Thursday, August 17, 2006

Donna Mogavero Fundraiser August 18, 6pm, Lifestyle Communities (formerly Promowest Pavilion

Something truly worthy of your attendance! Special Benefit Concert Friday, August 18th Lifestyle Communities (formerly Promowest Pavilion) 405 Neil Ave (indoor show) 6:00 PM
Emceed by radio personality Dino of Sunny 95! This special benefit concert scheduled for Friday, August 18th at Lifestyle Communities (formally Promowest Pavilion) is for local singer-songwriter, recording artist DONNA MOGAVERO. Donna fell from the stage at the "Rockin' in the Streets" benefit concert on June 23rd. She broke her hip and crushed her pelvis. She was in the hospital for three weeks, enduring two separate operations. She is now home recuperating. Although she is recovering well, she will be unable to bear weight on her left side for three months. A little update on Donna for those of you who are not acquainted with her acoustic music. Donna Mogavero, singer, songwriter, recording artist and performer for over 30 years, has given of her time and talent for endless events and fundraisers. Without thinking twice, she has donated her time and talent for many worthy causes. Now, she is in need of our generosity to help her through these unfortunate times. Her most notable and recent endeavors include: • A Judge on Columbus's own "Gimme the Mic" Channel 6 (the past 2 years) • Experience Columbus Video - Performing an original tune (touting the highlights of our wonderful city of Columbus) viewed on the huge screen overlooking the Arena District • Volunteer Performer for Comfest since it's beginning • Volunteer mentor at Girlz Rhythm n' Rock Camp (foster young women with songwriting and performance abilities) • Volunteer mentor at "Oneness" (a songwriters symposium for youth to foster racial unity through music and the arts) • Chosen as a Taylor Guitar Spokeswoman • Winner of several local singer-songwriter awards (Best of Columbus Series) • Performances locally and nationally over the last two decades
Performances by:
Wahru's Drum Chorus Habeeba's belly dancers Hope Vitellis Sacred Fiction Jeff Altergott Sally Fingerett Girlz Rhythm n' Rock Band Ladies of Longford Katie Reider Band Molly with Grace Billy Zenn & the Ringers DOB with Kim Crawford
PLEASE COME AND ENJOY THIS SPECTACULAR EVENING OF MUSIC!! DONATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AT THE DOOR SPONSORED BY: Promowest Pavilion, Union Station Foundation, & Suziemuzic. All of the above artists have donated their time and several local business's are donating items for auction. ALL MONEY RAISED WILL BE GIVEN TO DONNA TO HELP COVER EXPENSES! PLEASE EMAIL or CALL KELLY 395-6067 IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO DONATE FOR THE AUCTION OR RAFFLE.

1 comment:

ed said...

OMG! I wondered why I hadn't seen any emails from her toward the end of the summer!

As part of the Cleveland/OU fan base, keep us the loop on any further benefits.