Animal Care Sanctuary Presents the “Rockin’ Road Grill” Celebrity Tailgate Party with Former “A Flock of Seagulls” Lead Guitarist and Celebrity Chef Eddie Berner

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Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS), one of the first and largest no-kill animal shelters in the U.S., will lead-off its 50th Anniversary Season with the “Animal Care Sanctuary Presents The Rockin’ Road Grill” Celebrity Tailgate Party hosted by “2016 Williamsport Welcomes the World,” part of Little League World Series Finals weekend.

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Attention: Little League World Series media; TV news assignment editors; Photo editors; food, music and sports editors and producers.

Animal Care Sanctuary Presents the “Rockin’ Road Grill” Celebrity Tailgate Party w/former “A Flock of Seagulls” Lead Guitarist and Celebrity Chef Eddie Berner.

What: Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS), one of the first and largest no-kill animal shelters in the U.S., will lead-off its 50th Anniversary Season with the “Animal Care Sanctuary Presents The Rockin’ Road Grill” Celebrity Tailgate Party hosted by “2016 Williamsport Welcomes the World,” part of Little League World Series Finals weekend.

Who: “Chef Eddie” Berner, lead guitarist of the 1980’s hit band “A Flock of Seagulls” and renowned celebrity executive chef, will bring his world famous “Rockin’ Road Grill” – the popular TV series featured on Comcast Network and Comcast Sportsnet, and a 38-ft-long, tricked-out tour bus and mobile kitchen – to grill for fans, who can sample his delicious cuisine, pose for pictures, get autographs and rock out with Chef Eddie. Food sale proceeds and donations benefit Animal Care Sanctuary.    

Little League World Series players, fans, media and the general public are invited to attend.    

When: Friday, August 26, 2016, 5:00-9:00 p.m. eastern.

Where: Woodlands Bank Parking Lot, 213 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, PA (across from the Community Arts Center; map available upon request)

Why: To raise donations and awareness of Animal Care Sanctuary’s 50th Anniversary, encourage dog and cat adoptions for “right fit” animal lovers, recruit volunteers, promote Animal Care Sanctuary’s “WoofRock℠” Sept. 24 benefit concert – and showcase the fine work of the City of Williamsport, as part of the Williamsport Welcomes the World Celebration.

Contact:    For more information, site map, bios, hi-res images, video B-roll, advance or on-site interview requests with Eddie Berner, Joan Smith-Reese, Executive Director of Animal Care Sanctuary, or live-remote interview scheduling, contact John Eckel, 646.438.1186 (m) or John(at)RockandSockem(dot)com.

About ACS:
Animal Care Sanctuary of East Smithfield and Wellsboro, PA is one of the oldest and largest no-kill sanctuaries for companion animals in the United States. Founded in 1967, the Animal Care Sanctuary is a national leader in the no-kill movement and a pioneer in innovative programming. We are committed to the humane treatment of all animals by saving and nurturing lives of homeless animals; adopting each one to a caring, well-matched, forever home; providing affordable wellness and spay/neuter clinics; providing community trap, neuter and return programs; celebrating the power of the human animal bond; providing humane education for the public at all levels; advocating laws to reduce cruelty to protect and save all animals; and advancing the highest standards in animal welfare.

EAST SMITHFIELD
353 Sanctuary Hill Ln
East Smithfield, PA 18817
570-596-2200

WELLSBORO
11765 US-6
Wellsboro, PA 16901
570-724-3687

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