Schaffer's Harley-Davidson to host MDA Gala this weekend

Publish Date: 
Oct 15, 2013

ORWIGSBURG, Pa. - Tickets are still available for the second Schuylkill County MDA Black-N-Blue Ball from 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 19, hosted by Schaeffer's Harley-Davidson at the Schuylkill County Club.

"We just want to raise the most amount of money that we can," Joanne Parulis, event co-chairwoman, told the Republican Herald.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Greater Lehigh Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association, which includes Schuylkill County. Last year the event netted $85,000, of which $70,000 went to help those affected by muscular dystrophy.

The event starts with a cocktail reception and includes no-host bar, live and silent auctions, a live band and guest host Phil Schoener, former WBRE-TV sports director. Among the auction items is a a Harley-Davidson rental for a weekend with a trip with Dennis Schaeffer, co-owner of Schaeffer's Harley-Davidson, to tour of the Harley-Davidson Plant in York, Pa.

For more information, see the event's Facebook page at SchuylkillMDABall. Tickets are available at the dealership.

Posted by Holly Wagner