Asbury Rockstars Charities to Hold Annual Softball Event on August 27th
Tournament to be held at Bert Willis Field, 775 Old Corlies Avenue, Neptune, NJ
On Saturday, August 27th, Bert Willis field in Neptune will host the 5th Annual Asbury Rockstars Charity Softball Tournament from 10am-6pm. This family-friendly event will feature eight teams comprised of your favorite local artists, musicians (including names such as The Parlor Mob, The Amboys, Ben Franklin, The Obvious, The Sunday Blues, and more) and industry professionals, battling it out on the field to support numerous local and national charities.
The players will participate in seven slow-pitch softball games that end in the playoffs to raise donations for the charity of their choice. This event will include prizes and commemorative merchandise, including a Gibson acoustic guitar and other great prizes. Raffle tickets for the Gibson acoustic dreadnought guitar (valued at $1365.00) can be purchased at Russo Music Asbury Park located at 639 Cookman Avenue up until game day. Also offered is a beautiful metallic blue low-rider bicycle donated by Second Life Bike's on Main St, Asbury. The drawing will be held on game day, August 27th and as with all Asbury Rockstar raffles, winner need not be present.
Asbury Rockstars Charities was the recipient of an Asbury Music Award for “Best Thing To Happen to Asbury Park, 2008/2009,” for raising over ten thousand dollars for various local and national charities. This year’s charities include Autism NJ, Boys and Girls Club of Asbury Park, Collaborative Support Programs of NJ, Live Strong, Mercy Center, Monmouth County SPCA, National MS Society, and The Jason Fazio Fund.
To find out how you can help, please visit www.asburyrockstarscharity.org and find us on Facebook.
About Asbury Rockstars Charities:
Since 2007, Asbury Rock Stars Charities has been hosting an annual slow pitch softball tournament, consisting of artists and musicians from the Asbury Park community, to promote the music industry in Asbury Park, NJ as well as raise money for local and national charities. While the winning team’s charity receives the largest share of the donations collected, all represented charities receive a substantial donation. In effect, while remaining a competitive event, no one goes home a loser. To date the event has raised over thirty-five thousand dollars for numerous charities and has facilitated the participation of over three hundred artists, musicians and songwriters in the area.