In just a couple of years, the business community and residents of Spring Lake have come to learn that Peter Grandich is the type of neighbor you want in your town. Grandich has hosted numerous events at his Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company office on Morris Avenue which always include two components…professional athletes and charity. Saturday, June 10th will not be any different but the cause is one that means much to him, so much so that he calls it “one of the most important Meet N Greets ever.”

Appearing Saturday from 2-4pm will be 3-time Stanley Cup champion Ken Daneyko and the NJ Devil himself…the team’s official mascot. The dynamic duo will look forward to meeting fans as each will be given a free personalized autographed from Daneyko who spent his entire 18-year career with the franchise and is affectionately known as “Mr. Devil.” Not only that but fans are invited to bring up to three items which Ken will sign and both he and the NJ Devil will be happy to pose for pictures. There will also be a special free drawing for an autographed Daneyko jersey, mini-helmet, puck and photo for all those who attend Saturday or who visit the office during the month of June.

Saturday’s event has another purpose as it will serve as a fundraiser for Chris J. Nolze, who like Daneyko is a member of Trinity’s Advisory Board. The Toms River High School South and Ocean County College graduate has been battling brain cancer for the past five years and has spent much of that time preparing for and recovering from surgeries. However, he has impressed everyone who knows him with his fighting spirit and refusal to let his many challenges deter him from making a positive impact in the lives of others despite dealing with chronic pain. He has created Chris’s Fight For a Cure Foundation so he can assist others which is just another way this selfless young man demonstrates his desire to support those in need.

Nolze’s medical bills continue to grow so on Saturday Grandich will offer more than two dozen sports memorabilia items for sale with 100% of those proceeds going to help Chris and his family. There will be a large selection of autographed Devils, Rangers, Flyers, Giants and Jets items as well as those from other pro athletes. For more information visit

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