Utica, NY (WIBX) - Boilermaker officials presented a check for $4,000 to the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica area today.

The money comes from the Pasta Dinner held the Saturday before the Boilermaker.

Brenda Episcopo, the Executive Director of the United Way, says the money will go directly into the agency's community fund, which is allocated to to programs to meet needs in the community.

This year's Pasta Dinner was held at Mohawk Valley Community College.

This was the 16th year for the dinner.