Friends of the Bedford Council on Aging Flatbread Fundraiser ~ Come for the Raffle, Stay for Supper!

The Heart of Bedford, one of nine raffle baskets created for the FBCOA Flatbread fundraiser on October 6. There’s a valuable gift card in each of the bags tucked into the basket’s lid ~ Courtesy image (c) 2021, all rights reserved

The FBCOA fundraiser on October 6, from 5 to 9 pm, won’t be an ordinary Flatbread event. Yes, there will be tasty pizza, thirst-quenching libations, and the opportunity to support a great resource for Bedford’s elders—the Friends of the Bedford Council on Aging.

But what makes this year’s FBCOA event special? Nine raffle baskets, full of generous gifts from the community, curated by a proven basket designer with years of experience.

About the Raffle

What’s in each of the gift baskets, full of goodies and gift cards (GC)?

Party Like a Pirate — Bottle of Lady Blye spiced rum, Pirates of the Caribbean DVD, Jimmy Buffett CD – Greatest Hits Songs You Know By Heart, Book: Jimmy Buffett’s A Pirate Looks at Fifty, 2 Tortuga rum cakes, Pirates Booty, light-up pirate mask, rum recipe selections, parrot balloon

From the Heart of Bedford — $25 Chip-in Farm GC,  $15 Great Wall GC, $10 FBCOA Fix-It Shop GC, $10 Little Eva’s Kitchen GC, Birgit Deweerd Bedford Honey & book, bees wax candle, Jeannette Pothier homemade Apple pie GC, Bedford Farm Ice Cream GC, 12 hand-crafted note cards, 2 doz homemade Northern Italian cookies in a decorative cookie jar, New England Nurseries GC, Bedford Auto Supply GC, Blisspoint Bedford honey and Meadery tasting, Sotiria’s Skin & Soma Salon GC. Packed in a bright red heart-shaped box, ready for another use!

Patriot Golf Gift Certificate ~ Bogey — Golf for 4 players + cart. Book: Golf for Dummies, decorated socks, “Red Sox” Top Flite golf balls

Patriot Golf Gift Certificate ~ Birdie — Golf for 4 players + cart. Book: The Legends of Golf, decorated socks, Top Flite golf balls

Game-Party-Ready Fan Favorites — Benevolent Ricktator’s 4 beers and 4 hard seltzers, Malbec 1.5 L. wine bag, Cowboy caviar salsa, Tostitos “Patriot” taco chips, football wall decoration, Red Sox pennant, and a Patriots table cloth.

Private Mediumship Reading ~ 1 hour — With Joy and Gratitude

Massage Therapy ~ 1 hour — American Muscle Care Clinic

BOO!—Happy Halloween Treats — A cauldron filled with games and activities for children.

It Must Be 5 O’clock Somewhere! — Toasted Head Cabernet & super-duper electric wine bottle opener, $25 Simon American Express GC

Raffle ticket pricing: One ticket/$5; three/$10; eight/$20. Payable in cash, or by check to “FBCOA”

Flatbread Fundraiser Details

From 5 PM to 9 PM on Thursday, October 6, Flatbread Company (213 Burlington Rd, Bedford) has generously offered to donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of all pizzas.  You can either dine in or take out.

Funds raised will support the Bedford Council on Aging and its many programs that support Bedford seniors.

About FBCOA Programs for Bedford Seniors

Among the programs supported by the FBCOA https://www.facebook.com/FBCOA

  • Day trips and informational programs
  • Memory café that supports those with dementia
  • Seasonal and holiday parties
  • Fix-it shop operation
  • Exercise programs
  • Saturday Netflix movie with popcorn and drinks

You’re Invited!

Join the Friends of Bedford Council On Aging at Flatbread from 5 to 9 on Thursday, October 6, for a fun night out, a good dinner, and the chance to meet members of the FBCOA

Who knows? You may even win a basket!


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