Westchester-Rockland Chapter Holds "Night at the Races" on March 12

February 11, 2011 – The V.I.P. Country Club in New Rochelle will be filled with the sounds of a good time on March 12 as the Westchester-Rockland chapter of CAF holds its 2011 “Night at the Races,” a sensational way to experience thoroughbred horse racing the way it was meant to be.


Horse Racing

The evening starts at 7:00 p.m. The elegant comfort of the V.I.P. Country Club allows guests to enjoy a fabulous buffet dinner, open bar and raffles while betting on the video horse races. When the food, company and surroundings are this good, everyone’s a winner.

The cost is $75 per person and attire is casual. For more information, you can download a flyer by clicking here, or you can contact Peter Chieco at anemia@optonline.net.

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