Jan Daley’s Bob Hope Tribute to Benefit Family Justice Center

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Bank of Commerce Redding presents an evening with Jan Daley. This talented entertainer has performed with Bob Hope and the USO Tour and now she will preform for you live at the Cascade Theatre on September 9, 2011. Daley will headline a Benefit Concert for the Shasta Family Justice Center, which is celebrating its first anniversary of providing hope to local victims of family violence.

National Family Justice Center President/CEO and founder of the Family Justice Center movement Casey Gwinn will emcee this special event. The Shasta High School A Cappella Choir, a 60-member advanced choral ensemble, will open the show and preform with Daley in a special tribute to veterans. Shasta County’s Lou White and the Band will provide live music for Daley. Tickets range from $20 to $35, with a special discount for veterans and are on sale now at the Cascade Theatre, online at www.cascadetheatre.org or by phone at (530) 243-8877.

Most people knew Bob Hope as one of comedy’s greatest legends, and remember his quick-witted humor, skits, wild and wacky movies and his world-renowned USO shows. But did you know that Bob Hope introduced some of the greatest songs ever recorded through radio, Broadway musicals and movies?

Jan Daley remembers. Miss Daley appeared on The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Dean Martin Show, The David Frost Show, and BBC. She opened for comedians such as Don Rickles and Rodney Dangerfield. She has recorded five albums, including the Academy Award nominated “Till Love Touches Your Life” and has co-starred with the likes of Alec Baldwin & Tom Hanks. Daley’s most treasured highlight in her career was singing to 30,000 GIs in Vietnam, as the singing star of The Bob Hope Christmas Tour. This is a remarkable show, highlighted with funny-yet-poignant stories and vintage clips from her travels with the famed entertainer.

“We are thrilled to have Jan Daley in our community to support the works of the Shasta Family Justice Center,” said Michael Burke, executive director of the SFJC. “Jan’s connections with veterans and her ability to reach across the generations to attract new fans will ensure a great show. Her support for victims of family violence is inspiring,” Burke added.

The evening will include a tribute to local veterans, a silent auction, a local opening act, a survivor speaker and more. Proceeds will stay local and help support the daily operation of the SFJC. The SFJC opened September 1, 2010, and has received nearly 1,900 visits for service from victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder and child abuse.

To learn more about Jan Daley, visit www.jandaley.com or www.youtube.com/jandaleymusic. For photos of Jan Daley or samples of her music, please contact SFJC Executive Director Michael Burke at 243-8848 or visit www.shastafjc.org.

What: Jan Daley Tribute to Bob Hope
When: Friday, September 9, from 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: The Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St, Redding, CA 96001
Cost: $20-$35 (click here for tickets)

The SFJC is a one-stop help center for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse or elder abuse. By housing a multi-disciplinary team of professionals under one roof, we are reducing the amount of time and places victims have to go to get the help they need. Victims of family violence are benefiting by having a variety of services and interventions available in one safe and secure location. Partners include, the Shasta Women’s Refuge, Crime Victims Assistance Center, Legal Services of Northern California, Inter-Tribal Council of California, Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council, Family Dynamics, Adult Protective Services and many more. The center is well-used and average 250 visits for service each month.

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