Jeff Milkie is hosting a raffle benefitting the Pat Quilling & Frank Matrise Jr. Scholarship Fund. The fund supports BGC Sports athletes who come from low-income households and wish to play sports at the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha (BGCK). The drawing will be on Tuesday, June 1st at 5pm. Winners will be notified by the BGCK staff on Wednesday June 2nd. Only 400 tickets will be sold at $100 each. The prizes are as follows:
- 1st place: $5,000
- 2nd place: $2,000
- 3rd place: $1,500
- 4th place: $1,000
- 5th place: $500
Tickets can be purchased now with cash, check or credit card at the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha, 1330 52nd Street. Sales will stop June 1st at 1 pm. Tickets must be completed in full and left at the BGCK.
Frank Matrise Jr. (1966 – 2019) was a teacher, dean, coach, husband, son, dad, and more. He coached football for 34 years; 19 years at Tremper and later at St. Joe’s. He also volunteered his time coaching youth football through CYC/BGC Sports. In 2016, he was inducted to the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Pat Quilling (1936 – 2006) embodied the mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha and CYC Sports. He was pivotal in developing CYC’s Youth Football program and has positively impacted the lives of hundreds of youth. His family was named Sports Family of the Year in 1987 and in 2002 the football field at CYC Park was dedicated in his honor. Quilling has been involved with the BGCK as a board member, volunteer, coach and benefactor since the 70’s. He was a veteran, husband, dad, grandfather, coach, and more.