Please Join Me: Attend This Concert

 

 

See and hear all of these amazing Edmonton Singer Songwriters in one concert.

Anna Beaumont | Brian McLeod | Brooke Trelenberg | Carling Hack |

Christin McCauley | Erin Mulcair | Jay Willis | Jordan Kaminski |

Martin Kerr | Rob Hewes | Roland Majeau | Susan jane Hodge

Under the direction of veteran music producer, Rob Hewes and featuring the Celebrate Band.

 

At the Spring “Off Broadway” Concert the response was overwhelmingly positive.

 

“It blew me away! A real nice variety. I loved the whole mix.”

Annemarie Petrov, Executive Director, ESO

 

“One of the best concerts I’ve seen in years!”

Tami Dowler-Coltman, Principal, Victoria School of the Arts

 

“Each artist impressed us with the quality of their music and writing. It’s uplifting.”

Neil Wilkinson, Ethics Commissioner, Alberta

 

See the concert trailer.

For more information visit the concert website.

 

This concert is 100% sponsored so that all the ticket revenue can empower youth.

100% of Ticket Revenue Donated to charities that support youth.

Youth Empowering Self Talk Initiative in Edmonton High Schools – students helping students improve their self talk supported by funding from this concert!

Youth Empowerment and Support Services – YESS, formerly Youth Emergency Shelter – awakens and empowers at risk youth by first providing safety and then fostering the healing from homelessness, abuse and addiction and by supporting job preparation and education in partnership with other agencies.

Junior Achievement – awakens and empowers youth through in-class discussion, materials and exercises about financial literacy and the economics of staying in school and through the life-changing experience of starting and running a real business in the JA Company Program.

Free the Children – Free The Children domestic programs educate, engage and empower hundreds of thousands of youth in North America and the UK to realize their full potential as agents of change. Their international projects, led by their holistic and sustainable Adopt a Village model, has brought over 650 schools and school rooms to youth and provided clean water, health care and sanitation to one million people around the world, freeing children and their families from the cycle of poverty.

Literacy and Learning Day – Literacy and Learning Day helps parents support the education of their children by providing the insights of world renown keynote speakers (examples: Barbara Coloroso, David Bouchard) the advice of experts on a host of parenting and education challenges through workshops and other resources all for free. This enables the parents to help awaken and empower their children.

Please join me and attend. Bring some friends.

 

Celebrate! Songs of the Human Condition

Sunday, September 16, 2012 7 PM

Jubilee Auditorium

11455-87 Ave.

Tickets $20 plus service fees

Tickets available At

Ticketmaster

By phone: 1-855-985-5000

Thank you, I hope to see you there.

 

 

Terry Fox – Hero

 

Terry Fox

When a teenager gets cancer and then loses a leg at age 20, you might forgive him for giving up on any big dreams. But Canadian Terry Fox refused to give up. In fact, he started dreaming bigger than ever.

Terry was determined to raise money for cancer research to help other young people. So, he decided to do something no-one had ever done before — to run some five thousand miles across Canada, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, on one real and one artificial leg.

Terry prepared for 18 months running over 5000 kilometers (3,107 miles).
He set out quietly on April 12, 1980, dipping his artificial leg in the waters of Newfoundland. Starting that day, and every day that followed, he ran 25 miles. Through rain and shine, despite pain and exhaustion, from early morning darkness to long after sunset, he ran the equivalent of a marathon every day.

By halfway through his run, Terry had captured the hearts of his nation. Huge crowds appeared by the sides of lonely highways to cheer him on. He visited the notorious Kingston Penitentiary and the hardened inmates wept at his courage and determination.

Terry never finished his heroic run. His cancer spread to his lungs and he was forced to quit on September 1, 1980 near Thunder Bay, Ontario after running for 143 days and 5,373 kilometers (3,339 miles).

Terry’s goal was to raise $1 dollar for every Canadian to fund cancer research, a total of $24 Million. When Terry had to quit his raise a groundswell of support from across Canada inspired by Terry’s courage continued the fundraising efforts and by February 1, 1981 Terry’s Marathon of Hope had raised the $24 Million.

Terry got to see his dream realized, but on June 28, 1981, at the age of 22, Terry Fox died of the disease he had battled so hard.

Terry inspired new dreams, new commitment, to follow his example and continue to raise money for cancer research through Terry Fox Runs. In 1988 the Terry Fox Foundation was established to coordinate and manage Terry’s legacy. To date, Spring 2011, close to $500 Million has been raised for cancer research and over 5,000 locations in Canada plan a Terry Fox Run this September.

Terry Fox is remembered by Canadians as their greatest hero of all time, and the best example of courage in action.

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This is a excerpt from my forthcoming book, Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™ to be published in January 2012. A collection of 75 biographical introductions that inspire. © Copyright 2011, LIAP Media Corp.

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