WELLAND – Having accepted an invitation to play in a holiday hoops tournament in south Florida, Notre Dame senior boys basketball team is holding a bingo fundraiser in September.
The senior Irish will be in the All-Catholic New Year’s Holiday Tournament in Miami the first week of January 2018. The tourney is being hosted by Belen Jesuit Prep School. The eight-team tournament features six south Florida teams, a team from New York City, and the Irish.
According to ND coach Mark Gallagher, the Irish will also visit the WOW Center Miami, a home for disabled adults, and will conduct a hoops clinic for its clients.
The bingo is one of two fundraisers scheduled for fall. The date is Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Delta Bingo, Niagara Falls. Tickets are $15 which includes two single books which contain regular games and the regular jackpot only. Also one $5 voucher for use in the Tap Tix machines.
Tickets can be purchased from Gallagher, 905-788-2636 or Chris Biggar, 905-380-2593 until school starts in September.
The second fundraiser is an elimination draw evening. More details will be released at a later date.