August 15, 2011

Concert Benefit by Lucie Arnaz

Concert Will Benefit Morris Hall and St. Lawrence Center

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, joined by Lucie Arnaz, will perform during the concert on Oct. 1.

The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence Inc. is pleased to announce that Peter Nero and the Philly Pops will return to the Patriots Theater at the Trenton War Memorial on October 1, 2011, at 8 p.m. This 10th anniversary benefit concert will feature special guest Lucie Arnaz.

Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, is celebrating 40 plus years in show business. She began her career in television on The Lucy Show, opposite her mother, Lucille Ball. She was a regular on Here’s Lucy, and had her own series, The Lucie Arnaz Show. Ms. Arnaz has also been in several movies, “made for television” films, numerous shows, including “They’re Playing Our Song” and “Lost in Yonkers” on Broadway. She starred in the “Witches of Eastwick” in London, and has toured the U.S. and Europe with her nightclub act.

Peter Nero received his first Grammy Award more than 40 years ago. He recorded his first album in 1961 and won a Grammy that year for “Best New Artist.” Since then, he has received another Grammy Award, garnered a total of 10 Grammy nominations and recorded 67 albums. One of Nero’s greatest achievements is the founding of the world renowned Philly Pops, one of the largest independent pops orchestras in the country.

The proceeds of this concert will benefit The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence Inc. The mission of the Foundation is to provide dollars towards delivering quality healthcare for uninsured patients and indigent residents at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center and Morris Hall. It also provides medical equipment for patients and residents that is not reimbursed by healthcare insurance. The Foundation promotes safety education and injury prevention programs in the community for children and caretakers

Tickets

Tickets are $35 to $85 and can be purchased through the box office at the Trenton War Memorial or by calling (609) 984-8400 or (800) 955-5566 or www.tickets.com. Patron tickets which include a Champagne Reception with Mr. Nero Ms. Arnaz following the concert can be purchased by calling Jane Millner at (609) 896-9500, extension 2215 or jmillner@slrc.org.

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