own potential. To learn more, please go to the Foundation's web site located at www.carneyskids.org or call 314.567.6267.