Peoria Rivermen have announced that their fourth annual “Tip-A-Riv” Dinner will
be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Lariat Steakhouse in Peoria. The Rivermen players will be transformed into
the wait staff for the evening and all tips generated, as well as proceeds from
the auctions and other events throughout the night, will be donated to Tazwell
County Resource Centers.
event will begin with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m. with attendees and players
mingling and bidding on silent auction items.
At 7 p.m. dinner will be served by the players and a live auction will
will include Caesar salad, prime rib (or salmon), vegetables, baked potato (or
wild rice) and turtle cheesecake. After
dinner, and the close of the silent auction at 8 p.m., there will be a live
auction and karaoke with the Rivermen players.
Tickets for this fun-filled evening are going fast and are
limited. They are on sale now for $60 per seat or $400 for a table of
eight. Tickets can be purchased at the
sales table on the Carver Arena concourse during Rivermen home games or by
calling Katie Pogeman at (309) 680-3791.
The inaugural “Tip-A-Riv” Dinner was held on March 2, 2009
and raised $5,478 for the Children’s Hospital of Illinois. In its second year, the event was held on
March 16, 2011 and generated $6,000 to benefit “Cherish Every Moment – The Dax
Locke Foundation. Last year's "Tip-A-Riv" was held on Feb. 8, 2012
and raised $7,079 for the Angels of Hope.
Tazwell County Resource Centers offers a wide array of programs and
services that benefit persons with developmental disabilities and visual
impairments who live and work in the community. TCRC is committed to advocating for and
providing exceptional care and treatment through services that are designed to
promote independence, increase self-sufficiency, and strengthen individuals and
information on Tazwell County Resource Centers please visit: http://www.tcrcorg.com.