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Benefit Concert

November 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 7:00pm

A cancer benefit concert will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Craig’s Music Store. Students from the Childbloom guitar program guitar ensemble will perform a fundraising concert for Cancer Assistance Fund of North Texas (CAFNT). CAFNT is a 501 (c) (3) operated and funded 100 percent by volunteers and provides support to those in need of counseling, financial assistance, cancer screening and other cancer related issues.
When asked why he chose CAFNT as a beneficiary for the concert Kevin Townson, Director of Childbloom, says “I myself am a cancer survivor and have been cancer free since 2004.” Kevin goes on to say, “I found that going through the whole process of surgeries and treatments for this awful disease can be not only emotionally challenging but financially devastating. At that time I was fortunate enough to have had great health insurance and a wonderful community surrounding me.” Kevin continues by saying, “during my ordeal I came into contact with those who unfortunately did not have the resources. That is the main reason I chose CAFNT to partner with. Hopefully it will help ease the burden for those who are going through this.”
About the performance Kevin says, “This is a select group of students which feature a very high degree of technical, musical and performance skills.” The group is called The Bella Corda Guitar Ensemble and as Kevin points out, “the group name translates to beautiful chords (or harmony).”
The concert will feature music from almost every facet of musical styles possible, including traditional Renaissance, Baroque and Traditional American and Mexican songs. Kevin states, “I really consider this group of students some of the finest guitarists in Parker County.” He also goes on to say “for those who have not seen the Bella Corda Group perform, they are a special treat and present a memorable concert.”
Tickets are tax deductible. To purchase tickets call 817-596-7333 or purchase them at the door. Additional donations can be made at the concert or online at www.cafnt.org. For more information about the concert or Childbloom call 817-596-7333 or visit www.childbloom.com.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, March 12

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Abilene Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Boswell Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Richland Tournament, Times TBA.

Monday, March 16

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Orange at Brock High School Tournament at Canyon West Golf Course.

  • Aledo Bearcats JV vs. Joshua at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Joshua, 6:00 pm. *District Game.

Tuesday, March 17

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Lake Ridge JV Tournament at Mansfield National Golf Course.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Granbury, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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