HARBOURCATS FOUNDATION – LATEST NEWS
HarbourCats Foundation to Host First Annual “Halloween Monster Mash” Costume Ball Fundraiser
October 2, 2018
Richard Michaels, President of the Victoria HarbourCats Foundation, is pleased to announce that the Foundation, in partnership with Bayview Place Properties and Island Savings Credit Union, will be hosting the first annual “Halloween Monster Mash” Costume Ball Fundraiser from 7:30pm-11: 30 pm Friday, October, 26th at The Roundhouse at Bayview Place, 253 Esquimalt Road.
The event will be the first major fundraising effort for the Foundation, following on the heels of a generous seed donation made this past summer by Island Savings and Credit Union, as well as a major donation from long-time HarbourCats season ticket holder Helen Edwards, who will be honoured at the event.
The Foundation will also select and donate their first community cheque in support of a chosen recipient at this event.
Tickets for the event are offered at $100 per person and are available on-line through the Eventbrite site by clicking the graphic to the right or the link below:
For further details and information on the event, CLICK HERE or contact the HarbourCats offices at 778-265-0327
HarbourCats Foundation launches with support of Island Savings
The Victoria HarbourCats Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union.
The maturation of the HarbourCats over the first six seasons has seen them develop into a leader on and off the field in the West Coast League, while also making Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park a gathering place for the community, and a can’t miss summer tradition in Victoria. As such, the owners of the club feel that the HarbourCats can be, and should be, a leader in our community. That is where the vision for the HarbourCats Foundation was born.
“It is our pleasure, on behalf of the Victoria HarbourCats baseball club, to partner with Island Savings to launch the HarbourCats Foundation,” says Founding President Richard Michaels.
“The Foundation will support baseball and softball efforts across the Greater Victoria area by helping make these two sports affordable for all children”.
Island Savings stepped forward with a $3,000 seed donation in support of the Victoria HarbourCats Foundation. The partnership will be formally announced during the opening announcements of the HarbourCats home game on Monday, August 6th.
“We are thrilled to partner with a like-minded organization who shares our passion for helping build strong and vibrant communities,” says Colin Nicol, VP of Advisory Services at Island Savings. “Sport can be an incredibly powerful tool in the development of our youth, and we’re excited that this partnership provides those in need with greater access to baseball and softball through the foundation.”
Whether it be assisting in the purchase of much-needed equipment, education or fee support, the HarbourCats Foundation will strive to foster the growth and sustainability of baseball and softball so that all youth enjoy the opportunity to play these wonderful past times.
Donations to the HarbourCats Foundation can be made online or at any Island Savings branch.
About the HarbourCats Foundation
As such, the owners of the club feel that the HarbourCats can be, and should be, a leader in our community. That is where the vision for the HarbourCats foundation was born.
“It is our pleasure, on behalf of the Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, to launch the HarbourCats Foundation” says founding president Richard Michaels. “The foundation will support baseball and softball efforts across the Greater Victoria area by helping make these two sports more affordable for all children.”
Whether it be assisting in the purchase of much-needed equipment, or registration fee support, the HarbourCats Foundation will strive to foster the growth and sustainability of baseball and softball so that all youth enjoy the opportunity to play these wonderful pastimes.
HarbourCats Foundation board members:
- Founding President: Richard Michaels
- Vice President: Steve Gaskin
- Treasurer: Clark Lawrence
- Advisor: John Pollard
- Advisor: Dave Campbell
In the coming months, the HarbourCats Foundation will announce multiple exciting initiatives.
Donations can be made by contacting any of the HarbourCats Foundation board members, or by contacting the HarbourCats team office.
To donate online, please use the button below. Donations over $10 will receive a tax receipt.