Demon pride was alive and kicking at the Westlake Demons Athletic Boosters (WDAB) inaugural, sold-out Demon Derby “Night at the Races”. The event, held at St. Demetrios Church Cultural Center on April 27, included dinner, drinks, sideboards, horse races and raffle packages with all proceeds benefiting WDAB and our mission to support all Demons athletics.
“WDAB is a thriving organization with an energized group of families with students as young as 5th grade participating in our efforts and attending the Demon Derby. We are thrilled to have such tremendous support for our athletic programs and thank everyone who attended and donated to our 2nd Annual Night at the Races,” stated Gina Redinger, WDAB President. Attendees included Westlake coaches, administrators, parents of all grade levels, teachers, and staff in addition to corporate sponsorship backing from local businesses including: Nemo Grille/Bar Nova, Dean’s Greenhouse, State Farm Insurance – Nate Courtney, North Coast Jaw & Implant Center, Pat Catan’s, Cahill Insurance & Financial Services, J.L. Thomas & Company, Inc., Marie Nader Howard Hanna, Della Vella Howard Hanna Real Estate Team, SpyGlass, and Thogus.
“The continued success of this event is a testament to our community’s commitment to support Demon athletics. We hope the momentum continues and we can make this a yearly event. We look forward to our continued membership growth as our families and community see the real work and benefits attained through WDAB for all athletes, all teams,” stated event co-chair, Meredith LaVecchia.
(WDAB) is a community-based organization established with an ALL ATHLETICS/ONE GOAL approach of supporting Westlake City School athletic teams in grades 7-12. WDAB strives to provide equipment, uniforms, scoreboards, athletic structures, etc. – via the fundraising efforts of its members, parents, the greater Westlake community, and local businesses.
While WDAB is a separate entity from Westlake City Schools and its athletic departments, it supports the activities and needs of our interscholastic athletes and athletic programs. WDAB is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit charitable organization and strictly run by a group of dedicated volunteers.