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Test Your Sports Knowledge While Helping After-School Program In Bridgeport

Former ESPN sports personality Howie Schwab headlines the Monday Stump the Schwab dinner and game event to benefit Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport.
Former ESPN sports personality Howie Schwab headlines the Monday Stump the Schwab dinner and game event to benefit Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport. Photo Credit: Contributed photo

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Think you know everything there is to know about sports? Then get a team together for the eighth annual Stump the Schwab event Monday in Trumbull to benefit the after-school and Saturday youth programs at the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport.

Hosted by Howie Schwab, who ran a similar show for ESPN, the fundraiser also includes a dinner. It will be held at the Iron Chop House, 6540 Main St., Trumbull. The event starts at 5:30 p.m., with the game starting at 6:30 p.m.

Teams can test their sports knowledge by answering questions drafted by Schwab. The entry fee for a team of five is $600, and teams can buy a mulligan for $100 if members are stumped on a question.

For more details and to register a team, visit the event's website . Sponsorships are also available. Also, to register or for sponsorship information contact Katie O’Leary at 203-336-4468 or at koleary@shehancenter.org .

Proceeds from the event benefit youth programs at the Cardinal Shehan Center, which was founded in 1962. Located at 1494 Main St., Bridgeport, the center offers area youth a variety of sports and social programs in a clean, safe environment.

More than 4,000 young people take part in programs, which include the after-school and Saturday program, basketball leagues, day camps and physical education classes at local schools. In addition, the Shehan Center offers tutoring as well as other enrichment programs and experiences such as JWC Girls Zone Program, Leadership Program, Counselor in Training program, sailing, karate, swimming, dance, art, cooking, gardening, bee keeping, rugby and more.

Call 203-336-4468 or visit the center's website for more details.

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