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Texas Roadhouse to Host Pre-Event Kick-Off

As a Mascot Mania event participant, Texas Roadhouse will host a pre-event kick-off for the 6th Annual BBQ in the Park and 40th Anniversary Community Celebration featuring Mascot Mania on Tuesday, April 20th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM in front of their restaurant at 1750 County Road 64 in Horseheads. The public is invited to stop by Texas Roadhouse to purchase BBQ in the Park meal tickets, get information about becoming a Mascot Maniac and say hi to some of the participating mascots! Free appetizers will be available at Texas Roadhouse during the event. A flyer is required and can be picked up at Glove House Administrative Offices in Elmira.During the kick-off event, a coupon for a free appetizer at Texas Roadhouse will accompany each BBQ in the Park meal ticket purchased. All of the proceeds from the 6th Annual BBQ in the Park and 40th Anniversary Community Celebration featuring Mascot Mania will benefit children helped by Glove House programs. Programs are based in five counties and serve nearly 200 youth and families in crisis from the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions of New York State.WHEN: Thursday, May 27, 2010WHERE: Wisner Park, Elmira, NYFOOD: Hill Top InnLUNCH: 11:00 AM – 1:30 PMChicken Speidie or Sausage & Peppers Sandwich, Salt Potatoes and a Drink$8.00DINNER: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Chicken Barbeque, Salt Potatoes, a Roll and a Drink $10.00ACTIVITIES: The 40th Anniversary Community Celebration will take place during the dinner portion of the event from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM with FREE family fun including bouncy inflatables for all ages. Photo opportunities with local mascots will be available as well as additional food options. Mascot Mania is a boxing event, where rival mascots will raise money to support Glove House. The mascots will playfully box each other in an inflatable Bouncy Boxing ring for three, one minute rounds beginning at 5:30 PM. The mascot who raises the most money will be the tournament winner!MASCOT MANIACS: Everyone is welcome to celebrate 40 years of Glove House by watching Mascot Mania at 5:30 PM. People of all ages are encouraged to become Mascot Maniacs to help their favorite mascot win! Each donation can be applied to the mascot of one’s choosing to help them win. With every $15 donation raised, the Mascot Maniac will receive an event t-shirt.INFORMATION: Log on to www.glovehouse.org to download the brochure form and donate online. Or, contact Meghan Parsons, Vice President for Development and Public Relations, at 607-734-5238 x43, or email mparsons@glovehouse.org.For more information about the Glove House 6th Annual BBQ in the Park and 40th Anniversary Community Celebration featuring Mascot Mania and to download brochure forms, visit www.glovehouse.org.

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