Oneonta – ZZ Top takes the stage at the Upstate Food Truck Festival August 25 to benefit Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care (CAHPC). The Rage Productions event will be staged rain or shine at the Sixth Ward Booster Club Fields with doors opening at 1:00 p.m.
The Upstate Food Truck Festival is another in a rapidly growing list of creative events hosted by the regional hospice care group to raise funds for everything from care to camps for grieving kids. In addition, the classic rockers, the festival features food trucks, cooking demos, a food contest judging by Food Network celebrity chefs, live music, vendors and a tasting tent offering craft beers, wines, spirits and ciders.
CAHPC is a successful and well-respected community institution that provides family support, grief support, symptom management and pain relief for those who are terminally ill. The organization combines the efforts of a paid professional staff and committed volunteers in working with individual families. Service Otsego, Delaware and Schoharie counties, CAHPC has three Camp Forget-Me-Not sessions scheduled between now and mid-October to help grieving children in those three counties. Many of the organization’s patient services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid or other insurance but for services not covered, fundraising is an important effort.
Tickets for the ZZ Top event are already on sale at incredibly affordable rates and proceeds will help the organization continue and expand its great work in the community. For more information, call 607.432.5525 or visit cahpc.org