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 Big 550 KTRS personality and host to a weekday show that airs from 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. http://www.ktrs.com/
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 Jeremy Essig 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:
· 1111 Mississippi
· Hwy 61 Roadhouse
· Panera Bread Company
· Broadway Oyster Bar
· Three Kings Public House
· Square One Brewery
· Joe’s Chilli Bowl
· Crowne Plaza Hotel
· Pasta House
· Stellina Pasta
Corporate sponsors include:
· Major Sponsors: The Big 550 AM Radio, Storage Banc, The Switch, and The Otero Corporation
· 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.
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.