Grand Raggidy Blog
On Saturday, January 31st, the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls will face off against the Killamazoo Derby Darlins in a double header at Rivertown Sports in Grandville, MI.
Killamazoo comes into the match ranked 59th and Grand Raggidy is ranked right behind them at 61st.This will be the third meeting between these two teams in the past year, with each team claiming a victory. Both Grand Raggidy and Killamazoo are looking to break this tie and kick off the 2015 season with a win. Prior to the main event, the Grand Raggidy Attack will also play the Killa Crew. The last time these two teams met, Killa Crew took home the “W.”
In addition to the hot derby action, there will be a limited addition Elvis themed t-shirt available for purchase and The Bomb Squad will be taking free fan photos. And no birthday bash would be complete without a tailgate prior to the game. Food for the tailgate will be supplied by The BBQ Pit and Schmohz Brewery will be prooviding a fire ring to keep everyone toasty. There will also be a fundraising teddy bear toss to help provide tennis shoes for kids in need and the Truck Stop Cobras will play at half time.
Tickets to the event are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. There are discounts for kids, students & seniors.
Doors open at 5 p.m. and the action starts at 6 p.m. So don’t be late. You won’t want miss a minute of the action.
WHO: Grand Raggidy Roller Girls
WHAT: A birthday bash themed Roller Derby game
WHEN: Saturday Jan 31st at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Rivertown Sports, 2605 Sanford Ave SW, Grandville, MI
With Jingle Bells and Frosty the Snowman playing on the radio, members of the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls spread holiday cheer in greater Grand Rapids with The Senior Meals Program. On Saturday Dec 20th and Sunday Dec 21st, merry league members split into several teams to head out and make spirits bright with hand-picked gifts and meal deliveries to our seniors in the community. These special gifts were based on the many wish lists created by every senior in the Meals on Wheels Program.
Helping the Senior Meals on Wheels Program this season was such a rewarding experience and one that Grand Raggidy is looking forward to helping out with again in the future.
A warm smile, a gesture of kindness and donations are always needed and appreciated. For more information, you can visit their website at http://www.seniormealsonwheels.org or check out the Wish List below to see how you can help change the lives of seniors in West Michigan.
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