< Back to All News

Huge Crowd turns out for 10th Annual Kanes Penny Pitch

The 10th annual Penny Pitch at Kanes Restaurant to benefit a new Infusion Center at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital drew a big crowd this year. To start off the event, Grass Valley City Council Member Howard Levine delivered a proclamation for the Penny Pitch.

click to listen to Howard levine

Several teams lined up to pitch pennies Saturday to hopefully win the coveted trophy. This year the trophy went to Abe Abt who ┬átalked with KNCO’s Geoff Flynn after his win.

click to listen to Abe Abt-Penny Pitch winner

Marty Lombardi who was attending the Penny Pitch says events like this are what Nevada County is all about.

click to listen to Marty Lombardi

All funds raised from the Penny Pitch will go to the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation to go towards completion of a new Infusion Center at the hospital. Officials say the Infusion center is seeing  some 9,500 patients a year and that number is likely to grow.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment



* captcha