Gary Rowe, Mark Tabaka, Sharon Rowe and Laurie Voinschet were at Cafe 210 West in State College prior to the Rock The ’80s Concert to benefit the Bob Perks Fund at the State Theatre on Saturday, March 22. The concert featured several area bands with proceeds going to the Bob Perks Fund, a nonprofit that has raised and distributed more than $800,000 to families facing financial hardship because of cancer who live in Blair, Centre, Clearfield and Huntingdon Counties.
ERIC SMITH — For the CDT
The Bob Perks Fund hosted a reception at Cafe 210 West, followed by a concert at The State Theatre. With nearly 500 guests, the goal was to raise $15,000.
Musicians including the JR Mangan Band, Long Afternoon, Mr. Hand, Tongue in Groove, Screwdriver Sally, Velveeta, The Insomniacs, Scott Mangene, Spider Kelly, Cone of Silence, and Brad Fey and the Feats of Strength entertained the crowd.
The fund was established to provide financial support to people dealing with cancer.