‘Dancing Thru the Decades’ set for Sept. 8 at the Jaffa Shrine

Event will benefit Home Nursing Healing Patch

From the Beatles to Beyonce, the Home Nursing Agency Decades Club will present “Dancing Thru the Decades” from

7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Jaffa Shrine, Altoona.

All proceeds will benefit the Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch children’s grief program, which offers free services for grieving children and their families.

Tickets are $10 each with a cash bar.

Attendees will enjoy five decades of America’s greatest hits with DJ The Xman. The Pitt vs. Penn State game will be airing on the big screen, and raffle baskets and silent auction items will be available throughout the evening, thanks to the support of various local individuals and businesses.

In addition, a reverse raffle drawing ticket option is also being offered. The $100 raffle ticket includes one chance in the raffle for cash prizes, dinner and drinks for two, as well as the evening of Dancing Thru the Decades.

The reverse raffle drawing/dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Local DJ Tommy Edwards will serve as emcee for the Reverse Raffle Drawing.

Decades Club sponsors include WTAJ, Altoona Mirror, UPMC Altoona and UPMC Health Plan, Arrow Land Solutions, Delta Care RX, The Hite Family, Manpower of Altoona, M&T Bank, Quality Services, Saint Francis University Greek Life and Stifel Investment Services.

Tickets are available at homenursingagency.com or can be purchased by calling the HNA Foundation at 1-855-GIVE-HNA (1-855-448-3462).

Tickets are also available at the HNA Corporate Office, 20 Sheraton Drive, Altoona (near Outback) or the HNA Administrative Office, 201 Chestnut Ave., Altoona, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Tickets for the Evening of Dancing Thru the Decades will also be sold at the door until 8 p.m.

The evening will be casual dress, and attendees can optionally dress in their favorite decade. Attendees must be 21 years of age and must present identification upon request.

The Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch is a peer support program designed specifically for children and their families who have suffered the loss of a loved one.

The Healing Patch provides free services through local family groups, in-school peer support groups, community education and a variety of grief resources.

Staffed by community volunteers and funded by donations and fundraising events, the Healing Patch provides local families with support to discover they are not alone in their grief and that hope and healing are possible.

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