When We Were Soldiers
Personal Stories of Our Vietnam Veterans
You are cordially invited to the opening reception for our upcoming educational exhibit. The reception will be held September 20 from 5-8pm. This event will be a welcome home celebration for the veterans, showing them thanks and appreciation for their service.
This amazing event will include a motorcycle ride, bagpipers, color guard from the Junior ROTC, a long overdue welcome home for our Vietnam veterans, and musical performances by Margie Nace, and Haven’t You Heard, a men’s ensemble made up of talented singers from several local churches.
Please RSVP by calling 610-326-2506 or http://artfusion19464.org/contact/
We would like the thank the following businesses and individuals for supporting the reception: VideoRay, Fitch Electronics, Hamlin Hogs Motorcycle Club, Hurter’s Meats, North Coventry Police, Pottstown Police, Gear Jammers, Santina’s Kitchen, Ice House, Grumpys, Penny Batista, Lindt Chocolates, Gourmet Cupcakes, Hurter’s Meats, The Very Best, DVD Video Albums/Tom Carbo, AFJROTC, Margie Nace, and Haven’t You Heard.
Pottstown, PA – ArtFusion 19464 will host a beef and beer to raise funds for their upcoming education exhibit. The fundraiser will take place Saturday, August 24 from 6-9pm at the Ballroom on High, 310 E. High St. This end-of-summer event features beer courtesy of Victory Brewing Company, food by Boneyard Joe’s and Montesano Bros., live music by local musician Elisha Kane and a fun 50/50 raffle.
Victory Brewing Company is generously donating all the beer for this event. The brewers at Victorymeld European ingredients and traditions with American creativity, and their beers feature the finest ingredients to achieve their exciting flavors.
Tickets are only $20 and include beer, hot beef sandwiches, great side salads, homemade desserts, and water and soda. Vegetarian wraps are available by pre-order only. There are a limited number of tickets available, and no tickets will be available at the door. Tickets can be purchased in person at ArtFusion (254 E. High St.), on their website at artfusion19464.org, or over the phone at 610-326-2506.
All proceeds will support ArtFusion’s upcoming special educational exhibit When We Were Soldiers: Personal Stories of Our Vietnam Veterans. When We Were Soldiers will focus on the personal recollections of veterans of the Vietnam War. The show will open September 20 with a Welcome Home reception and run through Veterans Day. In conjunction with this exhibit, ArtFusion will host free field trips for local middle and high school students to help them learn about this important period in our country’s history.
ArtFusion 19464 is a 501(c)3 non-profit community art center located at 254 E. High St. in downtown Pottstown. The school offers day, evening and weekend classes to all ages. The goal of these classes is to help students develop their creative skills through self-expression and independence. ArtFusion’s gallery hosts rotating shows featuring local artists. The gallery also sells handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift items. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. The gallery is closed Sunday and Monday.