Below is an announcement from the fundraiser’s organizers, first published in the Wilmington Town Crier on September 1, 2021:
WILMINGTON, MA — The inaugural Joe Gillis Memorial WHS Baseball Scholarship Bocce Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 25, 2021 — with a rain date of Sunday, September 26, 2021 — at the Jack Cushing Courts, located at 72 Middlesex Avenue in Wilmington.
Game schedule will be shared once teams are set.
For information to sign-up, please contact Andrea Gillis at 978-257-7787.
The donation is $25 per person/$100 per team. Venmo: @Gillis-Bocce-4WHS. Cash accepted. Checks can be made out to Andrea Gillis, memo: Joe Gillis Scholarship Fund.
All proceeds will go directly to individual $500.00 scholarships for one applicant chosen yearly. The day will include a double elimination bocce touranment.
Sign up with a team of four or individually and be placed on a team. There will be raffles during the day, BBQ and snacks for purchase, and BYOB.
Let’s gather together and have some fun as we remember Joe and raised funds for our WHS student baseball athletes.
1.) Start time for Game 1: 10am, park in Jack’s driveway or at 4th of July parking lot. No street parking.
2.) Arrive early but never late!
4.) Toast for Joe Gillis at noon.
5.) Bring cash for raffle tickets to win the following: iRobot Rumba; Three 99 Restaurant gift cards; Tremezzo gift card; The Jewelry Vault gift card; Sports Memorabilia; Round of Golf at Hillview CC North Reading; Basket of wine & scratch tickets.
6.) Winner’s games to 12 points and Losers games to 10 points.
7.) Hamburgers & hot dogs for cash donation.
8.) Have fun raising funds for WHS baseball student athletes.
9.) Toast Joe!
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