LINCROFT, NJ - A spectacular night of rock and roll – Jersey style -- will benefit Special People United to Ride, Inc. (SPUR), the therapeutic horsemanship program at Sunnyside Equestrian Center, Lincroft, NJ.
Held at the iconic Wonder Bar, Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, on Saturday, October 8, from 7 pm to midnight, the evening will feature Chris Daniels & the Proof, New Jersey’s premier cover band, opening for Glen Burtnik, Bob Burger and The Weeklings’ Beatles-inspired power pop music headline performance. Cover charge is $20 per person, paid at the door.
A 50/50 drawing, proceeds from which will go to the SPUR Scholarship Fund, will be held at 9 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the event or at Sunnyside Equestrian Center, 628 Middletown Lincroft Rd., Lincroft, NJ.
Working in conjunction with the Monmouth County Park System, SPUR is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to achieve personal goals through therapeutic horsemanship. The Park System’s Sunnyside Equestrian Center provides a safe environment for students to enjoy the freedom of riding and handling a horse.
A dedicated group of individuals work together to staff the equestrian center year round. Instructors are certified by PATH International, the governing body of therapeutic horsemanship. In addition, over 100 volunteers help with programs serving more than 200 people with disabilities each year. Scholarships exceeding $40,000 are awarded annually to those who qualify.
Disabilities covered include: ADD, ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Blindness, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Cystic Fibrosis, Developmental Delays, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Scoliosis, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Tourette’s Syndrome.
For more information, visit spuronline.org or call 732-224-1367 Ext. 1#.