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Release Date: November 17, 2015

If you want to know what a community should be about read the following summary of the Ardsley Varsity Football Team’s spaghetti dinner this past Sunday to raise funds to help Shivonie Hoobraj. Shivonie was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She is a single mom and has two sons who attend the Ardsley schools.  Shivonie was at the event this Sunday thanking those who attended the dinner which raised $16,100 for the family!
In these times, when we are flooded with news about the horrible things happening around the world – it’s nice to know that there are good people out there who care and who are making lives better for neighbors who need help.
Ardsley High School Varsity Football Team
Thanks so much to everyone who attended / participated in the Ardsley Varsity Football Team’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser this past Sunday, November 15th! We appreciate your participation in this event to help Shivonie Hoobraj.
We appreciate the many friends, families, community members and media who attended and showed their support, care and helped us rally to help this family in need.  We are happy to report the event was a big success - over 500 people attended the fundraiser and $16,100 was raised for the family.  Ardsley High School Varsity Football coach Colin Maier will present a check to the Hoobraj family soon.  We invite additional donations to be sent to the family c/o Rob Wootten 17 Fuller Avenue, Ardsley, New York 10502.
Please don’t forget to visit spaghettidinnerfundraiser2015.shutterfly.com to see your pictures.
We would like to acknowledge the many people and local businesses who contributed their time, effort, expertise and donations to help us with the event. Our sincere thanks to:
??Our chef - Rick Thompson, Deputy Chief of the Ardsley Fire Department and the Ardsley Fire
      Department members for use of the Ardsley Firehouse and their assistance
??L&F Produce (Demopoulos family), Rockland Bakery, Russo’s, Ardsley Market Fresh, Acme
      Supermarket and The PourHouse for food / beverage / dessert / containers / placemats donations
??Marc Hattem, Hank Roth, Stephanie Rosen, Spencer Smith - Ardsley High School
??Ardsley High School Select Chorus and ‘Mad Handsome’ with AHS’s Henry Leone and
      Derek O’Donnell
??Tuckahoe, BlindBrook and Dobbs Ferry HS Football Teams 
?     Ardsley Panthers, Ardsley High School athletes
?     Barbara Rosenfeld, Kathleen Canfield, Jackie Samolski
?    Patricia Wootten and Emily Wootten – check-in/raffle/ face-painting
?    DeeJ Design – Deborah Wiskind (Ardsley Panther bracelets)
?    Paul Feiner – Greenburgh Town Supervisor
?    Fios1 News, News12, RivertownsGuide.com, The Rivertowns Enterprise, LoHud.com,
     The Greenburgh Daily Voice for media support of event 
Local Businesses that donated to our successful raffle drive:
?     Harvest-on-Hudson restaurant – Hastings    ?    The PourHouse - restaurant / bar – Ardsley
?     Battaglia Brothers - deli – Dobbs Ferry            ?     La Catena – restaurant – Ardsley
?    Mix on Main – health bar and café – Dobbs Ferry       ?    Zucco – restaurant – Ardsley
?    Samosa Café – Dobbs Ferry  ?    The Pop Shop – retail store – Dobbs Ferry
?    Salon Topaz – hair salon – Dobbs Ferry            ?    Salon 877 – hair salon – Ardsley
?    Izunami Ceramic Flat-Iron – Khym family        ?    Ardsley Salon – hair salon – Ardsley
?    Mozzarella4U at HMart – Ardsley / Scarsdale                ?    Sam’s Club - Elmsford
?    Elizabeth Arden Gift Sets - Marian Tierney     ?    Clinique Gift Set – Kristin Sokich 
Ardsley High School Varsity Football Team and
AHS Football Team Parents

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