Pittsburgh Sports Auction April 6 Benefits Myasthenia Gravis Association

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The Myasthenis Gravis Association of Western PA will host its 20th annual Sports Memorabilia Auction April 6 at the Club at Nevillewood in Presto, PA, with 100 autographed items available for bid from stars such as Joe Greene, James Neal, Pedro Alvarez and Ralph Kiner.

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The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA invites all sports fans and collectors to attend the 20th Annual Sports Memorabilia Auction on Sunday, April 6th from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. This fun, family-friendly event will be held at the Club at Nevillewood, in Presto, PA. TV/Radio personality Ellis Cannon will serve as host.

Pittsburgh Pirates alumni Steve Blass and Frank Thomas, former Steelers Andy Russell and Marv Kellum, and Lightweight Boxing Champ Rod Salka will be among the celebrities in attendance to sign free autographs. Singer-songwriter Mike Gallagher will kick off the event with live music. Attendees will enjoy the popular sports “grab bags”, a delicious buffet, a cash bar, and a basket raffle as well as the Live and Silent Auctions of signed sports memorabilia.

This event will feature approximately 100 autographed items available for bidding and include some of your favorite stars such as: Joe Greene, Antonio Brown, James Neal, Pedro Alvarez, Starling Marte, Ralph Kiner and many more. All proceeds will benefit the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania (MGA), which provides medical care, educational resources, and support services to those with myasthenia gravis – an autoimmune disorder of muscle weakness with no known cause or cure.

MGA wishes to thank all of their generous sponsors for making this event possible: Sponsors include Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dick Landowners Group, LLC and The Pittsburgh Sports Report as the official media sponsor.

Admission is only $35.00 per person and includes dinner, a welcome bag of goodies, free celebrity autographs and free parking. Advance reservations are strongly suggested as space is limited. For more information about the event or to make a reservation, please call (412) 566-1545.

Maree Gallagher

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