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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge is pleased to announce that local music personality Fritz Horisk will serve as MC for the 100 Mentors 100 Kids Benefit Concert that will be held at the Mockingbird Restaurant’s Roots Music Hall in Staunton on Saturday, June 19 at 8:30 p.m.

Horisk Fritz came to Staunton in 2006 from Wilmington, Del. He has been in and around music, radio and television since 1973.

The Staunton Music Guild is sponsoring the event as part of their ongoing community outreach mission. A lineup of guild members is providing entertainment, including Curly Straight and the Polar Opposites, Billy Caldwell and The Last Minute Band.

“This is such a great opportunity for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge,” said Dave Norris, executive direction of the organization. “We have been working hard to be out in the community and this opportunity is a great way to raise money and let people know about our organization while listening to some great music.” 

Advance tickets for the 100 Mentors 100 Kids Benefit Concert are $8 and can be purchased by visiting Mockingbird at 123 W. Beverley St., calling for reservations 540.213.8777 or visiting their website at www.mockingbird123.com.

Tickets at the door will be $10.

For information on Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge, please contact the Valley Program Coordinator Marta Szuba at 540.241.7626 or by email at [email protected].

You can also visit them on the web at www.bbbsocbr.org and on Facebook.

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