Department of Human Services

"Gettin' Down(town) with Ozzie"

Fundraiser for The Bridge

April 1, 2011 | 2 min reading time

This article is 13 years old. It was published on April 1, 2011.

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Mark your calendar now for Monday, April 25, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. That's when The Bridge will host "Gettin' Down(town) with Ozzie" at Ozzie's Restaurant & Sports Bar, 1511 Washington Avenue. Special guest Ozzie Smith will be available for photos and autographs (charge applies). Register for the home run derby on the restaurant's Wii! Bid on baseball collectibles! Meet Fredbird® (between 5:00 and 5:30)! Enjoy hot dogs, beef sliders, chips, peanuts and soda, all included with admission. (Alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase.) Ticket prices are $25.00 for adults and $12.50 for youth ages 6-17. Children 5 and under attend free. All proceeds benefit The Bridge, a 501 (c) (3) agency that provides services for residents of downtown St. Louis who are currently homeless. Register online at or by sending a check payable to The Bridge to 1610 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO, 63103. Please write "Ozzie's event" in the memo line, and be sure to indicate how many tickets are for youth and how many are for adults. It's a great event for all ages, so come out and play at "Gettin' Down(town) with Ozzie!" For more information about The Bridge, please visit

If you can't make it to the event, but would like to support The Bridge, consider a sponsorship. Levels–and their perks–are: Hall of Fame for $1,000, includes 8 admission tickets and a photo with Ozzie Smith; World Champs for $500, includes 4 admission tickets and a photo with Ozzie; Gold Glove for $250, includes 2 admission tickets and a photo with Ozzie.  Please make checks payable to The Bridge and indicate sponsorship level in the memo line. Thank you!