Music events for two causes
Thursday, Jun 06, 2013 11:08 am
Tails to Tell Animal Rescue Shelter out of Crossfield is hosting a dinner and dance fundraiser in AIrdrie on June 22, with all funds going directly to the shelter to help cover costs of veterinarian bills and the cost of running the no-kill animal shelter.
“Come out and support one of the only shelters in the area,” said Melodie Merrick, a volunteer.
She said at least 50 per cent of the rescued animals the Crossfield shelter receives come from Airdrie.
The June 22 event will be held at Bogey’s Pub and Pizza starting at 6 p.m. For $25 a ticket attendees will receive dinner and have the pleasure of watching performances from two bands; Calgary’s The Narda Roberts Band and Set and Crossfield’s own Set and Stoned.
The Narda Roberts Band is described as “rock that’s soulful, groovy and heavily drenched in blues with a touch of many other genres,” on the music website Reverbnation.com.
Set and Stoned is a rock band with influences from The Doobie Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Sheepdogs. They are opening for Canadian classic rock band Harlequin in Didsbury in July.
Merrick said the event will also include door prizes and a 50/50 draw.
Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased through the Tails to Tell Facebook page under the events tab.
Give me shelter
The Wild Rose Humane Society (WRHS) is having a fundraising concert on June 21, at the Bert Church Live Theatre with funds going towards the shelter’s Give Me Shelter Campaign to help the organization build a shelter in Olds to service the corridor between Airdrie and Olds.
The WRHS currently does not have a building to house their animals but has raised more than $20,000 so far for the cause according to their website. However, the shelter still has a way to go to reach its $200,000 goal.
The June 21 concert will feature performances from Didsbury’s award-winning guitar and banjo-piker Jake Peters and guests. Tickets cost $25 each. Tickets for the event can be purchased at www.wildrosehumane.ca under the events tab. Calls to WRHS were not returned at press time.