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The Globe Tavern to host Tom Petty tribute show on Oct. 26, funds go toward providing guide dogs for the blind

Globe Tavern

Globe Tavern

Oct. 24, 2017 By Nathaly Pesantez

The Globe Tavern, located at 49-10 Skillman Avenue, will be hosting a Tom Petty Tribute night and fundraiser Thursday night, with the proceeds going toward training seeing-eye dogs that are used by the blind and visually impaired.

The event is set for Oct. 26 at 8 p.m., where local musicians will sing hits from the late artist. Raffle prizes will be available during the night, with one ticket costing $5.00 and five tickets $20. Drink specials will also be provided.

A $10 donation is suggested for entry, with funds being handled by the Sunnyside/Woodside Lions Club, which will forward the proceeds to Seeing Eye, an organization based in Morristown, NJ that trains guide dogs.

Liz Taylor, a member of the Sunnyside/Woodside Lions Club and organizer for the event, said it costs about $5,000 to raise a guide dog.

The fundraiser to benefit seeing-eye dogs is the first of its kind by the Sunnyside/Woodside Lions Club.

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Barbara the Queen Bee of 39 Place

Looking forward to throwing back a few Honey Jacks on the rocks with Oran Juice Jones at this event.

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Fan Of Dough Boy Park

Nice, sounds like everyone comes out a winner . Good music , good vibes and a good cause .

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Anonymous

this is cool, but whats with the Jimmy Hendrix Flying V graphic, you want a Tom Petty guitar it should be a Rickenbacker

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