Jamie “Fly Boy” Austin of Syosset’s Austin Travel, who is co-founder of Long Island Fight for Charity, will meet Steve “SlowHand” Bernstein of Old Bethpage in the Tenth Long lsland Fight for Charity Main Event onNovember 25 at the Hilton Long Island in Melville, which will mark the fifth time Austin will enter the ring to raise funds for charity.
The Long Island Fight for Charity is one of Long Island’s largest and most anticipated charity networking events of the year. Boxing matches feature local business professionals going toe-to-toe on the canvas as the main attraction. This popular fundraising event also includes networking and food and beverages provided by local restaurants.
Tickets for the main event are available online. Ringside V.I.P. seats are $195, premium seats are $125, and both include admission to a pre-event special networking and cocktail reception. The V.I.P. reception starts at 5:30 p.m. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the boxing matches begin at 6:30 p.m. More than 20 local restaurants will provide food and beverages for the event. For tickets and information visitwww.lifightforcharity.org; call 877-240-7821. To see great photos go to http://flic.kr/s/aHsjKqa8oK.
Local businesses and professional firms sponsoring this year’s 10th Main Event include Event Sponsor Alure Home Improvements; Presenting Sponsor Caring People; Judges Sponsor Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana; Round Card Sponsors Resorts World Casino New York City, Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP and Morrit Hock & Hamroff, LLP. Boxer Sponsors are Knockout Pest Control, Vehicle Tracking Solutions, Freshy Fresh Bagels, Merola Tile, Blackman Plumbing and Hunter Electrical. Other sponsors are Chateau Briand – Scotto Brothers; Price Waterhouse Coopers; Farrell Fritz PC; Sir Speedy - Westbury, Melville and Hauppauge and Carlyle on the Green.
Proceeds from this unique LI Fight for Charity fundraiser will be donated to The Long Island Community Chest, The Genesis School and the National Foundation for Human Potential. Long Island Fight for Charity had already donated $700,000 to Long Island charities since 2003. This event is expected to sell out and break previous records.