Sunday, November 29, 2020
Sunday, November 29, 2020

Threats of possible protest results in cancellation of pig roast fundraiser

Get Your Content. Daily.

Be the first to know about the biggest stories as they break. Sign up for breaking news email alerts from Your Content.

An annual pig roast that raises money for a volunteer fire department in southeastern Pennsylvania has been cancelled over complaints.

Philly.com reports Malvern Fire Company Chief Chris Gastwirth confirmed that the Aug. 4 pig roast had been cancelled. Company officials say the department received complaints and heard talk about possible protests.

The firehouse started the pig roast fundraiser in 2013. Last year, patrons paid $15 for a roast pig dinner complete with sides, dessert and beverages.

Borough manager Christopher Bashore says the dinner is an independent event and that the borough wasn’t involved in its cancellation. Bashore says he hadn’t received any complaints.

- Advertisement -

Some residents shared their frustrations this week over the cancelled pig roast on social media.

Gastwirth says the department will discuss alternative plans Wednesday.

___

Information from: Philly.com, http://www.philly.com/

- Advertisement -

Protect Independent Journalism

Your Content is a nonprofit newsroom registered in Pennsylvania [Entity No.: 6690403] that produces nonpartisan, evidence-based journalism to expose injustice, corruption and wrongdoing.

Spearheading the news revolution for Americans across the nation, Your Content has brought a voice to those the media failed to acknowledge.

This story you’ve just finished was funded by our readers and we hope it inspires you to make a gift to Your Content so that we can publish more reports like this one that holds people in power to account and produces real change.

Your donation will help us ensure that we can continue this critical work. We are busier than ever covering stories you won’t see anywhere else.

USA
13,731,759
confirmed cases
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm
united states
273,005
deaths
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm
united states
5,361,698
active
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm
united states
8,097,056
recovered
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm
World
63,036,259
confirmed cases
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm
world
1,464,694
deaths
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm
world
18,535,033
active
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm
world
43,036,532
recovered
Updated on November 29, 2020 6:06 pm

Related Articles