Proceeds from the half-time raffle will be shared with Brick City Rescue.
North Arlington, NJ – Sept. 5, 2019 — The Garden State Rollergirls’ Intraleague Semifinals game on September 14 will double as a fundraiser for Newark’s Brick City Rescue.
Proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will be shared with the organization. Additionally, pet lovers will have the opportunity to win cat and dog-themed baskets and meet some of the pups that are up for adoption.
The event will take place at the Inline Skating Club of America in North Arlington on Saturday, Sept. 14. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and the first whistle is at 8 p.m.
The Gateway Grim Reapers and Jersey City Bridge and Pummel will go head-to-head to see who will take on reigning champs, The Northern Nightmares, at the Intraleague Championship game on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Spectators should be sure to get their tickets in advance at brownpapertickets.com. Admission is $15 at the door and $10 online.
About Garden State Rollergirls:
Garden State Rollergirls are New Jersey’s premier all-women flat track roller derby league, consisting of approximately 40 skaters. The league has two traveling teams, the all-star Ironbound Maidens and the B-team, the Brick City Bruisers. In addition, there are three home teams, the Northern Nightmares, the Jersey City Bridge and Pummel, and the newest home team the Gateway Grim Reapers, who bout against each other throughout the season.
GSR is in Division 2 of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).
About Brick City Rescue
Brick City Rescue Inc (BCR) is dedicated to finding loving, stable homes for all adoptable homeless dogs in NJ with a main focus on Bully Breeds. We encourage compassionate and responsible behavior and supply training, food, shelter and medical care to all of our animals. We serve as a community resource, disseminating valuable information to the public by promoting responsible pet ownership and providing education regarding breed discrimination.