R&B Singer & Actress Brandy to Meet with Music Students Young and Old at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center

R&B Singer & Actress Brandy to Meet with Music Students Young and Old at
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center

WHAT:

R&B singer and actress Brandy will hold a private conversation with music students young and old at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center on Saturday, January 19. During this invitation only event, Brandy will inspire her fans with her story of hard work and success and answer questions about her career and making the right choices in life.

Music students attending this intimate meeting are enrolled in music education classes at the Kroc Center, Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and Higgins Community Academy, and include youth ages 5 -17 and senior citizens.

Brandy will perform January 19 at the Project HOOD “Party with a Purpose” concert at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. Proceeds from the concert will go toward the construction of the Project HOOD Community and Economic Development Center in Woodlawn.

WHEN:

Saturday, January 19, 2013
2 – 3 p.m.

WHERE:

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Auditorium
1250 West 119 Street
Chicago, IL 60643
(from downtown: take Dan Ryan to I-57 South. Exit at 119 Street; head east approx. ½ mile)

About The Kroc Center: The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center offers the largest array of educational, sports, arts and supportive programs anywhere in the city under one roof. The Kroc Center is a major catalyst of growth for the community, creating jobs and providing a safe haven for youth sorely in need of the recreational, creative and educational alternatives to gangs and violence that the Kroc Center offers. The goal of the center along with support from the community is to expose children and families to different people, activities and arts that are otherwise beyond the reach of the community. For additional details, renderings and program descriptions, visit www.kroccenterchicago.org.

About The Salvation Army: The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 89 cents of every dollar spent is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salarmychicago.org.

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