Entertainer’s line up for NCVO fundraiser

| 22/10/2014

(CNS): In desperate need to raise around $140k to keep its projects going the NCVO is hoping the community will dig deep this week as it broadcasts its annual fundraiser live from the Prospect Playhouse. Terri Quappe, Gone Country, Barefoot Man, Andy Martin, Trinity, Gordon Solomon, Quincy Brown, J.R. Douglas, Swanky, Cook Skool Jazz, David Verhoeven, Heat, Sea N’ B, and Funk Republic are just some of the entertainers who are performing free throughout the radio/telethon on Saturday night. Viewers can phone in with their donations/pledges on the night to the dedicated phone line for the event; all money raised helps children on island through the NCVO’s Children’s programmes.

There is a variety of fabulous musical entertainment with something to please everyone, the amazing line up of entertainers includes: Terri Quappe; Gone Country; Barefoot Man; Andy Martin; Trinity; Gordon Solomon; Quincy Brown; J.R. Douglas; Swanky; Cook Skool Jazz; David Verhoeven; Heat; Sea N’ B, Funk Republic and more.

Viewers who make a pledge have a chance to win one or more of over 50 prizes donated by many different companies. Prizes this year include tickets from Cayman Airways to New York and Tampa, a Blackberry Q5 from LIME, spa treatments, meals at some of Cayman’s best restaurants, cinema tickets, staycations and numerous other gift certificates from popular stores, hotels and restaurants around the Island.

The NCVO is a non-profit, charitable organisation that is dedicated to the care, education and well-being of children and families in need of support in the Cayman Islands. 
Projects run by the NCVO include: The Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home, “Miss Nadine’s” Pre-School, Jack & Jill Nursery, The Caring Cousins Welfare Fund and The John Gray Fund.

While the event will be live on Cayamn27 and Radio Cayman Everyone is invited to come out and watch the live entertainment free of charge at the Prospect Playhouse. For more information or to make a donation to the NCVO prior to the Radio/Telethon, contact the Janice Wilson at the NCVO on 949-2124, 525-3976 or ncvo@ncvo.org.ky

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  1. Anonymous says:

    It always amazes me when the NCVO send out their list of entertainers every year they miss out one who has been in every single TELEPHON since they started on CITN/Cayman27. Every one.

    Joan (Watler) Wilson is the name of the lady who celebrated her 80th birthday last month. She will be there today (Sat) reading one of her poems about Cayman life when she grew up.

    Now why doesn't that make their release?

  2. yawn says:

    This would be awesome if there was actually some talent to see.

    • Anonymous says:

      I can't speak for the others but Swanky Kitchen Band rocks! I saw them perform at Taste of Cayman earlier this year and they were awesome! They have really grown in talent over the years. But all in all, it's for a good cause so let's dig deep in our pockets to support this worthy organization that is truly doing some great work in our community. 

  3. Anonymous says:

    After reading everything about how the government constantly screws tings up and wastes money,  it's nice to see an article about an organization that accomplishes something.