GREENE – On an ordinary day, people would have a hard time mistaking the Genegantslet Golf Club for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness or Belmont Stakes. But next Friday, that might not be the case. According to organizers, fans of the Triple Crown will feel right at home that night, when the Greater Greene Chamber of Commerce host its Business Showcase, “A Night at the Races.”
The event will take place 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 1, according to GGCC Executive Director Grace Benkovitz.
For businesses, the event presents a chance to promote the goods and services they provide. For community members, a chance to see what those companies have to offer and, as the name implies, enjoy a night at the races.
Tickets to the event are $20 in advance and $22 at the door.
“The admission cost includes food and a Horse Racing BINGO card with the opportunity to win one of 12 races - the grand prize drawing being a 32-inch flat screen TV,” reported Benkovitz.
The event will feature a number of other games and prizes as well, including roulette. Radio personality Big Wally will be the evening’s host...