Team Ritter members Linda Nihill Belocas and Brian Nihill will be having a tailgate party in memory of their father, Torrey Nihill, to be held in Hanover, MA on Sunday, October 6, 2013.  Proceeds will benefit the John Ritter Foundation (JRF).  Linda and Brian say, “Please come and watch the Patriots beat the Bengals and enjoy an afternoon of football and fun for a great cause close to our hearts!”

This entertaining event will have something for everyone, including:

  • Wood fired pizza cart
  • Sausage cart (with hotdogs and hamburgers, too!)
  • Wine / beer
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Kids’ activities (bouncy houses, games, & more, including a mobile gaming truck!)
  • Outdoor TVs to watch the game
  • Boston sports t-shirt truck
  • Live music:  Kurt Remlinger and Fil Pacino
  • 50/50 drawing
  • Silent Auction:  bid now on fun items and activities like golf, whitewater rafting, hot air balloon rides, and art
  • Purchase a commemorative beer stein or wine glass for $20, and enjoy unlimited fills on tap brews or wine!  Available for purchase on game day.

What:    New England Patriots Tailgate Party
When:   Sunday, October 6, 2013 – 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Where:  73 Town Line Drive, Hanover, MA
Cost:     $25 per person, ages 12 and older (children age 11 and younger are free)
(Your first 2 beers are included in the ticket price, food is extra)

To purchase tickets, mail a check (with return address) for $25 per ticket to:

Brian Nihill
P.O. Box 2200
Hanover, MA  02339

Questions? Click here to send an email to Brian.

Thank you for your support, Linda and Brian!  Please read their story to find out why supporting the JRF is important to them: Read more

Linda Belocas, member of the Team Ritter 2013 ING NYC Marathon team and Independent Rep with Silpada Jewelry, will donate 30% of all sales of the handcrafted sterling silver jewelry to the John Ritter Foundation when purchased through her website.

Linda and her brother, Brian Nihill, are both members of Team Ritter, and are working together to reach their $6,000 joint fundraising goal.  They are running in honor of their father, Torrey Nihill, who passed away due to a brain aneurysm.  Please support their efforts by purchasing your sparkle at   It makes the perfect stocking stuffer, thoughtful holiday gift, or addition to your own wardrobe!

Instructions for purchasing jewelry:

1.  Visit Linda’s interactive e-commerce page at


3.  On top of the horizontal bar where it says “Invited to a Party?”, choose “Find your Hostess now!

4.  Choose “TEAM RITTER” from the list of hostesses.

5. Continue shopping!

You can also make a donation directly to support Linda’s and Brian’s efforts on their Crowdrise fundraising page:

Thank you, Linda and Brian, for your support!