Friday, November 12, 2010

CNYRD Collecting Toys for Jams for Tots!

CNY Roller Derby is teaming up with Jams for Tots this year to make local children's holiday season a little more playful! Bring any unwrapped new toy to the Tramontane Cafe between November 15th and December 1st. On December 4th all of the toys collected will be presented to the Jams for Tots event taking place at The Electric Company from 2:00pm-2:00am. CNY Roller Derby will also be donating some of our merch in a gift basket to be auctioned off for the cause. Please join us in making this holiday season special for the kids in the area!

CNYRD wants to walk in with a gigantic sack of toys to donate, so HELP US OUT!

Donation Location:
Tramontane Cafe
1105 Lincoln Ave.
Utica, NY

Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays 7:30am-9:30pm; Wednesdays & Thursdays 7:30am-11:00pm; Fridays 7:30am-12:00am; Saturdays 12:00pm-12:00am; Sundays 5:00pm-11:00pm.

The Jams for Tots event is in its second consecutive year. Organized by our good friend Marie Soldato (of CNYRD sponsor Soldato's Pizza), and hosted by CNYRD sponsor and supporter The Electric Company, the actual event runs from Dec 4th at 2pm straight through Dec 5th at 2am. 12 hours of awesome live music for a good cause. The festivities will include raffles, giveaways, special guests, and live music by:

Positive Mental Trip
Tim Herron Corp. Acoustic
Joe Sweet
Sweet Vendetta
Cappy Franti Duo (Michael Franti's son)
John of the Shred
The Whiskey Reverb
El Ka Bong
Monday Night Special
and more TBA

$7 cover OR bring a new, unwrapped toy and get in for free
All money raised goes to the purchase of toys so we can give less fortunate children a better Christmas.
Strangers Helping Strangers will be there collecting non-perishable food items, baby items and feminine products.

If you're on Facebook and want to help us with our donation, please add yourself to our CNYRD event page here.
Also, please check out the Jams for Tots facebook page for more info

Friday, November 5, 2010

CNYRD Appearing at the Bargain Bin Review - B-Movie Bonanza Saturday!!!

Members of CNY Roller Derby will be participating in the Bargain Bin Review / B-Movie Bonanza event going on THIS Saturday, Noveber 6th, from 8pm-12:30am at the Uptown Theater, 2014 Genessee St, Utica, NY.
Come see your favorite Utica Clubbers, Blue Collar Betties, and Rome Wreckers get put on the spot in a game show and lots of other fun.

Showing BEST WORST MOVIE and TROLL 2, featuring games, prizes, vendors, live music by Tribal Law, and of course, US!
Tickets are on sale NOW, at the Uptown Theater or the Tramontaine Cafe, $10 advance or $12 at door.

Monday, November 1, 2010

CNYRD's Quest for a new home on City Limits!

Back in September, the crew from City Limits, the weekly TV show put out by Utica mayor David Roefaro , came to one of our home bouts and did some filming. They wanted to concentrate on showing our success with our events, the ladies of our league, and our quest for a dependable year round home.
We're happy to share that our prayers have been answered. More info on that to come;)

Thank you to the crew of City Limits for producing this wonderful piece. We really appreciate the support!

[unfortunately we could not get our video files to sync up with the audio....sorry for the weird sync stuff!]