Mark calendar: Annual Meals on Wheels fundraiser on Oct. 5th

Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Event featuring The Fabulous Greaseband on Saturday, October 5, 2013

The Fabulous Greaseband, a seven-member nostalgic dance-party band and concert attraction, will bring their rock ‘n’ roll party to Pottstown this fall for the annual Meals on Wheels fundraising event.

The Fabulous Greaseband features outstanding male and female lead vocals in a front trio backed by a gifted group of instrumentalists. Their highly entertaining and energetic delivery of some of the greatest songs ever written has kept the group on top for well over 30 years.

The show will be held on Saturday, October 5 at the historic Sunnybrook Ballroom, 50 Sunnybrook Road, Pottstown. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. (A cash beverage and snack bar will be available.) Advance tickets recommended.

Funds raised during this event will benefit Family Services’ Meals on Wheels program. Each weekday, Family Services’ Meals on Wheels program provides two meals, a hot lunch and a cold supper to refrigerate, to an average of 175 homebound elderly and disabled individuals in Pottstown, Royersford and the Lower Perkiomen Valley. Community volunteers personally deliver approximately 80,000 meals a year, bringing nourishment, friendship and a kind word to those most in need.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Ruth Hood, program director, Meals on Wheels, at 610-326-1610 ext. 236 or or visit Tickets may be purchased weekdays between 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Family Services’ Pottstown Office, 1976 East High Street, Pottstown. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Generous sponsors of this event include Exelon/Limerick Generating Station; BTC Foods; Janney Montgomery Scott; Pottstown Memorial Medical Center; Sanatoga Ridge Community; and SMJ Construction.

Meals on Wheels fundraiser brings The Fabulous Greaseband to Sunnybrook on Oct. 5th

On Friday, October 5th, The Fabulous Greaseband brings their rock’n’roll party to the historic Sunnybrook Ballroom to entertain Meals on Wheels supporters for an  annual fundraising event.

From their website: The Fabulous Greaseband is a seven member “Best of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party Band. Their highly entertaining and energetic delivery of the greatest dance songs ever written has kept the group on top for the last thirty five years.”

Sunnybrook Ballroom is located at 50 Sunnybrook Road, Pottstown, PA 19464. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show begins at 8 p.m.  $25 general admission. (Cash beverage and snack bar)

Meals on Wheels is partially funded by Aging and Adult Services, and they need to raise funds to close the gap.  As in past economic downturns, non-profit charitable organizations are dramatically affected by dwindling resources at a time when need is increasing.  Family Services’ Meals on Wheels program, now in its 41st year of operation, serves more than 88,220 meals a year to 400 homebound seniors with the help of 200 loyal volunteers.  Their goal is to help homebound older adults remain in their homes despite temporary or chronic medical setbacks.


Family Services Meals on Wheels

1976 East High Street
Pottstown , PA 19464

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