Welcome to our 8th Annual Celebrity Bartender Fundraiser Presented by The Hewitt Family!

It's that time of year again! Join us at Collision Bend Brewing Company on Monday, November 14th from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for yet another night of friendship, fun and philanthropy. We appreciate your support us as we raise awareness about Rec2Connect, recreation therapy, and the local special needs community!

Your support will allow us to further our mission of connecting people with special needs and their families to community recreation, wellness and a lifetime of leisure skills through innovative recreational programming. We provide aquatic, exercise, bike and recreation programming weekly in:

  • Area recreation centers
  • Family recreation programs
  • Connect to Rec events
  • Scholarships 

throughout Northeast Ohio.  

Event Sponsors

Schedule of Events:


Please continue to visit this page for updates to the Silent Auction Bidding!

October 14th: Voting begins to determine the 2022 champion of the 8th Annual Celebrity Bartending Fundraiser! The Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle open.

November 14th 5:30-6:30 p.m. - VIP Happy Hour Meet & Greet (*Must be registered for!)

November 14th 6:30-9:30 p.m. - Live in-person event at Collision Bend Brewing Co. hosted by our very own emcee, Andre Knott of Bally Sports. Enjoy an evening filled with raffles, auctions and various games of chance sure to keep the night fun and festive. Your ticket includes Collision Bend crafted beers, American Liquor Co. specialty drinks and a night of fantastic food.

November 19th at Noon - Auction and raffle prize pick up at Panera Bread parking lot at 6700 Rockside Road in Independence, OH if necessary.

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