2017 Summer Dinner

Summer Dinner Reservation Deadline Is August 7

As reported in the June, 2017 edition of Cinders, the Chapter's Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to return to the WestTrenton. NJ venue for 2017 Annual Bill Wagner Summer Dinner. The date is Friday evening, August 19, 2017, and we will once again hold the event at Freddie's Restaurant, located approximately two blocks from SEPTA's West Trenton Regional Rail station. For those who may wish to drive, Freddie's is located at 12 Railroad Avenue in Ewing, NJ (West Trenton), immediately adjacent to the former Reading "Trent" tower.


For those riding SEPTA, West Trenton Local #2372 leaves 30th Street at 4:22 PM, arriving West Trenton at 5:38, and West Trenton Express #6374 leaves 30th Street at 4:37 PM, arriving West Trenton at 5:56. Members should note that #6374 expresses from Temple University to Bethayres; those living between those two stations will need to ride #2372. Return trains to Philadelphia leave West Trenton at 8:08 PM (#387) and 8:57 PM (#389), arriving at Jefferson at 9:11 and 10:00 PM. respectively. Senior citizens should note that the senior fare on SEPTA into a New Jersey point is $1.75 each way.

Cocktail hour at the bar will begin at 5:00 PM, and we will sit down to dinner at 6:00 PM. All beverages will be on individual settlement. The menu is expected to be mixed salad, Penne Alfredo, entree choices of broiled tilapia or chicken parmigiana. The vegetables will be roasted red potatoes with choice of steamed broccoli or string beans. Dessert will most likely be New York-style cheesecake or ice cream.

Please send reservations, payable to Philadelphia Chapter, NRHS in the amount of $40.00 person (same as 2016) to:

Summer Dinner, Philadelphia Chapter, NRHS,
Post Office Box 7302,
Philadelphia, PA 19101-7302.

Reservations need to be received by the Chapter on or before Monday, August 7, 2017.