Meals on Wheels for Pets Features Music of John Denver

In its five year history, MOW4Pets has delivered more than 60,000 pounds of food to as many as 120 pets weekly.

Meals on Wheels for Pets Features Music of John DenverPress ReleaseMeals on Wheels for Pets Nassau, Inc. (MOW4Pets) will hold an annual fund-raising musical performance, featuring Tom Becker, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Avenue, on Friday, October 24th at 7 pm. Tickets are $25 and available at Nassau Humane Society’s Second Chance Store on South 14th Street, online at www.mow4petsnassau.com or by calling (352) 284-6106.

With the sound and grace of the late John Denver, area musician and singer Tom Becker performs his music mastery with a talented band and performs more than 60 minutes of the famous musical hits. Becker is a former member of the legendary folk group, The New Christy Minstrels. He is a successful songwriter and has appeared with music legends like Willie Nelson, Ray Charles and Jerry Lee Lewis. Mr. Denver’s music, as performed by Becker, casts a spell that crosses the barriers of age, economics, geography, language and politics.

“It’s a very special musical evening that will be remembered with a smile. Last year’s guests are still humming those beautiful Denver songs,” offered Deborah Watford, executive director of MOW4Pets. “Plus the real beneficiaries are the companion animals of local homebound seniors receiving Meals on Wheels support.”

Meals on Wheels for Pets Nassau, Inc. (MOW4PetsNassau) is a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) charity run totally by community volunteers. The group’s first delivery of pet food was made on July 27, 2009. It was created to supplement the efforts of the Meals on Wheels Association of America, and it provides homebound seniors receiving Meals on Wheels with nutritious pet food for their companion animals. In its five year history, MOW4Pets has delivered more than 60,000 pounds of food to as many as 120 pets weekly. The organization conducts two annual community fund-raising events.

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