Hurricane Katrina Benefit

Posted 09/08/05
CAPE MAY, N.J. - Cape May hosts a benefit concert this Sunday, September 11, to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

From 5 to 7PM at Cape May Convention Hall, Reverend Robert Davis and members of the Macedonia Choir, Jay Bethal of Bluebone and George Mesterhazy of the Merion Inn will take the stage to drum up support for hurricane victims.

Cape May Jazz Festival joins in with a live jam featuring Lois Smith, Johnny Andrews, Eddie Harris, John Spencer, Alan Weber, Clifford Bugs and Kerry and Terry Dougherty.

And Cape May Stage presents a short performance.

Ticket price for the entire show is $15 per person or $25 per couple. All proceeds will be donated to the Salvation Army, which is earmarking the funds for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

You can buy tickets at the doors.

If you can't make the performance, you can send a check, payable to Cape May Katrina Relief, to Cape Savings Bank, 217 Jackson St., Cape May NJ 08204.

For questions about donations call (609) 884-0900.

Business Donations

The Cape May Chamber of Commerce is also encouraging shopkeepers, bar and restaurant owners around town to donate a portion of their earnings Sunday.

Other Donations

The VFW is sending a 40 foot trailer to the Gulf of Mexico for Hurricane Katrina victims. If you have donations of clothing, household goods, and non-perishable food products (no glass) drop them off at the VFW headquarters on Congress St. after 10AM .

Or call Bob Steenrod (609) 898-8558 or (609) 636-4525 to make arrangements for pick up.

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