Memorial fund-raiser will salute work of popular Tacony booster

The Joseph C. “Goople” McCloskey Charitable Fund will hold a beef-and-beer fund-raiser on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39 hall at 7229 Tulip St.

The cost is $25 and includes food, beer, wine, soda, music and door prizes.

Proceeds will go to a fund in memory of McCloskey, the longtime head of the Police Athletic League organization in Tacony. Supporters hope to build a bust of him and contribute to Tacony youths who excel in athletics, school and the community.

For tickets, call Dennis McClafferty at 267–671–7597 or John L. Sullivan at 215–332–4873. ••