Freed Fest: Rock'n'Roll For A Cure will be held Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m. at Schick's Cafe Calcutta, 50 Mauch Chunk St., in Tamaqua to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
It is being held in memory of Jim Freed, who lost his battle with leukemia in 2003. Freed had worked for the Tamaqua Area School District as a health and physical education teacher for 19 years. While at Tamaqua, he met his wife, Jean Freed, also a health and physical education teacher for the Tamaqua Area School District. Freed also coached football, swimming, and track and field for Tamaqua.