Get Ready for the 4th Annual Rock for Dimes Edmonton!
September 18, 2016
On the Rocks
11740 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Rock for Dimes is a battle of the bands held to benefit March of Dimes Canada's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Musicians compete in this friendly fundraiser for the title of their city's best amateur band and showcase their talents in front of a roster of Canadian music industry professionals.
This event has become March of Dimes Canada's flagship national fundraiser and is now held in communities coast to coast. Since its inception, Rock for Dimes has raised over $1,300,000 to support March of Dimes Canada's many programs and services for children and adults with physical disabilities. Funds raised at Rock for Dimes Edmonton will benefit March of Dimes Canada's Polio/Post-Polio services, Conductive Education, and Aphasia Camp Edmonton programs. To date, Rock for Dimes Edmonton has raised $21,500 and our goal for 2015 is to reach $30,000! Please come out and support this great cause and enjoy a fantastic night of music in your community.
Judges for Rock for Dimes Edmonton will include instructor and radio host, Reah March, Laurie Brown, artist manager from Porch Swing Entertainment, and Michelle Farquhar from The Branding Company.
We thank our sponsors, including Long & McQuade, Airgo Medical, Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund, Agency59, On the Rocks, LafargeHolcim, AM 630 CHED and Global Edmonton. Contact us about further sponsorship opportunities.
Come out and support Rock for Dimes Edmonton. Join the fun for a great cause!
Assistive Mobile Technology Initiative Tablet Giveaway
Do you have a disability that impacts your ability to interact or communicate with others?
March of Dimes Canada is here for you Edmonton! Tell us your story and win a customized tablet package that includes an iPad, case, stylus and specialized apps to improve your community access and participation.
We are inviting residents in Edmonton with physical disabilities to tell us their stories showing how they could benefit from a customized iPad tablet and instructions. Up to 8 successful candidates will be awarded a tablet package (Apple iPad tablet, a stylus and a cover/case), plus a pre-paid Apple credit card to purchase and install appropriate apps to meet their needs, for a total value of up to $1,875 at Rock for Dimes Edmonton!
** Applications must be received by September 7, 2016 to qualify.
Find out more and apply now by going to www.marchofdimes.ca/amti
|Proceeds from Rock for Dimes |
|will benefit March of Dimes Canada’s |