AREA SOBERRIDE PROVIDER’S EVENT AT GLORY DAYS GRILL INCLUDES FORMER WASHINGTON REDSKIN RAVIN CALDWELL, SPORTS MEMORABILIA SILENT AUCTION AND DOOR PRIZES
Fairfax, VA, August 30 – The Northern Virginia-based nonprofit organization behind the region’s free safe ride service to prevent drunk driving, SoberRide®, is hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Glory Days Grill in Fairfax, Virginia.
The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s (WRAP) fourth-annual “Football & Fundraising” event, open to the public and with tickets on sale at www.wrap.org, is scheduled from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm that evening and features former Washington Redskin Ravin Caldwell, a sports memorabilia silent auction and door prizes. Glory Days Grill is donating the hors d’oeuvres buffet for the event.
Caldwell played for the Washington Redskins from 1987 to 1992 as a linebacker. During his career, he helped the Redskins win two Super Bowls. Caldwell will be signing autographs at the August 23rd event from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
Last year’s featured silent auction items included sports memorabilia from the Washington Capitals, Nationals, Redskins and Wizards including an NHL hockey stick signed by the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup champions’ Washington Capitals’ center Nicklas Backstrom, an NBA jersey signed by Washington Wizards guard John Wall, lower level Washington Nationals home tickets versus the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs (9/18) and the New York Mets (9/20), amongst other sports and recreational collectibles and items. Door prizes were also awarded throughout the evening.
Tickets for WRAP’s “Football & Fundraising” event are $ 35 in advance or $ 40 at the door that evening. Funds raised support WRAP’s fight against drunk driving and underage drinking in Greater Washington. Tickets and more information are available at www.wrap.org.
Founded in 1982, the nonprofit [501(c)(3)] Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is a coalition of diverse interests using effective education, innovative programs and targeted advocacy to end alcohol-impaired driving and underage drinking in the Washington, DC metro area. Through public education, innovative health education programs and advocacy, WRAP is credited with historically keeping the metro-Washington area’s alcohol-impaired traffic deaths lower than the national average.