|(Tampa, FL) – Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Sheraton Riverwalk Tampa, located on North Ashley Drive, (corner of Kennedy Blvd and the Hillsborough River) in Tampa, FL. Koncert 4 Kiddz will host their 7th Annual benefit concert to raise money for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Inc. (PCF). This event is packed full of celebrity guests, musicians and performers to make the event festive, musical and add a smorgasbord of great foods from local restaurants.
Over $72,000.00 have been raised by Koncert 4 Kiddz, Inc. on behalf of PCF to help eliminate pediatric cancer in this lifetime. The goal is “Stamp Out” pediatric cancer NOW. These funds will help underwrite research and cover the costs for a child on their clinical trials and treatment. This year Koncert 4 Kiddz will exceed last years mark of $14,454.00 in donations with your help.
The star studded event will feature: wrestling fame, “The Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart; musician and actor, Joe Lala of the Blues Image; 106.3 FM’s Marvelous Marvin; actress, model and Hooters Nation Morning Show’s host, Lynn Austin; Tampa Tribune’s Chloe Cabrera; Jazz and Blues vocalist, Belinda Womack; former recording artist, Andrew Arena / Arena Twins; former wrestler and county commissioner, Brian Blair; WWE’s “Leaping Lanny” and “The Genius, Lanny Poffo; special musical sounds of Joey Donovan and the Lint Rollers; and appearances by Johnny G. Lyon and Freight Train Annie ; and many more special surprise guests.
Master of Ceremonies for the event is the talented and former anchor for Bay News 9 Jennifer Holloway. Delicacies from local restaurants and cafes’ include Vizcaya Tapas & Restaurant, Castillo’s Café & Catering, Bernini’s of Ybor, Housewife Bake Shop, Mr. Empanada, The Press Box, Delrio’s Café’, La Teresita Tex Mex & Bakery, La Segunda Bakery, Gaspars Patio and Grill and some new surprises. This assortment of area cuisines will be served up for those guests in attendance.
Every year more than 12,000 infants and children are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer does not discriminate. It can strike anyone, any child, anywhere, at any time. Help us stop this.
PCF has funded more than $3.8 million dollars in research over the last 18 years towards pediatric cancer. Over the first 15 years of existence, PCF has funded seed grants at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Research Institute in Tampa, All Children’s Research Institute in St. Petersburg, the University of Florida in Gainesville, and the University of Miami-School of Medicine
Come out and enjoy a quality fun-filled musical evening with the family while helping to wipe out one of man’s most notorious diseases, Cancer. Your time and donations can make a tremendous difference in the community and to a child’s life.
What: Koncert 4 Kiddz VII
Where: Sheraton Riverwalk Tampa, 200 North Ashley Street, Tampa
When: APRIL 5, 2013 Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM, Show begins at 6:45 PM
To find out more about the Pediatric Cancer Foundation visit: http://www.fastercure.org/
Koncert 4 Kiddz VII is available for interviews or to perform.