Bob Perks cancer fund fundraiser set for Saturday in State College

The Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund is hosting its second annual “Rock the ’80s” event Saturday night that includes a reception, live entertainment and dancing.

The fund helps raise money for eligible families in central Pennsylvania facing financial difficulties due to medical expenses. It helps cancer patients with basic necessities, said fund Director Norma Keller.

For $60, the event will include a 5:30 p.m. reception at Café 210 West and a concert with 11 local bands that follows at 7 p.m. at The State Theatre.

Tickets can be purchased at www.