Vauxhall, AB –
The VAB is excited for the 14th annual Awards/Scholarship Fundraising Banquet February 29th, 2020 at the Vauxhall Community Hall (5 pm cocktails and 5:45 pm program begins). We are very excited to announce former Toronto Blue Jay & 16 year MLB veteran – Rance Mulliniks as our featured speaker. Mulliniks spent 16 seasons with the California Angles, Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays.
The evening will once again be highlighted by the Reno Lizzi Scholarships as well as several other Awards and Scholarship presentations. A silent auction, live auction and raffles will be going on throughout the evening
We are also very excited to welcome the 7th & 8th inductees to our Wall of Excellence.
David Reiniger was the 1st player to commit to become a Jet and the 1st to receive a scholarship to the US attending Alabama Huntsville. David has his masters in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Alabama and has worked with Boeing & NASA on rocket design and currently with Blue Origin as their Propulsion Module Director with the goal to send humans to space in 2020.
Josh Burgmann is a 3 year Jet who graduated in 2016 after spending 2 years with Team Canada and was drafted out of high school by the Cardinals. Josh elected to attend the University of Washington and helped pitch the Huskies to the 2018 College World Series. In 2019, Josh became the highest drafted Jet in history after being selected in the 5th round by the Chicago Cubs. Josh currently is training in Vauxhall getting ready for spring training.
Some of the highlight auction items will be posted prior to the banquet.
Please contact Lynda Unruh at [email protected] for tickets. Tickets cost is $60/ticket or $450/table of 8
We look forward to celebrating with the past, current and future Jets!