Town Square

Post a New Topic

Soccer teams plan fundraiser Sunday for injured former teammate

Original post made on Jul 12, 2011

Boys and girls soccer teams in Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville will play in a series of tournaments on their home fields next Sunday to raise funds for Eric Cavalli, a former teammate and Foothill High School graduate who was seriously injured in a snowboarding accident last February.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 7:59 AM

Comments (6)

Like this comment
Posted by Former BUSC Parent
a resident of Country Fair
on Jul 12, 2011 at 8:30 am

Is there somewhere we can make a donation for this event? We will not be in town on Sunday to watch the games and we know Eric personally and would love to contribute to the fundraiser.

Thanks to all the clubs for putting this together.

Like this comment
Posted by Gary Thurner
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 12, 2011 at 8:34 am

Jeff, thanks for posting this.

Also, thank you "Former BUSC Parent" Please contact Kevin Crow, the BUSC Director of Coaching regarding a donation, I am sure Kevin can help direct you. You can find he contact info on the BUSC website,

Like this comment
Posted by Debi
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 12, 2011 at 12:26 pm

What a wonderful community we live in. I am proud of our kids for volunteering their time and efforts for such a great cause. Prayers go out to Eric and his family.

Like this comment
Posted by Former BUSC Parent
a resident of Country Fair
on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:30 am

Thanks Gary will reach out to Kevin for more info.

Like this comment
Posted by James
a resident of Castlewood
on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:01 pm

I am not politicizing this tragic event, but I want to say this accident (which can happen to ANY of us or our kids is EXACTLY what health care reform is all about. the United States and South Africa are the only 2 industrialized nations in the world that do not have cradle to grave government sponsored health insurance. Due to a patch of ice on a mountain slope the Cavalli family now has ruinous health care bills they cannot afford to pay. They will be wiped out and their credit scores destroyed due to no fault of their own. We are a better nation than that.

Like this comment
Posted by Gary Thurner
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:19 pm

There is a SUNDAY NIGHT EVENT - Following the tournament:

6:00 PM Dublin HS

Meet Brent Jones of the 49er's
Meet Eric Cavalli

Raffle to win a football signed by Brent Jones and a basketball signed by Chris Mullen.

Watch a women's professional soccer match; Bay Area Breeze vs West Coast WildKatz

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Valley Trails site is poor location for school
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 597 views

Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 372 views


Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.