BROADWAY STAR OF JERSEY BOYS JOSEPH LEO BWARIE JOINS FORCES WITH DEBRA BARSHA FOR THE BENEFIT CONCERT THIS YEAR!!!

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STAR OF BROADWAY’S JERSEY BOYS HONORS  SYRACUSE LEGEND JERRY BARSHA!!

On Sunday, November 1st, 2015 3:00pm at The Storer Auditorium, Joseph Leo Bwarie and Debra Barsha are teaming up to delight you with THE B SIDE!!!!eventbrite

THE B SIDE celebrates the era of 45rpm records that brought us the hits of the 60’s and the 70’s. JOSEPH LEO BWARIE, currently starring as Frankie Valli on Broadway in the Tony award winning musical JERSEY BOYS, joins forces with JERSEY BOYS’ Associate Conductor and native Syracusan DEBRA BARSHA for a special concert to benefit THE JERRY BARSHA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT with special guest comedienne Kelly Kinsella (who also hails from Syracuse) and her acclaimed brand of comedy!  Kelly_1The concert will be held at Onondaga Community College at THE STORER AUDITORIUM – ONONDAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 4685 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215

General Admission: $35.00 and $25.00 for Seniors (age 62) and Students w/ valid high school or college ID. Annual raffle includes house seats to Broadway’s JERSEY BOYS.  

CLICK LINK:  TICKETS FOR THE B SIDE

If you would like to send a check for tickets, please make checks payable to:  The Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation and send to:  Janice Barsha@ PO BOX 1836, Provincetown, MA 02657.  All checks must be received by October 26th, 2015

This is a charitable event and all proceeds are tax-deductible (501c-3) and go towards The Jerry Barsha Memorial Scholarship Endowment.

If you cannot attend, please consider a donation to The Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation.




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A PHENOMENAL BENEFIT CONCERT SUCCESS 2014!!!!

New_1_269BACK TO THE GARDEN was a huge hit at The Storer Auditorium! People were dancing in their seats and it was an honor to share this moment with one of the recipients of the Jerry Barsha Memorial Scholarship, Alena Rose.  It looks like next year we will be coming back to The Storer Auditorium for another fabulous benefit concert. Stay tuned for dates and details.

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“They Can’t Stop Me!” 2014 CONCERT!!!!

10628657_10152746441034708_39113786646969036_oGREAT NEWS!!!!

Over the past 4 years, we have held our “THEY CAN’T STOP ME!” 5k walk/run to fund our scholarship given annually to a student wishing to pursue a career in electronic media at Onondaga Community College.

Now, this year, The Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation is proud to announce a fantastic concert event BACK TO THE GARDEN – the songs of Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Laura Nyro!!!

And the special thing about this concert is Debra Barsha is coming home to perform!!! She is playing the piano and is the Musical Director for this concert which has been touring all over the country gaining fans everywhere!

From Debra: “My father, Jerry Barsha, used to take off from work, just to drive me down to New York City and knock on publishers’ doors to try to sell my songs.  He was such a fan of these three singer-songwriters, and he knew I was carrying on their tradition.  I am so happy to honor my father in this way and come home to Syracuse to help raise money for our scholarship.”

The concert will be held on Saturday, November 1st at the Onondaga Community College campus from 7-9 pm in the Storer Auditorium. PLEASE SAVE THE DATE!!   If you would like to attend, click here to buy a ticket online:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/back-to-the-garden-charitable-concert-tickets-12502975737 (Seats are not assigned. They will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.) You still can buy raffle tickets and there will be great prizes such as Broadway tickets and gift certificates to local restaurants and stores.

MORE GREAT NEWS!!!   The Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation has finally received it’s 501c-3 status, so all donations made this year are tax deductible! If you cannot make this great concert but would like to donate to our dad’s scholarship fund, please click below and thank you!

We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday, November 1st at 7pm on the OCC campus at Storer Auditorium for a night of great music and fun!

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Thanks – Debra, Cynthia, Amy and Janice Barsha

 

 

 

 

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2013 Walk/Run Is In An Exciting New Location!

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This year, we are proud to announce that The Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation’s “THEY CAN’T STOP ME!” 5k walk/run will be on the Onondaga Community College grounds!  We know our father would be so pleased that this walk/run has grown so much that we need a bigger venue to put it on!

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We hope you will join us this year on September 28th at:

The Quad on Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike.  There will be parking available.

