Another Third Wednesday Luncheon!
Good Food - Great Programs - Wonderful Times
Wednesday, May 18, 2016!
(left to right) Member Jerry Blavat, Karen Scioli (as Re Re DiNozzo) and Bob Kelly
People attending the lunch getting a free Mister Softee
People attending the luncheon and having a good time
Hit After Hit, Smash After Smash, Blockbuster After Blockbuster... Here was another "monster" lunch where the "stars" don't wait to come out at night. They were with us at lunchtime!
This was our "Funtime in May Luncheon." It was held at the Bala Golf Club, 2200 Belmont Avenue in Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 18th at 12 noon.
Our MC for the afternoon was member Bob Kelly, Traffic Guy for Fox 29's "Good Day Philadelphia." . Bob joined the Fox 29 news team in October 2014. Previously, he was the traffic reporter for CBS 3 (KYW-TV) for 13 years. He started in the business with member Jerry Blavat.
And speaking of Jerry Blavat, we started off with the Geator with the Heater talking about his career, his book and the upcoming Hollywood motion picture based on his life. We also had member Karen Scioli (you remember her from "Saturday Night Dead.") She provided us with a good time when she went into character as Re Re DiNozzo. Then, we wrapped everything up with member Billy Carlucci, a legendary figure in Rock & Roll.
Special Treat! The corporate office of Mister Softee, Inc. sent a free Mister Softee truck (from 12 noon to 1 pm only) to our luncheon. Anyone who wanted one can get a free Mister Softee. Why are they doing this? It was to celebrate the life of member Les Waas who wrote the Mister Softee jingle 56 years ago. May 18th, the date of the luncheon, would have been his 95th birthday.
It all took place at the beautiful and historic Bala Golf Club, 2200 Belmont Avenue (across the street from the state police) in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia.
Here's video of the luncheon. See Bob Kelly, Jerry Blavat and Karen Scioli as Re Re DiNozzo at our luncheon!
(video courtesy of Broadcast Pioneers VP Brad Seecof and Metramedia Broadcasting & Studios)
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