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Giants-sponsored Stamford fundraiser this weekend

November 18, 2016 GMT

STAMFORD — Villa Maria School’s famous fall fundraiser, Jeans & Jerseys, will take place this weekend at 161 Sky Meadow Drive school.

The fundraiser, Jeans & Jerseys, is sponsored by the New York Giants football team and is scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

The event will spotlight alumnus Derek Camps-Campins, vice president of sales at Pitney Bowes Inc., who attended Villa Maria from 1984 to 1986. He will speak on how his education at Villa Maria made a difference in his life.

The event will include stadium-style food such as sliders, hot dogs, cheesesteaks, nachos and soft pretzels catered by Best in Gourmet. More than 30 silent auction items will include autographed items from Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz and Bill Parcells and an original cartoon of Beetle Bailey by Stamford comics artist Mort Walker.

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Auctions will also include breakfast with Sen. Richard Blumenthal to tickets to the Yankees and Red Sox game and to a UConn Huskies game. Blumenthal also plans to attend the fundraiser.

The event will also feature double-shot basketball games, a putting green, table tennis and air hockey games.

Proceeds will benefit the school’s mission of educating students with learning disabilities.

For tickets and more info, visit http://www.villamariaedu.org/fall-fundraiser.

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