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Verona's third annual Community Day is coming up

Dillon Carr
| Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
George Sears, manager of the Verona Giant Eagle, spent the day in the dunk tank to raise for the borough’s Chamber of Commerce during Community Day on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.
George Sears, manager of the Verona Giant Eagle, spent the day in the dunk tank to raise for the borough’s Chamber of Commerce during Community Day on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.

The Verona Chamber of Commerce is ready to rock and roll with its third-annual Community Day coming up.

The daylong event will feature Classic Brew Band, a five-piece band that covers classic rock and roll songs “from the vinyl and cassette era of rock-n-roll,” according to the band’s website.

“We always change the entertainment each year,” said Patti Tumminello, the event’s organizer.

Another change is the omission of the dunk tank, an addition that was hit during last year’s event.

“We couldn’t get anyone to do it this year because all the men got bruises on their knees and legs last year,” Tumminello said.

In its place is a glorified bounce house that adults can enjoy, she said.

“It has basketball stuff and a climbing wall inside it,” Tumminello said.

For food, expect to choose from three food trucks from around the area. Tumminello said Wicked Ribs N’at of Cheswick will be there, as well as KDog’s-n-Nat of McKeesport and Pittsburgh Taco. For dessert, Pappy’s Kettle Corn of Intercourse, Pennsylvania will be there.

“We have great food, great music, lots of vendors,” Tumminello said. “It should be a good day.”

She said the free event is rain or shine.

Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Dillon at 412-871-2325, or via Twitter @dillonswriting.

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