Rock for Dimes Sarnia 2014


Rock for Dimes - Sarnia’s First-Ever Big Battle of the Corporate Bands

On Saturday, March 29, 2014, for the first time, four of Sarnia’s best amateur bands will take to the stage at Brownstones Sports Lounge and Restaurant to raise an estimated $5,000 for children and adults with physical disabilities at Rock for Dimes Sarnia Musician Jeff Poolton will be the special guest performer. 

Power House, Fallen Dreams, Painkiller Jane and The R J Conspiracy will compete for bragging rights as Sarnia’s best corporate band, at the same time showcasing their talents to guest judges. David Ashdown, April Nelmes, Troy Adams and Jeff Poolton have been tapped as judges, and Tony Frangis from radio sponsor K106.3 will be the evening’s host. 

All proceeds benefit March of Dimes Canada’s programs for children and adults with disabilities. The event will follow an Opening Doors for Accessibility event taking place on Friday, March 28 at the Bayside Centre, 2nd Floor, 150 Christina Street North, which is aimed at helping Sarnia-area residents living with disabilities to better access local community supports.

“We couldn’t be more excited about holding our first Rock for Dimes event in Sarnia,” says Mary Lynne Stewart, Director of Fund Development and Communications for March of Dimes Canada.  “We have a great deal of programming in Sarnia, and the community has always embraced March of Dimes, so we are confident that this will become a successful annual event.” 

Rock for Dimes is a series of fundraisers held across Canada, and to date has raised close to $1million for children and adults living with disabilities. 

Rock for Dimes Sarnia is sponsored by Airgo, Allsource Depot Home Health Supplies, BIOS Living, Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation, Brownstones, and media sponsor K106.3.  

Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Brownstones Sports Lounge and Restaurant, located at 1000 Finch Street. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at www.rockfordimes.ca or are available at the door. For more information or to order please call 416-425-3463 ext. 7380.

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