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GL Highlander Boosters to Hold Annual Fantastic Friday/Super Saturday Event

The annual Fantastic Friday/Super Saturday event sponsored by the Highlander Booster Club kicks off at 5:00pm on Friday evening, January 13, with a pizza dinner, the Highlander Wrestling team facing off against Kearny and Linden, Columbia Middle School vs. Deerfield Middle School Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball games, and a Magic Show for our younger attendees.  Saturday, January 14, starts at 8:00am with a traditional pancake breakfast followed by a full slate of athletic games at Governor Livingston High School, 175 Watchung Ave., in Berkeley Heights.
 
Both days will be filled with exciting sporting events, teams and clubs offering their merchandise for sale at the Highlander Market, awesome basket raffles, and other activities.  It is sure to be another fun filled experience for fans of all ages.  The kitchen will be open all day on Saturday, starting with our “Best Pancakes in Town” breakfast, and will offer delicious lunch selections and exciting home baked treats donated by team parents.
 
 
On Saturday, athletic events include PAL and middle school boys’ and girls’ basketball games, GL Varsity Fencing vs. Watchung Hills HS at 10:30am and GL Varsity Girls’ Basketball vs. New Providence at 11:45am.  Saturday afternoon at 4:30pm, come watch the GL Varsity Boys’ Basketball team vs. New Providence.  The final sporting event of the day takes place at Union Sports Arena Ice Rink on Route 22 when the Highlander Ice Hockey Team faces off against Summit HS at 6:20pm.
 
Longtime fans of Super Saturday should be aware that the Highlander Vendor Market will be limited to GLHS clubs and teams.  As always, we will be holding the giant 50/25/15/10 raffle.  Tickets may be purchased in advance. Please send an email message to crankymj@comcast.net or call Mary Jo Nicholson at (908) 654-5893 to purchase tickets.
 

Proceeds from the day’s events go directly to the Highlander Booster Club, which is a volunteer group of parents and community members, working together to enhance the athletic experience for ALL Governor Livingston Highlander athletes and athletic teams.  The Booster Club is funded by member dues, donations, and various fundraisers, like the sale of GL Merchandise and the Super Saturday 50/25/15/10 raffle.   All funds raised are channeled directly back to GL athletes and athletic programs through team grants, scholarships, and awards.  If you are interested in becoming a member or need more information, please contact Linda Nessenson at LNessenson@comcast.net.

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