“Locals Helping Locals” at Restore the Shore Concert Series This Saturday

Posted on January 22, 2013 By

Super storm Sandy destroyed much of the shore and the possessions of the people who live here, but through the spirit of “locals helping locals” and our own Hometown Heroes, there is an opportunity to help those in dire need.

Join a group of local Hometown Heroes for a night of live music at a Restore the Shore Concert Series – Coming Together, Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 7:00 to 11:30 p.m. at the historic Strand Theatre, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, N.J. The proceeds will benefit families from Seaside and Toms River who lost everything to Sandy’s wrath.

Performing live on stage will be the Shorty Long Band; international recording artist Chris Leone; the Eddie Testa Band; Gary “The Bangs” Roupenian; Vin-Taze; the Nick Clemons Band; Edison’s Children;  and Surrender Darcy.

Concert only tickets cost $25.00, plus service charge. Buy tickets online at www.strand.org or call 732-367-7789 for more information.

VIP tickets cost $40.00, plus a service charge, and include a special reception from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. with a DJ; dinner; drink specials; a cake from Cake Boss Buddy Valastro; and meet and greets with Artie Pasquale (The Sopranos), Joe Sernio (All My Children), Rick Zahn (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), and more!                      ###

The Strand is supported by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the township of Lakewood, The New Jersey Council on the Arts, OceanFirst Foundation, Investors Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, Birdsall Services Group, Harrogate Retirement Community, the Florian J. Lombardi Foundation, and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, along with many businesses, organizations and supporters.

Townsquare Media Group is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content. Additionally, Townsquare Media also operates Townsquare Cares, a non-profit organization that seeks to better the lives of troops and their families.

The main purpose of Hometown Heroes is to foster an environment of goodwill, generosity, and encouragement by supporting local communities when unexpected needs arise during a crisis without discrimination towards an individual’s ethnicity, gender, and age. The organization provides an opportunity for all of us to give back to the community through professional assistance, financial assistance, and advocacy. Hometown Heroes helps those in need, often with little or no time, to find a solution to a problem that at the time appears overwhelming