The Stayin’ Alive Zumbathon is good fun for a great cause! Sandy Kelly Robidoux hosts this high-energy evening Friday, Nov. 3, in Fairless Hills, Pa., with all proceeds donated to Kelly’s Heroes.
The event features nonstop Zumba led by 10 ZIN instructors, amazing music and dozens of raffle baskets. Stay fit and fight pancreatic cancer at the same time!
The Zumbathon is held at the Oxford Valley Elementary School, 430 Trenton Road, Fairless Hills, Pa. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and the dancing starts at 6:30. Admission is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Venmo payment to @Sandy-Robidoux; email email@example.com with questions. Wear purple! Find the flier here.
Team Kelly’s Heroes will return to the Ocean City, N.J., Half Marathon, 10 Miler & 5K Sunday Sept. 24. Captain Bill Kettelberger and his team of runners are looking to have fun and raise funds for a future without pancreatic cancer. This is a race that Steve Kelly ran himself, so the course along the Boardwalk and streets of OC is especially meaningful for our runners. Team Kelly’s Heroes raised $6,000 last year – help us set a new record in 2023! 2023 Kelly’s Heroes OCNJ Half Marathon, 10 Miler & 5K – PledgeIt.org
Golf for good with Kelly’s Heroes! Registration is now open for our Teed Off! Golf Outing to Fight Pancreatic Cancer Sept. 21 at Mercer Oaks in Princeton Junction, N.J. It’s a best-ball scramble format with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Your registration of just $165 includes 18 holes on a championship course, cart, box lunch, drinks on course from the beverage cart, post-match buffet with open bar, giveaways, prizes, raffles and more.
Sponsorship opportunities are available at levels ranging from our $2,000 Ace level which includes a foursome plus additional benefits, through hole sponsorships at just $100.
This is our largest fund-raiser of the year. Proceeds benefit the Steve Kelly Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins to bring hope to pancreatic patients who face a five-year survival rate of just 10.8 percent. Download and mail the registration form, or go to our Join Us page and pay securely online via PayPal. Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendars and plan your foursome! Kelly’s Heroes’ Teed Off! Golf Outing to Fight Pancreatic Cancer returns Sept. 21, 2023, to Mercer Oaks in Princeton Junction, N.J. Proceeds support the Steve Kelly Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, where Steve Kelly was a clinical trial hero advancing the research for other patients diagnosed with this insidious disease. Watch this space for registration information coming soon.
Thank you to all who celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with us! With your support, we presented a check for $50,000 to the Steve Kelly Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins. That brings our total contribution to the Steve Kelly Fund to $125,000, surpassing our $100,000 goal. These funds support clinical trials to bring more options and greater hope for pancreatic cancer patients. We consider it taking care of Steve Kelly’s unfinished business!
Waging hope isn’t possible without a squad behind us. Thank you to all of our guests for bringing their energy. Thanks also to our entertainers DeNogla Academy of Irish Dance and Mark Robidoux on guitar; raffle volunteers Gina Heverin and Lauren Cottone; basket donors Sandy Kelly Robidoux, Diane Meneskie, Gina Heverin, Lauren Cottone, Debbie Furchak, Janet Perfette, Anabelle Fuchs, Delaney Kelly and Kacey Kelly, and a great list of generous businesses who contributed auction and raffle items:
National Hockey League
Harrah’s Atlantic City
City Winery NYC
New York Red Bulls
Hand and Stone East Windsor
Kyle Family Farm
Working Dog Winery
Daisy Lane Studio
Old Hights Brewery
City Streets Café
Sweets 2 Give
Helium Comedy Club
State Theater New Brunswick
CSZ Comedy Sports
Two River Theater Red Bank
Buffalo Wild Wings
The Kelly’s Heroes St. Patrick’s Day Party returns to Mercer Oaks March 17, 2023, at 7 p.m. Take advantage of our early registration discount by signing up by March 9. Your $70 discount admission includes:
- Buffet dinner and hot hors d’oeuvres
- Open bar
- Performance by the Denogla-Ardmore Irish dancers
- Tunes from DJ Kyle
- Guitar sounds of Robidoux on the Patio
- Amazing raffle baskets and silent auction
- March Madness on the big screen
And, most importantly, your registration gives hope to pancreatic cancer patients by supporting clinical trials to increase survival against this deadly disease. Visit our Join Us page for online registration or a print-and-mail registration form. Admission increases to $75 after March 9.
Registration is now open for the Kelly’s Heroes St. Patrick’s Day Party March 17 at Mercer Oaks in Princeton Junction, N.J. ‘Tis a grand party with food and libations, world-class Irish entertainment, DJ and dancing, amazing raffle baskets and more! Download the registration form here. Print and mail or go to the Join Us page and pay securely online via the Donate budget.
We can’t wait to see you!
The Kelly’s Heroes St. Patrick’s Day Party is back March 17, 2023, and we hope you’ll join us for a great evening of craic (translation: Gaelic for “good fun.”) We’ll return to Mercer Oaks in Princeton Junction with everything you love about this event – great food and libations, live Irish entertainment, DJ and dancing, March Madness on TV and awesome raffle baskets. Save the date and watch this space – registration will be open soon.
Kick off Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month with a Zumbathon! night hosted by Sandy Kelly-Robidoux at Oxford Valley Elementary School, 430 Trenton Road, Fairless Hills, Pa. Sandy has assembled a lineup of amazing ZIN instructors, the best Latin playlist and fabulous raffle baskets, with proceeds to benefit Kelly’s Heroes and its work to increase survival for those facing pancreatic cancer. Come dance the night away Nov. 4; doors open at 5:45 p.m. and the Zumba starts at 6:30. Find registration information here.
No Surrender. That’s our fight song at Kelly’s Heroes, and it epitomizes our intrepid runners who faced persistent rain and strong winds Oct. 2 at the OCNJ half-marathon. They powered through and raised more than $6,000 for pancreatic cancer clinical trials. We couldn’t be more grateful for them and all who donated. Congratulations to Captain Bill Kettelberger and all of our team members: Sharon Blachowski, George Cepeda, Karina Cepeda, Tatum Altman, Patrice Essien and Kacey Kelly.