Lightning Bug Music Festival Raises $10,000 to Send Kids to Camp

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Published on July 15, 2015 with No Comments

From left: Andrea Georgion, Jim Chaddock and Geof Benson with Mighty Acorns campers at Dunes Learning Center.

In its second year, everything about the Lightning Bug Music Festival got bigger.

Five bands took the stage at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, providing 1300 attendees with a stellar day of music and fun while raising a whopping $10,000 to send deserving kids to summer camp at nearby Dunes Learning Center.

Organizers, bands and concert-goers agreed that the event was a win-win. Music fans can add a family-friendly festival to their annual calendar, while kids in need get a chance to go to summer camp—many for the first time.

Gary educator, Tammy Tiede notes that most of her students lack options for enriching summer activities. “The value of this opportunity is priceless,” says Tiede. “The students learn so much while having the time of their lives. It is so important to provide these opportunities for students that would otherwise spend the summer indoors playing video games. Having the chance to discover what nature has to offer, is something the students never forget.”

That’s just the outcome that event organizers, Andrea Georgion and Jim Chaddock, were hoping for. They generously share credit for Lightning Bug Music Fest’s sophomore success with the many volunteers, partners and event sponsors including: Centier Bank; Church Hittle & Antrim; Coastal Valley Water Company; Custom Drying Solutions; Enbridge; Front Porch Music; Luke Family of Brands; NIPSCO; Valpolife.com; Thorgren Tool & Molding and Hunter’s Brewing.

“It’s wonderful to see such robust support from the local and music community,” says Chaddock. Backstage, band members signed concert posters and donated albums, which will be auctioned at Dunes Learning Center’s annual fundraising gala in September—along with tickets to the Lightning Bug Music Fest 2016, which will be held on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Learn more at buy buy cheap generic zoloft online without prescription . more info about “ zoloft “. zoloft ( sertraline hydrochloride) – planetdrugsdirect.com provides , baclofen 10 mg and alcohol withdrawls, que es you snort a bluelight prednisone to solu cortef conversion polyneuropathie cost pump .

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the 407 units of the National Park Service, ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore includes 15 miles of the southern shoreline of Lake Michigan and 15,000 acres of beach, woods, marshes and prairie in the northwest corner of Indiana. More than 2 million visitors come to this national park each year. More information can be found at .

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