Tickets are on sale for the sixth annual Toys for Tots Charity Ball, to be held Saturday at the Robert H. Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth St. in Jamestown.
The event is a fundraiser for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County. For the past 12 years, employees of The Resource Center have coordinated the Toys for Tots drive, making the holidays happier for underprivileged children in our community. Last year, about 2,250 children received toys.
This year's charity ball begins with a hors d'oeuvres reception at 7 p.m. At 8 p.m. there will be a variety show featuring several acts, with many TRC employees taking the stage. The theme of this year's variety show is "Music Through the Decades." Scheduled performances include:
Members of the troupe that will be dancing to music by the Spice Girls are, from left, Kerry Seastrum, Alexis Yarber, Megan D’Angelo, Jennifer Volk, and Brooke Tobias.
Dance routine to Elvis Presley's Jailhouse Rock
Dance routine by TRC's Village Women to songs by divas of the 1980s
Dance routine to music by the Spice Girls
Dance routine to music by New Kids on the Block
Brian Hanna performing as Tom Petty
Adam McKillip performing as Johnny Cash
Laura Cimino performing as Lady Gaga
Kennadee Woods performing as Patsy Cline
Jason Williams and Jeff Kresge performing as the Blues Brothers
A musical performance by Steve Riczker, Carol Svensen and Curt Barnes
TRC's famous Village People
Tickets to the charity ball are on sale for $25 per person, and the cost includes hors d'oeuvres, dessert and the variety show. A cash bar will be available.
Tickets are available at TRC's locations at 200 Dunham Ave. and 880 E. Second St. in Jamestown. For more details or to purchase tickets, phone 661-1472.
Besides TRC, sponsors of this year's event include Premier Consulting Associates and the law firm of Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo.