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Find Your Poodle Skirt and Slick Back Your Hair Albany Rotary's Sock Hop

Longing for a trip back to the 50's?

You are invited to Rock and Roll at the Albany Rotary Club’s s Sock Hop on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Tickets to this fun event, at the Albany Y, 921 Kains Ave. Albany, are only $20.

You are encouraged to dress in your best 50s style as there will be a prize for the best sock hop attire. Light fare with beer and wine for purchase will be available. 

Tickets are available from any Rotarian or at East Bay Paint Center, the Albany Y, Albany Physical Therapy, or on line at www.AlbanyCaRotary.org/hop

Proceeds from the Sock Hop will help fund Rotary service projects which are both local and international and often are done in collaboration with other organizations. Examples of recent projects include:

Local Projects

  •  Sponsoring Albany Little League teams
  •  Sponsoring Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League teams
  •  Donating requested books to Albany School libraries
  •  Awarding Villa Scholarships for local high school seniors
  •  Repainting local school flagpoles
  •  Providing funds for the cleaning of the commemorative tiles at the Albany Library
  •  Providing dinner for Relay for Life participants
  •  Track literacy program

International Projects

  •  Tanzania water project
  •  L-N4 Prosthetic hand
  •  Ali Kuru, children’s dental project in Equator
  •  Kenya Smiles, children’s dental project in Kenya

We also partnered with the following organizations to enable  them to raise money  at Golden Gate Fields’ Dollar Days fundraisers:

  •  Albany Chamber of Commerce
  •  Albany Rollers and Strollers
  •  Y Youth and Government
  •  Cornell Crew
  •  PAHS (Promoting Albany High Sports)
  •  Albany Music Fund
  •  Berkeley Rotary Club
  •  Albany Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Council
  •  Albany Community Foundation

Be sure to get your tickets early for this delightful evening of dancing to the music of the 50’s and 60’s.

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