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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Baseball Dinner on May 6 to Raise $ for Youth League

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12U Travel team Credits: John Mooney
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Eric Decker fist-bumps campers in Scotch Plains last spring. Credits: Michael Bruchert
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"Lunch with a Legend" at Yankee Stadium for Yankees-Indians game on August 6. Prize donated by MintPros.com Credits: MintPros.com
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The 2016 SPFBL fundraiser will take place on Friday, May 6 at the Italian American Club in Scotch Plains. Credits: John Mooney
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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Baseball League (SPFBL) will host its annual dinner and social on Friday, May 6th, from 7:00 - 11:00 pm. at the Italian American Club, 1976 Valley Ave. (intersection of Valley Ave. and Union Ave.) in Scotch Plains. 

The evening features a buffet dinner, beer and wine, music, and great tricky tray prizes, including:

  • tickets to watch the Yankees-Indians game on August 6 in luxury suite with a Yankee legend (donated by Mint Pros),
  • passes for New York Jets WR Eric Decker Football ProCamp on June 4, 2016, at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School,
  • a 50 inch flat screen TV,
  • autographed sports memorabilia, and
  • gift certificates to local restaurants, retailers and other businesses.

"This event is a major source of fundraising for the league.  It enables us to replace equipment, make improvements to Booth Field, help our 12U kids make their way to Cooperstown and other facilities in town, and pay for any costs not covered by registration fees," said Chris Bates, the new president of SPFBL. "It's always a great night, and we are looking forward to a great turnout."

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Tickets to the SPFBL event are $45 each. Payment can be made by check make payable to "SPFBL" and mailing it to SPFBL, P.O. Box 264, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 (must be received by April 30th).

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