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Dec 17, 2002

Scuderia West Raffle Raises Money For Wegman Fund

From a press release issued by Scuderia West:<BR><BR>SCUDERIA WEST OPEN HOUSE RAISES $1825.00 FOR WEGMAN FUND<BR><BR>The Wegman Benefit Fund was this year's recipient of the proceeds from Scuderia West's annual benefit raffle. Scuderia's raffle has become a traditional part of their fall open house often lasting well over an hour as prizes donated from manufacturers and distributors are given out to the lucky winners.<BR><BR>This year's raffle raised $1825 with all proceeds going directly to the Wegman fund, a non-profit organization which provides assistance to seriously injured road racers who are injured while competing.<BR><BR>In recent years proceeds have gone to other not for profits such as The American Red Cross (following Sept. 11th) and the Christopher Reeve Foundation (spinal cord injury research) but after discovering the Wegman fund Scuderia felt that the proceeds would more directly reach those that need it in a sport that they have many friends, family and customers involved in.<BR><BR>Scuderia West wishes to thank all of those who attended the open house making it once again a terrific success.<BR><BR>Information on the Wegman fund is available at<BR>www.wegmanfund.org