Grand Prix New York (GPNY), an indoor karting and entertainment facility in Mount Kisco, will host a public fundraising event benefiting the Mount Kisco Fire Department’s 9/11 memorial. The event will take place on Thursday, March 31st, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
As we have previously written, the memorial is set to be placed on the north side of the Mount Kisco Public Library and will feature two granite towers rising from a reflective pool; each tower will be engraved with the names of the 343 brave firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. The memorial is being constructed and financed solely by volunteer labor and donations of all sizes from local firefighters, residents, and businesses.
Nat Mundy, GPNY Vice President stated “Hosting this fundraiser will further the efforts of the Mount Kisco 9/11 memorial and Grand Prix New York is honored to contribute.” In addition to the March 31st racing fundraiser, the Mount Kisco Fire Department is also raffling off a 2010 Camaro SS. Grand Prix is displaying the car inside of their facility. Raffle tickets can be purchased at Grand Prix New York during business hours or by contacting Richard Alexander or Paul Felice. The winner of the Camaro will be chosen in a drawing on Saturday, April 2nd, at the Green Street firehouse’s annual Spaghetti Dinner or when the 500th ticket is sold.
For those interested in attending the 9/11 memorial fundraiser at Grand Prix New York in Mount Kisco, the fundraiser donation fee for adults 21 and over is $50 in advance, $60 on the day of the event. This includes professional racing instruction and two races to be used on the night of the event or during a future visit, use of the billiard tables, a catered buffet dinner, and three hours of beer and wine service. For guests under 21, the fee is $25 in advance, $30 on the day of, which includes two races per guest, use of the billiard tables, two arcade tokens, a catered buffet dinner, and all-you-can-drink soda and juice.