Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel Community Outreach

Ricky Palermo Charity Concert Raises $20,000 in Ticket Sales

Western Regional Off-Track Betting (WROTB) / Batavia Downs Gaming President and CEO Henry Wojtaszek presented representatives from the Ricky Palermo Foundation with a check for $20,000 from ticket sales, food vendor and chair rental fees from the Bruce in the USA concert which was held on June 10th at Batavia Downs.

“We are so grateful to all the wonderful people in the community that volunteered their time to put on this event,” said Ricky Palermo, President and CEO of the Ricky Palermo Foundation.  “Thanks to Kathy Paradowski, Ryan Hasenauer, Henry Wojtaszek and all the wonderful people at Batavia Downs who helped us along the way.  I want to also give thanks to all the folks at our foundation that worked hard in making sure this event was a success.  We were able to raise awareness and much needed funds to help our community and continue to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.”

“The Bruce in the USA concert was a great way to kick off the summer and we are happy to present Ricky’s Foundation with this check,” said Wojtaszek. “Thanks to all the people that came out to support this great cause and to our staff that made sure everything went smoothly.”


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