Organizers have deemed the Designer Purse Bingo a huge success. Hosted by the Port Allegany Music Booster, proceeds from the event benefit the Port Allegany Varsity Football and Football Boosters. More than 200 ladies enjoyed an afternoon of fun with a chance to win 21 designer purses and 50-plus bucket auction items.
Purses were donated by Justin and Ashley Bienkowski, Pete and Tina Ayers, Jamie Kisko and Dannielle Freer, Todd Moses and Laura Fillhart, Steve and Linda Smoker, Anna Fair and Earl and Jan Stromberg, Chad and Megan Saltsman, Seth Lowery, Jay and Melissa Stiles and Tim and Heather Dynda, Mike and Trisha Kallenborn, Josh and Erica Petruzzi, Mike and Sonia Young, Bruce Edgreen, Jeff and Jill Stuckey, Pine Valley Nursery, Anesthesia Department and Short Procedure Unit at UPMC Cole and Bruce Edgreen, Jr..
The Kenneth Cole Luggage Set was donated by Bonna Carlson, Bonnie Healy and the Football Boosters.
Touchdown Donations were given by Port Freeze, Shop ‘n Save, Pete and Tina Ayers, Josh and Erica Petruzzi, Mike and Trisha Kallenborn, Bruce Edgreen, Bruce Edgreen, Jr., Todd Husson PA-C & Short Procedure Unit, Jamie Kisko and Dannelle Freer, Jeff and Jill Stuckey, Mike and Sonia Young, Justin and Ashley Bienkowski, Seth Lowery, Matt Bodamer and Tierra Johnson, Chad and Meagan Saltsman, Steve and Linda Smoker, Pine Valley Nursery, Todd Moses and Laura Fillhart, Anna Fair, Bonna Carlson, Guy and Denise Distrola, Bonnie Healy, Jamie and Denise Evens, Chad and Jenn Moses, Tim and Heather Dynda, Jay and Melissa Stiles, Todd and Kelli Burgess, Bob and Kellie Guilds, and Nick and Melynda Budd.
Field Goal Donations came from Ron and Tracy Wilfong, Eric and Tonya Button, Earl and Jan Stromberg, Jack and Dana Klawuhn, Jason Tanner, Bruce and Beth Bee, Jessica Gordon, Gary and Alice Falk, Denny and Melody Moses and the Gethsemane Lutheran Church.
Kick Off Donations came from Carol Wallace, Denise Russell, Tara Debockler, Coreise Corey, Kelly Preston, Danielle Spencer, Melissa Hamilton and Paula Whitney.
The Football Boosters thank everyone who donated as well as Coach (Justin) Bienkowski and the football players who assisted throughout the event, to Tina Ayers who led the committee and to Ed Vicic and the Port Freeze.
The Boosters are well on their way of meeting the fundraising goal for new uniforms and equipment. The group has two more events this summer including an Under the Lights wrestling tournament on June 29 and the Sizzling Summer Raffle drawings that will take place in June.