Rotary Blues and Brews
Help us support Plainfield Rotary Club by attending Rotary Blues and Brews. Join us on October 24th at 6 p.m. at Warehouse 109 for some local brews and spirits while listening to Chicago Blues Angels. Participate in the jazzy raffle, 50/50 or silent auction. Enjoy some cuisine from local food trucks. Take pictures with the Bluesmobile from the movie The Blues Brothers or with Blues Brothers Impersonators.
Donate new gloves and hats or gently used jackets. 59 Auto Repair has a collection bin leading up to the event for donations. Proceeds from the event help support Plainfield Rotary in their charity work, as well as places such as Interfaith Food Pantry. Sign up now by clicking on the website: Rotary Blues and Brews
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