“Will Read & Sing For Food” Show To Benefit ‘PolioPlus!’

goodbyePolioThanksRotaryJasper (Local Sources) – Will Read and Sing For Food’s 103rd show will benefit the Rotary Club of Jasper’s support of PolioPlus, a Rotary effort focused on the eradication of polio globally.

The show is scheduled for Thursday, February 2nd, is open to the general public.  It will be held at Klubhaus 61 in Jasper.

Admission is $10 per person. All proceeds go to the Rotary’s PolioPlus effort. The show includes a cash bar and appetizers. Doors open at 6.

Scheduled performers are Abbie Rumbach, Scott Saalman, Kyle Lueken, Debbie Schuetter, Ed Cole, and special guest reggae musician Zion. WNIN’s Paola Marizan will cohost the event with Saalman. Rotary International Past District Governor Timothy Lee, of Greenwood, who has traveled the globe extensively for Rotary outreach endeavors, will briefly share his thoughts about PolioPlus.

Zion, from the U.S. Virgin Islands, now lives in Evansville and will be selling and signing his new CD, World Revolution, after the show.

In 1985, Rotary International launched PolioPlus, the first initiative to tackle global polio eradication through the mass vaccination of children.
Rotary has contributed more than $1.6 billion and countless volunteer hours to immunize more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries. In addition, Rotary’s advocacy efforts have played a role in decisions by donor governments to contribute more than $7.2 billion to the effort.

Since Oct. 2011, WRASFF has raised, thru the kindness of its audiences, $80,000 for over two dozen local causes and charities. In 2016, the show earned an Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana’s Mayor’s Arts Award in Evansville, and was also honored by the City of Jasper with a day proclaimed WRASFF Day on Dec. 16, the day of its 100th show.

Show #103 sponsors are Julie and Bob Dutchess, Seufert Construction, Ken Sendelweck (Merrill Lynch), Bob and Ann Schneider, Pieper Burns State Farm, Pat and MJ Saalman, Sandy and Ronnie Karney, and Dallas and Rae Anne Toothman.

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