Raffle’s Big Winners from Pottstown, Royersford

POTTSTOWN PA – Two residents of Pottstown, and a third from Royersford, were announced Thursday (Sept. 8, 2022) as this year’s largest prizes winners in the 25th annual cash raffle fund-raiser conducted by the TriCounty Active Adult Center (at top), 288 Moser Rd, Ste 1. The event “raises money to provide meals and programs that help older adults stay active and independent,” center Executive Director Brian Parkes said.

The raffle’s $5,000 winner was Sally Reidenhour of Pottstown; and its two winners of $1,000 each were Brenda Keiffer of Pottstown, and Walter Williams of Royersford, Parkes reported. Winners’ names were drawn Tuesday (Sept. 6).

“Congratulations to all of the winners!,” Parkes added. “Thank you to everyone who participated. We raised more than $12,000 to support programs and services at the center.”

Winners of $500 or less include Lorraine Schur of Pottstown, Bobbi Frey of Royersford, Candace Trace of Wayne, Marge Strohecker of Pottstown, Anna Scharneck of Pottstown, Mary Ann D’Amico of Pottstown, Sheila Fiorini of Douglassville, Andrew Jamison of Pottstown, Gwen Semmers of Perkiomenville, Lauren Hoffman of Boyertown, Doris Zern of Royersford, Jane Mack of Pottstown, Nora Gammon of Glenmoore, Jean Maher of Pottstown, John Brower of Stowe, Donna Miller of Pottstown, Joan Vandeweghe of Pottstown, Bonita Barth of Pottstown, Mary Anne Hanley of Pottstown, Dick Smith of Limerick, Sandy Brazier of Gilbertsville, Ken Bainbridge of Pottstown, Tom Wojton of Sanatoga, Regina Vogelsi of Pottstown, Cathy Kuterbach of Pottstown, Warren Beidler of Pottstown, Jeanette Kriebel of Royersford, Ann Jeffreys of Danville, C. David Saylor of Sanatoga, and Mary Beth Rykowski of Royersford.

The center re-opened in July for in-person activities. It’s now open Monday through Friday each week for a wide variety of programs and services. Lunches are again being served in the dining room.

The TriCounty Active Adult Center serves adults age 50 and older with programs and services that include information and referral assistance, a daily free lunch, exercise programs, social activities, and other services. It has nearly 2,000 members, and qualified residents of the Tri-County (Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties) area are welcome to attend the center at no cost.

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