Start time is 10:00 a.m. and 9:30 for the children’s walk/run.  As usual we will be raffling off great gifts at the end of the walk/run, including two house seats and a backstage tour to Jersey Boys on Broadway! Other raffle items are gift certificates to local restaurants and stores as well as authentic Boston Marathon running clothes!

You can register online at : https://www.runreg.com/Net/3316

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Runner/walker registration is $20 and $15 for OCC students.  On race day, registration fees increase to $25, (not for OCC students) so please register early!

REMEMBER…this is a DOG FRIENDLY event! Bring your pooches!

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And most importantly, we’d like to congratulate last year’s recipient of the Jerry Barsha Memorial Scholarship, Todd Gardner.

And congratulations to this year’s recipient, Emily Beck, who will join us at the race so we can introduce you all to her!!!

See you on the 28th!

 

 

 

 

 

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Debra, Cynthia, Janice and Amy Barsha

 

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2012 Brings Exciting New Features!

Soggy Jones Runs with Janice Barsha - President Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation

The 2012 Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation 5k walk/run is growing!!!

We have added two new features this year:

1) DOGS!  DOGS! DOGS!!! THIS YEAR WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT DOGS CAN REGISTER WITH YOU TO WALK OR RUN!!!

Bring your pooches and an extra $5.00, and your dog will make your walk/run that much more fun!  Also, you will be eligible for our raffle of gifts from pet stores around Syracuse!!! There are not many walk/runs or races which allow dogs, but we felt that a 6-legged walk/run can be a great way for your dog as well as you,  to exercise…and what more beautiful place in Syracuse to walk or run with your dog than by the historic Erie Canal! Also, there will be a prize for 1st runner with a dog, and for 1st walker with a dog!!!

2) WE WILL HAVE FREE MASSAGES THIS YEAR AT THE END OF THE WALK/RUN!!!!

Anthony’s Body Works Studio has graciously agreed to set up massage chairs at the finish of the race and will be giving free massages!! We hope you will take advantage of this great donation supplied to us by the folks at Anthony’s Body Works Studio!!!

Sign up now!!

Click to register – “They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run Online Registration.

See you on September 29th, 2012, with our without your pets!

The walk/run begins at Ryder Park behind the DeWitt Town Clerk’s Office all at 5400 Butternut Road. There is available parking. Start time is 9:00 am

Janice, Debra, Amy and Cynthia Barsha

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Great Success for 2011 2nd Annual “They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run

What a great success this year’s walk/run was!  We had just under a hundred registrants and our donations towards the scholarship were over $3,000!!janice
(L to R- Janice, Amy, Martha, Cynthia and Debra Barsha finish together.)
Thanks to all participants and donors, the Jerry Barsha Memorial Scholarship is proud to announce that a student pursuing a degree in Electronic Media will be the recipient for our scholarship at OCC for the 2011-2012 year!

We are so excited to share our race results here with you. They Cant Stop Me Results 2011

Take a look at our slide show and get inspired to sign up today for next year’s Jerry Barsha “They Can’t Stop Me!’ 5k walk/run.  TheyCantStopMeWalkRun2011.mov

If you sign up today, the rate is at its lowest registration fee and will go up incrementally as the year goes on.  We love walking/running with you, and having you all participate in our fantastic raffle at the end of the event.  The date for next year is set for September 29th, 2012, so mark your calendars and register now!

Registration for 2012:

Register on-line for 2012http://www.RunReg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=2901

or print registration here – They Can’t Stop Me 2012 Registration Form

Highlights of this year’s events:  

Bob Kilmer received a plaque for being the highest individual donor, Anita Murphy, Patrick Rao and Lisa Cooper, our wonderful JB Scholarship associates we met through OCC, participated in the walk/run and our raffle had people leaving happy!

Above (L to R- Anita Murphy, Cynthia Barsha, Janice Barsha, Bob Kilmer, Debra Barsha, Amy Barsha, Martha Barsha and Patrick Rao.)

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Some items that were raffled were: Boston Marathon Jackets from John Hancock, Gift Certificates from Fleet Feet, Carrabba’s, Carvel, Wegman’s, Tim Horton’s, and 2 tickets to the Broadway show JERSEY BOYS, complete with a backstage tour! We would like to thank all our in-kind donors and for the second year in a row our corporate sponsor, Raymour & Flanigan, for helping us make this event such a big success!  This year all 4 of the Barsha sisters were able to attend the event, with sister Cynthia flying in from Miami!  Debra started the race off singing the National Anthem, and Amy announced all the participants as they crossed the finish line. Janice was on the mic to announce the raffle winners at the end of the race. Martha Barsha, our mother, crossed the finish line for the 2nd year in a row!

