Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity to host fundraising event to benefit TOMMY’S HOUSE!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/7/18

           
Contact: Gwen Burke
Donor Relations Manager
Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity
413.739.5503

burke@habitatspringfield.org

West Springfield, MA-Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) will host a night filled with magic and laughter, Tricks & Giggles, September 15, 2018 at The Wherehouse, 109 Lyman Street, Holyoke.

All proceeds from the event will benefit “TOMMY’S HOUSE”, a home at 674 Carew Street in Springfield is a partnership between GSHFH and the Sullivan Family. Together, we are honoring Tommy’s memory and his generous spirit by building a home in partnership with a local US Armed Forces family in need of simple, decent, affordable housing.

The evening lineup features well known magician, PJ Pinsonnault, one of the premiere sleight-of-hand artists in New England. Also performing are Jonas Cain, positivity expert, corporate magician and facilitator of fascination, magician Rich Gilbert who travels the nation honing his magic from some of the top names in the business, and stand-up comedian, Tim McKeever who has been featured at top comedy clubs across the nation. Tickets are $35.00 in advance $40.00 at the door. Doors open at 5:00 pm for close up magic, Tarot card readings with Christian M. Covert, raffle, cash bar and lots of fun. Featured show begins at 7:00 pm. bankESB is the Presenting Sponsor. Additional sponsors include Pellegrini, Seeley, Ryan & Blakesley P.C., Central Chevrolet, Rocky’s Ace Hardware, Precision Auto Repair and Sales and Action Marine of Holyoke.

Gunnery Sergeant Thomas J. Sullivan, gave his life while defending our country on Thursday, July 16, 2015 during an attack on a Naval Reserve Center in Chattanooga, TN.

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) is a housing ministry dedicated to strengthening communities by empowering low-income families to change their lives and the lives of future generations through homeownership opportunities. This is accomplished by working in partnership with diverse people, from all walks of life, to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Habitat’s mission to provide homeownership opportunities to low-income families is unique as it requires partner families to work alongside the community that is reaching out to help them. GSHFH has helped over 100 local families, as well as 200 international families, realize their dream of homeownership over the last 31 years.

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