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Pasadena Police Support Kenya Orphanage Benefit Concert

Pasadena Police Support Kenya Orphanage Benefit Concert


PASADENA, Calif.—the premier Machao Orphanage Benefit concert is scheduled for 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 18, at the beautiful Ambassador Auditorium on the grounds of Maranatha High School, 169 South Saint John Avenue, featuring the music of Latin Guitar World Fusion Group  INCENDIO, http://www.incendioband.com/, performing Jazz, Celtic, Middle-Eastern and Electronica music. 

Tickets are available online at www.machaobenefitconcert.com for this worthy endeavor to support the orphanage.  

“I am proud to be part of a collaborative effort between local government, non-profits and the Pasadena community to raise funds to benefit United Nations Association-Pasadena Foothill Chapter and the Machao Orphanage,” Pasadena Police Chief Phillip L. Sanchez said. 

All funds received, less minimal production costs, will go to benefit the United Nations Association and the Machao Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa. 

The mission of UNA Pasadena's Chapter is to host local events and programs aimed to educate the community about the vital work of the UNA.  The focus is on local allies' support of the Millennium Development Goals, which include the eradication of poverty and hunger, the promotion of gender equality, the end of HIV/AIDS and other diseases, and to move toward environmental sustainability. 

Maranatha High School  http://www.maranatha-hs.org/ and thePasadena Police Department, www.cityofpasadena.net/police, are the proud co-hosts of this event.  Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard is an advocate and supporter of the UNA.  Mayor Bogaard, the Consulate of Kenya, Ambassador Dr. Wenwa Akinyi Odinga Oranga and Chief Sanchez will be participating in the event.  Pasadena Police Lieutenant Phlunte' Riddle is the Event Coordinator. 

Tickets are available on the website: www.machaobenefitconcert.com, at $30.00 and $10.00 for students, VIP tickets are $100.00 and include VIP seating and a Pre-Reception.  


For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 07, 2012,  2012-08-07 PR 

For More Information: Lieutenant Phlunte’ Riddle (626) 744-7875, priddle@cityofpasadena.net  





Posted: 8/9/2012 07:40:00 PM
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