Long Islanders to Box in 2014 Long Island Fight for Charity


Twenty Long Islanders are gearing up to box for charity in the 11th Long Island Fight for Charity on November 24, 2014

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Melville, NY - October 13, 2014 - The Long Island Fight for Charity, one of Long Island’s largest and most anticipated charity networking events of 2014, will be held on Monday, November 24, at the Hilton Long Island, 598 Route 110, Melville. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Ten boxing matches on the evening’s card will feature local business professionals, turned volunteer boxers, who will go toe-to-toe in the ring as the main attraction. This popular fundraising event includes networking among boxers, sponsors and fans and Restaurant and Beverage Tasting provided by 20 local restaurants and beverage companies.

Local businesses and professional firms sponsoring this year’s 11th Main Event include Event Sponsor Alure Home Improvements; Contender Sponsor, Vehicle Tracking Solutions; Ring Sponsors, PriceWaterhouseCooper and Farrell Fritz; Round Card Sponsors, Scotto Brothers and Merit Environmental Consulting; Boxer Sponsor, Empire National Bank; Sparring Partner Sponsors, Moms Who Kick, and Alex Gallego; Supplement Sponsors, Spices Nutrition, Sir Speedy, Westbury, Melville and Hauppauge and Carlyle On the Green.

The volunteer boxers representing the Long Island business community to be featured in the 11th Main Event are as follows: Rhonda “Master of Financial Disaster” Klch vs. Jessica “Big Guns” Gallone; Joanne “Turbo Jo” Duchnowski vs. Lisa “The Professor” Consolo; Anila “Flaka” Gjegji vs. Melissa “Bone Crusher” Itoh; Joe “The Limo King of the Ring” vs. James “No Excuses” Mantione; Mell “The Kid” Goldman vs. Michael “All Business” Dellaquila; Stefan “Lights Out” Borovina vs. TBA; Peter “Blue Eyes” Desiderio vs. Jamie “Superfly” Stuart; Sal “The Hammer” Ferro vs. John “Case Closed” Dalli; Tai “The Mop” Vicari vs. Caryn Calisi; Jason “Balboa” Frangoulis vs. TBA.

Proceeds from this unique LI Fight for Charity fundraiser will be donated to The Long Island Community Chest, The Genesis School and the National Foundation for Human Potential. Long Island Fight for Charity has already donated $850,000 to Long Island charities since 2003. This event is expected to sell out and break previous records.

V.I.P. seats are $225, general seats are $150; both include admission to pre-event networking and cocktail reception. The V.I.P. reception 5:30 p.m.; doors open at 6:00 p.m. Main Event boxing matches beginning 6:30 p.m. Click here for tickets, or for more information visit www.lifightforcharity.org or call 877-240-7821.