This Thursday will mark the 22nd annual Grocers Fight Cancer Day at Giant Eagle stores in Altoona, Bedford, Ebensburg and Indiana.
Five percent of the day's sales will be donated to the local American Cancer Society office. These dollars stay local and help Blair County to be able to provide cancer patients and survivors with help and support during a great time of need.
Below is a list of entertainment for this year's event at the Altoona Giant Eagle:
Dueling Dunkin booth will be part of the Grocers Fight Cancer Day at the Altoona Giant Eagle Store on Thursday. Above, the Mirror’s Neil Rudel of the NitWits TV?show prepares to be dunked in the booth last year. Proceeds from the day’s events will benefit the American Cancer Society.
n Dueling Dunkin with the Stars - come out and have a chance to dunk area familiar faces to help us bag cancer for good:
12 to 1 p.m. -?JoJo from Hot 100 and Tommy Edwards from Rocky 104.9
1 to 2 p.m. -?Ted Beam and Marc McKillop from the Altoona Giant Eagle
2 to 3 p.m. - DR Long and Zak Campbell from Scotch Valley Country Club
3 to 4 p.m. - George Batrus from Tom & Joes and Freddie DelGrosso from the Pizza Factory
4 to 5 p.m. -?Phil Riccio and Mike Adams from Altoona Area High School Athletic Department
5 to 6 p.m. - The Mirror's Neil Rudel and 1966 PSU?football captain Mike Irwin of the NitWits TV?show
6 to 7 p.m. - Mr. Sparkle Jonathan O'Harrow and Sheriff Mitch Cooper.
Entertainment throughout the day at various
Chainsaw artist Tim Klock
American Cancer Society Survivors Tent
Galliker's Ice Cream Wagon and the Blair Dairy Princess
Hubie the Clown
Allegheny Ballet Company
Altoona Curve mascots
Bob Nickerson, The Jocular Juggler
Rolling with Farm from Duncansville
Book Signing by Ken Womack
Culinary exhibits by Raphael's, Grape Leaf and Giant Eagle
Finger printing with Logan Township Police
Acoustic performance by Drew Dodson
Emergency Scene Performance at the Survivors Tent from noon to 6 p.m.