VERNON,  NJ- Pass It Along will be hosting its Night At The Races event on Friday, November 13 at the Red Tail Lodge at Mountain Creek in Vernon. The event will feature a performance by local favorites, From Good Homes.

A Night at the Races is a themed fundraiser that uses real races that have been pre-recorded and narrated by top announcers. To complete the Kentucky Derby theme, Pass It Along is asking their guests to dress for the races and earn extra PIA Bucks, the fake currency of the evening. The races will be shown on television screens throughout the Red Tail Lodge in between sets from the band.

As the presenting sponsor, Mountain Creek has provided a discounted hotel rate for guests attending the event who wish to remain for the night at Mountain Creek Resort. The discounted rate is only good for a short time and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

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From Good Homes will bring their rock, jazz, folk, Celtic and jam-band influences, rooted in Todd Sheaffer’s inspired songwriting, as the main musical entertainment for the evening. The band has such a huge local following in northwestern NJ usually selling out venues within days of ticket sales going live.

Several sponsorship opportunities and tickets are now on sale for the event and can be purchased off their website at www.passitalong.org. The limited VIP Admission tickets are $200 and will include entrance to the event, a private VIP lounge, food, the opportunity to name your horse and jockey plus $100 PIA Bucks. Limited space is available in the VIP Lounge sponsored by Orthopedic Specialty Group, Specialty Surgical Center, Brazil Brothers and Newton Medical Center.

Advanced general admission tickets are $100.  That includes entrance to the event, food and $50 PIA Bucks. All general admission tickets will go up in price on November 1 to $125.

Pass It Along was founded in 2001 and provides young people the opportunity to plan, execute, lead, and participate in initiatives to bring about positive change in their community and beyond. In addition, they provide a workshop series at no cost to both middle schools and high schools titled “Discover Your Passion & Purpose”, in which the topics of Self-Awareness, Gratitude and Service are explored through group discussion, experiential exercises, media and interactive games. The students are then given the opportunity to participate in various leadership programs throughout the year as well as the afterschool club with volunteerism opportunities. For more information contact Lorena Sergent