Comedian Conklin Returns For Meals Benefit Show

Comedian Conklin

POTTSTOWN PA – Comedian Joe Conklin makes a local return with his impressions of Barack Obama, Cole Hamels, Charlie Manuel, Charles Barkley, and other celebrities Sept. 23 (2011; Friday) at 8 p.m. in the Hill School Center For The Arts at Beech and Sheridan Streets, Pottstown PA, for a performance to benefit the Meals on Wheels program in Montgomery County.

Heard regularly on WIP Radio, Conklin shares his experiences growing up in the neighborhoods of Philadelphia, highlighted by his Kensington characters from Chip Snapper’s Taproom.

Each weekday, the Pottstown-based Family Services’ Meals on Wheels provides two meals – a hot lunch and a cold supper to refrigerate – to an average of 175 home-bound elderly and disabled individuals in Pottstown, Royersford and the Lower Perkiomen Valley. Community volunteers personally deliver more than 81,000 meals a year.

Event sponsors include the Limerick Generating Station of Exelon Corp., Susquehanna Bank, BTC Foods, and the Chiropractic & Wellness Center P.C.

General admission tickets cost $25. Advance purchase is suggested, but remaining tickets if any will be sold at the door. The center’s doors will doors open at 7:15 p.m. For more information or to buy tickets, call Shushma Patel at 610-326-1610, Ext. 236, or send her an e-mail, here.

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