A non-profit in Luzerne County is gearing up for a totally tubular event! It all ties into an eighties themed gala organized by Volunteers in Medicine in Wilkes-Barre. The goal of the June 17 "'80s bash" is to raise money to help the nonprofit continue its mission of providing free healthcare to low income families across Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Volunteers In Medicine is located along N. Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre. Its executive director says the organization, which has been around for eight years, has more than twelve thousand registered patients. Among the many services provided: preventive checkups, women's care, full dental care, and physical therapy.
The "Back To The '80s Gala" takes place Friday, June 17, from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Pocono near Wilkes-Barre. The nationally known '80s tribute band "Rubix Kube" will be performing. Learn more about the group here! Tickets are $140.00 which includes dinner, a premium bar, and dancing. To get tickets or more information on the gala, call 570-970-2864 or email VIMWB@hotmail.com. The event is for the 21 and over crowd and you're encouraged to wear your best '80s wardrobe. For more details about the nonprofit , or to volunteer as a healthcare professional, use the contact information mentioned above or click here to head to the Facebook page.