A noted Benjamin Franklin entertainer will be educating and performing for FREE at multiple venues in our community.

Schedule of Performances

Monday, October 30, with a 9:30 a.m. event for students only at South Elementary School in Newfoundland, PA.

(North Primary including students.)

Monday, October 30, at 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. a FREE family event will be open to the public at Honesdale High School Auditorium in Honesdale, PA.

Wednesday, November 1, a 9:30 a.m. event to entertain students only at Western Wayne Middle School in Lake Ariel, PA and 1 :30 p.m. for students only at RD Wilson Elementary in Waymart, PA.

Thursday, November 2, at 9:30 a.m. for students only at Evergreen Elementary in Lake Ariel, PA.

Thursday, November 2, at 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Mr. Franklin will be at The Waterfront Banquet Center, Lake Wallenpaupack, Silver Birches Resort in Hawley, PA for the Annual Ben Franklin Awards Dinner celebrating the completion of Wayne County Community Foundation’s 25th year of service.

Anniversary Awards Dinner Tickets are $75 & the event is open to the public.             Seating is Limited!

Friday, November 3, at 9:30 a.m. approximately 250 students from Lakeside, Preston, and Damascus Elementary Schools will be educated and entertained at Lakeside Elementary School in Honesdale, PA.

Friday, November 3, at 6 p.m.the Stourbridge Line Presidential Car will host Mr. Franklin.

Train ride information and ticket pricing is available through Trackside Grill in Honesdale.

Scheduled photo opportunities will be available with Mr. Franklin at various times during his stay in our community.

Contact Bill McAllister at 570·253-5005 to schedule an event or a photo shoot with Ben.

How You Can Help

The foundation is seeking interested donors to support these events and presentations.

As noted above, Mr. Franklin is scheduled to provide performances to elementary schools throughout Wayne County. The committee to “Bring Ben Franklin to Town” is seeking sponsors for the week-long program.

Donors of $500.00 or more will be identified as Platinum sponsors, those who contribute $250.00 or more will be identified as Gold sponsors. Donors who contribute $50.00 or more will be identified as Bronze contributors. Other donors will be identified as patrons. Lists of donors who choose to be recognized will be available and those who choose to contribute anonymously will receive a receipt for tax purposes and

will remain anonymous for publication purposes.


Contributions can be made to:

Wayne County Community Foundation

214 Ninth Street

Honesdale, PA

Donor Name:


For Tax Purposes:

North Primary

Made payable to:

WCCF – Bring Ben to Town.


Please specify whether you want your

contribution publicly acknowledged, or not.

Excess contributions (exclusive of Awards

Banquet Proceeds) from this solicitation will be shared with the Wayne County Library Alliance and the Wayne County Historical Society

upon approval by the Board of Directors of the Wayne County Community Foundation.


Brian Patrick Mulligan,

Ben Franklin impersonator from Washington, DC.