Holtz’s Heroes and Bethlehem Catholic High School Team Up for ‘Irish Legends’ Event

Notre Dame championship football coach Lou Holtz is coming to the Diocese of Allentown for a fundraiser called “Irish Legends.” Holtz’s Heroes, in partnership with Bethlehem Catholic High School, will host the event Sunday, June 2 and Monday, June 3 at Woodstone Country Club and Lodge, Danielsville.

Holtz’s Heroes is a “nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and extending the legacy of love, trust, and commitment exemplified by Coach Lou Holtz and his players, coaches, and staff.” It supports former student-athletes facing financial, physical, or mental hardships; provides scholarship aid to deserving youth; and serves communities in need through charitable works.

All proceeds from this event will support the Holtz’s Heroes Foundation, Inc., and the Bethlehem Catholic General Scholarship Fund.

In addition, Bethlehem Catholic’s Holtz’s Heroes Charitable Works Program will be supporting these local charities: Catholic Charities, Cay Galgon Life House, and Serving to Aid and Restore (STAR).

The two-day event will include: Sunday – Mass 4 p.m., Dinner/Auction 5 p.m.; Monday – Golf Outing 8 a.m.

Dinner will include a surf and turf meal, appetizers, and open bar. The golf outing will include breakfast.

Prizes for the live, silent, and online auction will include an original watercolor painting of Coach Holtz, painted by renowned sports artist James Fiorentino and signed by Holtz. For more information on Fiorentino, go to https://www.jamesfiorentino.co....

Some of the Holtz’s Heroes expected to attend are Reggie Brooks (Washington Redskins), Ned Bolcar (Seattle Seahawks/Miami Dolphins), Steve Beuerlein (Carolina Panthers), Tim Grunhard (Kansas City Chiefs), Paul Grasmanis (Philadelphia Eagles), Dave Butler, Dan Tanczos, Tom Freeman, and Trevor Morris.

To sponsor or purchase tickets, or learn more about the Charitable Works Program, go to https://becahi.org/irish-legends-2024/.

Photo Credit: Mike Bennett, Lighthouse Imaging.


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