Benefit show for Sandy Hook School Fund

Posted Online: Dec. 17, 2012, 12:10 pm
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Press release submitted by Diane Lamacki

Sunset 4Ever, Exit Emergency, Fairhaven, The Easy Mark, The Suites Benefit Show

MOLINE, USA – On Friday, December, 21 the Back Door is hosting a live show to benefit the support fund set up by the United Way of Western Connecticut and the Newtown Savings Bank for the families of the Newtown tragedy. Doors open at 4:30. Bands performing include Sunset 4Ever, Exit Emergency, Fairhaven, The Easy Mark and the Suites. The Back Door is located at 6128 Airport Road, Moline, Illinois. Donations will be taken at the door. Checks can be made out to Sandy Hook School Support Fund. For more information, contact Brock McConchie at 309-738-6047.


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