This will be the 25th year of this Special Olympics fundraising event. Festivities start on Friday afternoon with a New England Lobster and Clam Bake at the Railway Museum. This event is open to the public. There will be a silent auction from 4 – 7:30 P.M. and a live auction. There are many great items to bid on including sports memorabilia, ski passes, art, game tickets and amazing gift baskets. Join the fun!
If you are staying at Ocean Point Inn and Resort this weekend you will be sharing the Resort with a number of Sports Celebrities, actors, actresses and film directors. Keep your eyes open for a chance to get an autograph. The following people will be staying with us.
Ted Hendricks – NFL Hall of Fame, Packers and Raiders, Prototype linebacker of the NFL for 15 seasons.
Elvin Bethea – NFL Hall of Fame, Houston Oilers, Defensive End and Guard, 8 Pro Bowls.
Joe DeLamiellure – all American at Michigan State, selected by the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 1973 NFL Draft. He was perhaps the central figure in the “Electric Company,” the Bill’s offensive line that paved the way for O.J. Simpson to rush for 2,003 yards in 1973 during a 14 game schedule.
Pete Banaszak – NFL 13 Year Raider Running Back, still holds the Raider record for 52 rushing touchdowns.
“Cactus Jack” Billingham – Cousin of Christy Mathewson. Starter for Dodgers, Astros, 1975 “Big Red Machine” Cincinnati, Tigers and Red Sox. World Series champ 1975-76.
Debra Toscano -actress and singer, CD “My Angel” and the movie “Snitches,” performing since age 5, host of the TV Talk Show “Conversation Corner” and a regular on the soap opera “Tainted Dreams.”
Steve Rahaman – award winning Director. Current project is “Snitches.”
Juanita Rahaman – Photographer and cinematographer for “Rahaman Studio” and Executive producer of “Conversation Corner.”
Matthew G. McKay – actor, cancer survivor who gives back by visiting children with various disabilities.
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