Some Music Festival Venues Hosted Benefits
MILFORD — The fall Milford Music Festival held in Milford Borough went well, according to Festival Committee Chairperson Adriane Wendell. This is the second year that the committee held the festival twice a year, once in spring and once in the fall. New this year is that the festival invited Delaware School District students who play in their own bands to play. Many of those bands played at the Community House, but some, such as Weasley, played in front of stores or restaurants.
Also new this year is that some venues hosted a benefit. Jen Murphy Fitness on West Harford Street hosted an Open Mike benefit for local food pantries. And, Pike County Library hosted a daylong yard sale, during which various bands played. The sale was a benefit for the Library. The other major festival benefit took place at the Milford Dairy Bar. The Dairy Bar, Daryl Wood, Milford Lions Club, and Dead Level Band sponsored a barbeque benefit, with music, for Teen Challenge, a worldwide not-for-profit organization. Teen Challenge has chapters in more than 100 countries to help teens overcome drug abuse. The benefit helped a regional Teen Challenge chapter.
Teen Challenge started in northeastern Pennsylvania, but its high rate of success in helping teens turned the organization into a global one... for complete story, get this week's issue.