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Early bird tickets available for RiverBlast 2018

Join the Gateway Community & Technical College Foundation in closing out summer with the Western & Southern/WEBN Fireworks - one of the largest fireworks displays in the Midwest. The 9th Annual RiverBlast fundraiser will take place on the Sunday, Sept. 2, of Labor Day weekend at the Fox Sports Club at Great American Ball Park. This is the premier way to enjoy the fireworks while supporting such an important cause.

The RiverBlast experience includes meeting iconic Reds characters like Rosie Red and Mr. Redlegs, a behind-the-scenes stadium tour, full beverage service, appetizers, buffet dinner, and private, reserved outdoor seating for the fireworks with coffee and dessert to follow. A silent auction and raffle are fabulous additions to your evening.

New this year - we are offering early bird ticket prices. Step up to the plate to help the Gateway Foundation knock student success out of the park while enjoying a spectacular Riverfest experience.

Early bird tickets are $185 per person or $1,450 per table. Also new this year is a child rate for $100. Early bird pricing ends on June 30. Use promo code "forstudents" in your order summary to receive your discount.

Original ticket prices are $200 per person or $1500 for a table of eight. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

The annual fundraiser hosted by the Gateway Foundation supports student scholarships, a student emergency fund and faculty/staff professional development.

The public is invited to purchase tickets and join the festivities that begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. Private parking is available to RiverBlast guests for an additional fee.

Guests will have use of the Fox Sports Club the entire evening. After the fireworks, guest may enjoy coffee and dessert while waiting for the crowd and traffic to clear.

This year’s major sponsors include: ORI, Regal, Forcht Bank, Heritage Bank, and VonLehman & Company, Inc.

Have RiverBlast questions? Contact Frannie Bennett, 859-442-1612 or frannie.bennett@kctcs.edu.