News Release

For Immediate Release 


Event Date: July 21, 2018


2nd Annual Music and Arts Festival to Benefit the Estelle R. Ford Future Nurses Scholarship, Templeton, MA



Templeton, MA - The Estelle R. Ford Future Nurses Scholarship Fund is hosting its 2nd Annual Music & Arts Festival at the Templeton Fish & Game Club on July 21, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Each year they hold the Festival to raise funds for the scholarship fund.  Admission is free for the Art Festival and a $10 donation is suggested to attend the benefit concert at night.  The event is held at 200 Partridgeville Rd., East Templeton, MA 01468. The Estelle R. Ford Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and is completely dependent on donations and volunteers.
Proceeds go to the scholarship fund to provide community-service-based scholarships to nursing students. Established in 2016 by John Ford and Marjorie Fischer, the fund awards scholarships to qualified 2nd, 3rd or 4th year students from local nursing programs.


“This is our major yearly fundraiser and we are thankful for the support of our volunteers, artists, and musicians.” said Marjorie Fischer, Co-Chair for the Scholarship Fund.  
Some of the artists participating include Fiber Frolic, Ben Dworski-Riggs, Jean Christine Crafts, Milioto Concessions, Paulmark Greeting Card Company and more. Musicians include Michael McDermott, Jesse Terry, and Connor Garvey along with other local musicians.  We have “Pay It Forward” vendors such as Team Unstoppable, Samaritan’s Purse and J.M. Sheridan, all of which stand behind noble causes and assist others in raising awareness for people with autism, physical disabilities, children in need to name just a few.







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Media Contact: John Ford

Phone: 508-769-0041