So, remember, mark your calendars for September 29th, 2012! Early registration is available now for just $15.00 per person. Don’t miss out on the opportunity!

(L to R – Amy Barsha and 2 year consecutive first place Woman’s finisher, Barb Wells)


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Sign Up for the 2011 “They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run

9 am, Saturday September 24, 2011They Can't Stop Me 5k Walk/Run
DeWitt, NY along the Erie Canal

“They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run is presented by The Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation. It will be held on Saturday September 24, 2011 in DeWitt, NY along the Erie Canal.

This is a charity event which funds The Jerry Barsha Memorial Scholarship at Onondaga Community College for a student pursuing a career in Electronic Media. Fund raising is not mandatory but is strongly encouraged! Participants who raise over $100.00 will receive the  ”The Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run baseball cap.

The walk/run begins at Ryder Park behind the DeWitt Town Clerk’s Office all at 5400 Butternut Road. There is available parking. Start time is 9:00 am. There will be a reception/party with music after the event along with a raffle for two ticket to see Jersey Boys on Broadway. This is a family event and special family rates are available. We encourage everyone to participate and enjoy the fun.

Hurry and sign up as early registration rates. On-line registration closes on Thursday September 22, 2011 at 9 pm. Registration on race day is available at $25.00 per person. Registration on race day from 7:45 am to 8:45 am. Click the link below to register on-line. For more information you may call 315-329-6336 or e-mail info@theycantstopme.org.

Registration for 2011:
Online – http://www.RunReg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=2513
Print – 2011 “They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run Registration Form (pdf)

Location:
Ryder Park –  behind  the DeWitt Town Clerk Office at 5400 Butternut Road

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Great Success for the First Annual “They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run

Anita Murphy-OCC, Amy Barsha, Debra Barsha, Janice Barsha

Thanks to all participants and donors, the Jerry Barsha Memorial Scholarship has reached its first year goal of endowing the scholarship at OCC for a student pursuing a degree in Electronic Media.  We are so excited to share our race results here with you.  They Can’t Stop Me Overall Results 2010

Take a look at our slide show and get inspired to sign up today for next years Jerry Barsha “They Can’t Stop Me!’ 5k walk/run.

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Mark your calendars for September 24, 2011, early registration is available now for just $12.00 per person don’t miss out on the opportunity!

Registration for 2011:
Online – http://www.RunReg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=2513
Print – 2011 “They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run Registration Form (pdf)


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Debra Barsha Appears on Laura Hand Show to Promote walk/run

Laura Hand, a longtime colleague of Jerry Barsha, recently interviewed Debra Barsha on the Talking Today program on NBC3 about the 5k walk/run and the Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation.

Watch the video.

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2010 “They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run

They Can't Stop Me 5k Walk/Run

9 am, Saturday September 25, 2010
DeWitt, NY along the Erie Canal

“They Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run is presented by The Jerry Barsha Memorial Foundation. It will be held on Saturday September 25, 2010 in DeWitt, NY along the Erie Canal.

This is a charity event which funds The Jerry Barsha Memorial Scholarship at Onondaga Community College for a student pursuing a career in Electronic Media. Fund raising is not mandatory but is strongly encouraged! Participants who raise over $100.00 will receive the First Annual “The Can’t Stop Me!” 5k walk/run baseball cap.

Registration:
Online – http://www.runreg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=2410
Print – They Can’t Stop Me 5k Registration Form (pdf)

The walk/run begins behind the DeWitt Town Clerk’s Office all at 5400 Butternut Road. There is available parking. Start time is 9:00 am. There will be a reception/party with music after the event along with a raffle for two ticket to see Jersey Boys on Broadway. This is a family event and special family rates are available. We encourage everyone to participate and enjoy the fun.

Hurry and sign up as early registration rates will end on July 15th. On-line registration closes on Thursday September 23, 2010 at 8pm. Registration on race day is available at $25.00 per person. Registration on race day from 7:45 am to 8:45 am. Click the link below to register on-line. For more information you may call 315-329-6336 or e-mail info@theycantstopme.org.

Location:
DeWitt Town Clerk Office at 5400 Butternut Road.

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