Stafford Speedway Teaming with First Niagara to Collect Relief Supplies for Massachusetts Tornado Victims

Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford Speedway and First Niagara are teaming up to help victims of the recent Massachusetts tornado. As part of the First Niagara Independence Day Fireworks Celebration this Friday night, Stafford Speedway will be collecting donation items at the main gate that will be used to assist Massachusetts residents who were affected by the tornado.

Stafford Speedway is offering a special deal for fans who bring a donation item with them to the track this Friday night. Any adult who brings a donation item with them to the track this Friday night will receive $3.00 off an Adult General Admission ticket for the First Niagara Independence Day Fireworks Celebration.

The following is a list of items that are needed the most: Work Gloves, Gatorade, Insect Repellent, Coolers, Plastic Bins & Boxes, Tylenol, Large Trash Bags, Gasoline Cards, Sunscreen, Canopy Tents, Tarps & Ropes, Internet Cards, Bandages, Chain Saws and Chain Saw Parts, and Trash Barrels.

“We’re happy to be partnered with First Niagara in this relief supply endeavor,” said Stafford COO/GM Mark Arute. “The Monson, Mass. area is very close to home for us here at Stafford. There are a lot of fans, drivers, and crew members from that area that come to Stafford every Friday night and we’re happy to be able to do a small part in helping those who are in need of these supplies get back on track.”

While Stafford Speedway will serve as a drop point this Friday night for relief items, donations can be made at any time at any of the following First Niagara branch locations: Stafford Springs, Willington, Vernon Tri-City, Vernon, Storrs, Ellington, and Tolland.

Tickets for this Friday night’s First Niagara Independence Day Fireworks Celebration are available and on sale now at the SMS Box Office. Tickets are priced at $15.00 for Adult General Admission, $5.00 for Children Ages 6-14 General Admission, and $18.00 for Reserved Seating for all ages. Tickets can be ordered by calling the Stafford Motor Speedway track office at 860-684-2783 or tickets are available at the admission gate the night of the event. Spectator gates will open at 5:15pm, qualifying heats will begin at 6:15pm, and feature events will begin at 7:15pm with the Fireworks display after dark.

For more information, contact the Stafford Motor Speedway track office at 860-684-2783 or visit us on the web at www.staffordspeedway.com.

Sources: Scott Running/Stafford Motor Speedway PR


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