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Fundraiser event to feature former Cubs, Peoria Chiefs player Mark Grace

PEORIA - The Walter F. Jacob Foundation will host a fundraiser event with former Chicago Cub and Peoria Chief Mark Grace at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at Brewers Distributing in Peoria. 

The evening is open to the public and doors will open at 6 p.m. Ballpark food and drinks will be provided.

Grace will share stories of his former professional baseball career. 

For $50, the general admission tickets will include an autographed picture of Grace, food and drinks, as well as a Q&A session. $100 VIP tickets will include those, as well as a meet and greet with Grace after the event and reserved seating. $700 event sponsor tickets will include VIP ticket package for eight people, as well as an autographed jersey. 

The Walter F. Jacob Foundation is a nonprofit and supports numerous charties throughout the Peoria area; including East Seals, Children's Home, Children's Hospital, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Eventbrite website or contact Tony Halsey at halsey865@yahoo.com. 


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