One Week Ago, Inroads to Opportunities hosted Comedy For A Cause at the Union Elks Lodge. C4C featured comedians Johnny Lampert & Sherry Davey, live music from Kim Boyko & Bryan Hansen and over 20+ basket raffles. With the help of our sponsors, supporters and basket donors, Inroads net $12,000 from this fundraiser. We cannot thank you enough for supporting us and would like to acknowledge each of you. Special thanks to Mara's Café Fanwood for catering our event, Inroads Cafet...eria Staff, Jessica Potash for donation solicitation and to our events committee.
Roselle Savings Bank
Bank of America US Trust
Hehl & Hehl
Shrink Packaging Systems
Barra/ Barille Family
Hilltop Bikes- Cranford
Bryan Hansen Music LLC
Fire Me Up
Dash of Thyme & Tana Creations
Mara's Café & Bakery Fanwood
Mc Glade's on The Pier
State Theater New Jersey
South Orange Performing Arts Center
Galloping Hill Golf course
Electronic Power House
On the evening of July 27th, 2017 Inroads to Opportunities hosted a Fundraiser at Mara's Café & Bakery in Fanwood, NJ. The private event brought in 100 guests to sample a variety of wine, cheese and chocolate. Sponsored by Roselle Savings Bank. Inroads net $2600.00 during the Fundraiser, which will benefit the services they provide to adults and teens with disabilities in Union County, NJ. Special thanks to our vendors: Carole's Creative Chocolates, Shoprite in Clark and Mara's Café & Bakery Fanwood. Inroads next Fundraiser will be held on Friday October 27th at the Union County Elks Club featuring comedian Johnny Lampbert.
On Friday October 21st, Inroads to Opportunities hosted it's annual Casino Night at Gran Centurions in Clark NJ. Since the event was so close to Halloween, this years fundraiser was a costume party. Hosted by Traveling Dice, guests helped raise money for people with disabilities in Union County. Gaming included Blackjack, Roulette, Money Wheel and Craps. Guested traded in their winning chips for raffle tickets to participate in an amazing Tricky Tray. Prizes included: Disney and Universal Park Hopper Passes, Concert Tickets, SPA Day Packages, Restaurant Gift Certificates, Gym Memberships and much more.
We would like to personally thank our Board of Directors and Sponsors for this great evening. Roselle Savings Bank. Investors Bank. Joseph Torsiello, Wells Fargo Advisors, Curchin Group, Bank of America US Trust, Hehl & Hehl, Northeast Services Inc.
Casino Night 2015 took place on Friday October 2, 2015 at the Gran Centurions in Clark, NJ. Hosted by Inroads to Opportunities, the evening was an entertaining fundraiser to raise money for adults with disabilties.
Formerly the Occupational Center of Union County, Inroads to Opportunities is a vocational, mental health, and employment center that services 400 individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities per year. The agency is located in Roselle, NJ.
Jo Ann and John Kovalchik were presented the Outstanding Service Award for their long term service on the Board of Directors and their ongoing support of people with disabilities. JoAnn serviced on the Special Events Commitee for many years. Kovalchik was insprired to enter the field by her sister Mary Ann whom worked at the Occupational Center. John Kovalchik continues to play an important role on the board of directors, and for some time served as President of the board.
Guests at Casino Night played roulette, craps, blackjack, and bet on a money wheel courstesy of Tumbling Dice. At the end of the night the chips were cashed in for ticket stubs, which turned into a tricky tray with thosaunds of dollars in prizes.
Some of the prizes included NY Jets Tickets, 2 nights in Caesar's AC, Airfare to Las Vegas, Gift Certificates for massage, restaurants and fitness centers, NY Red Bulls Tickets, Wegmans Gift Card and Mohegan Suns.
We thank everyone who attended and look forward to seeing you next year!
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