Atamian Family of Tewksbury Donates to Steve Bjork & Friends Comedy Night Fundraiser

Donation to benefit Patriotic Events in Tewksbury

Online PR News – 23-October-2010 – – Tewksbury, MA (August 4, 2010) – The Atamian Family, owners of Atamian Volkswagen and Honda, Inc. in Tewksbury, donated $300 to Steve Bjork & Friends Comedy Night Fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Tewksbury Patriotic Activities Committee.

The comedy show features four of the best comedians working today – Tony V., named by Showtime as the “Funniest Person in Massachusetts; Steve Bjork, who is one of the funniest observational humorists in Boston; and Dave Rattigan and Chris Oak, two talented comedians who work up and down the east coast.

“It is an honor to work with the Tewksbury Patriotic Activities Committee to help keep their great celebratory events running in the town,” said Atamian Volkswagen & Honda, Inc. of Tewksbury President Reed Atamian. “The Comedy Night hosted by Steve Bjork is sure to help the community keep their traditions alive with lots of laughter and good, wholesome fun.”

The Friends of the Tewksbury Patriotic Activities Committee was formed in 2006 to promote and organize community funding and participation for patriotic events such as the Memorial Day parade, Veterans Day service, and Independence Day celebrations.

“We had a really successful 4th of July weekend which was made possible by our many generous sponsors, such as the Atamian Family,” said Tewksbury Patriotic Activities Committee Chairman Jerry Selissen. “We’re very grateful that the Atamians are continuing their relationship with us to help fund our patriotic events in the town for years to come.”

The Steve Bjork & Friends Comedy Night Fundraiser is suitable for adults of all ages and will be held on Saturday, August 21st at the Tewksbury Knights of Columbus. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $20 per person, which includes free pizza courtesy of Atamian Volkswagen & Honda, Inc. All proceeds from the event will be used to pay for the Patriotic Activities Committee’s Memorial Day Parade, Veterans’ Day Service and next year’s Independence Day celebrations.

For tickets, please call Jerry Selissen at 978-500-1662.


About Atamian Volkswagen & Honda

The Volkswagen and Honda franchises are operated at 150 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA, which occupy land from Route 38 to I- 495 in Massachusetts.  It remains a family business with Bob Atamian as Dealer Principle since 1968.  Bob has since been joined by his sons Robby and Terry and by his grandson Benjamin, who represents the 4th generation of Atamians in the business. 

The Atamian family has also long been active in numerous community and charitable activities through the years, including the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Genesis Fund, Cam Neely Foundation and Tewksbury, Falmouth and Lowell youth organizations.