Life As A Zebra – Lansing
Benefitting Invisible Illnesses
Event: The 3rd Annual Benefit Concert: An Evening with Tony Lucca, as seen on NBC’s The Voice, and Chris Trapper from the Push Stars, to Benefit Invisible Illness Awareness and Research
Headliners: Tony Lucca, seen on season 2 of NBC’s The Voice, is a singer/songwriter with over 20 years in the entertainment business, starting with the Mickey Mouse Club. Lucca has 7 albums to his name. Chris Trapper, of the band The Push Stars, is a Boston-based singer-songwriter, most known for his #1 selling song This Time, from the Grammy nominated soundtrack for August Rush.
Date: Saturday, April 12th, 2014; 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Venue: Kellogg Center: Big 10 Room A & Kellogg Center Auditorium
Description: This night of music and inspiration is presented by the Life as a Zebra Foundation, which is dedicated to helping those who are battling invisible illnesses.
Benefiting Charities: Ehlers-Danlos Network C.A.R.E.S; National Dysautonomia Research Foundation; Vasculitis Foundation and Life as a Zebra Foundation
Ticketing: $50. Available online at www.ZebraNation.org (AMEX, MC, Discover, Visa accepted); or at the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau, located at 500 East Michigan Ave., Lansing, Michigan. (Cash only please)
Event capacity: 250, all ages welcome
Timeline of Events:
6:00 Doors Open to the Annual Gala and Silent Auction
6:30 Welcome – Guest Emcee Evan Michael Pinsonnault–WLNS-TV6, Cocktails, appetizers, silent auction
7:30-7:45 Silent Auction Closes and Transition to Auditorium
8:00 Hosts Allie Dama and Katie Dama Jaskolski speak
8:30 Chris Trapper Performs
9:00 Tony Lucca Performs
10:30 Meet and Greet with Tony Lucca & Chris Trapper
11:00 Event Concludes
Organizers and Contact Info:
Katie Dama Jaskolski, Host email@example.com, Cell: 517-256-1088
Jan Pfeiffer, Event Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, Office and Cell: 517-377-1410
Jill Morell, Silent Auction Coordinator, email@example.com, Cell: 616-610-4372
Advertising: Flyers will be distributed in the Lansing and East Lansing area prior to the event. Social media, including a Facebook event page with information about the show, charity, venue, artists, sponsors, news coverage in the Lansing and East Lansing area newspapers, radio stations and billboards.