St Patrick’s charity concert city
AS part of Lisburn City Council’s Good Relations Programme a host of local country stars will be performing at ‘William Caulfield’s Country Jamboree’ at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn, Monday, 18th March, 8pm, to raise funds for the Mayoral Charity, Stepping Stones and celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
Lisburn Mayor, Alderman William Leathem, speaking at the launch of the concert, said: “I am delighted to announce an exciting evening of country music and no doubt some ‘laugh out loud’ comedy provided by the host, William Caulfield, one of Northern Ireland’s best loved comedians.
“While the concert is about celebrating St Patrick’s Day and everything country, all proceeds will be donated to my Mayoral charity, Lisburn based Stepping Stones.
“I would urge everyone to come along and enjoy a special night and support the valuable work this charity carries out”, he concluded.
Stepping Stones, based at 39 Seymour Street in Lisburn, provides adults with learning difficulties or disabilities with the opportunity to access accredited training towards gaining employment, and aims to fully integrate trainees into society.
The Mayor’s Charity can be contacted at Lagan Valley Island on Tel: 028 9250 9331.
Some of the top names in the local country music scene will perform at The CountryJamboree on March 18. International country star Susan McCann will belt out her hits and show band star Ray Lynam and Boxcar Brian, one of the most requested singers on the Hugo Duncan show, will also perform.
The concert will feature 10-year-old Simon Peters from Donegal. Simon is the youngest Irish person to be invited to perform in Nashville and has been described as the next Daniel O’Donnell.
With a line up like this, the concert is sure to a great evening of musical
Tickets for the William Caulfield Country Jamboree are £15 each and area availablefrom the Box Office, Lagan Valley Island, Tel: 028 9250 9254 or at: lisburncity.gov.uk
This concert is part of the Council’s Good Relations Programme, which is part funded by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister.
Stepping Stones provides people with the opportunity to advance their skills, training and employability through 7 key services that include a Training Department, Pink Elephant Cards, Stepping Stones Coffee Shop, Stepping Stones Picture Framing, theAvenue Coffee Shop and Stepping Stones Employment Service
Stepping Stones provide a positive and innovative pathway to advancing the skills and talents of our trainees and clients.
“We work hard to provide opportunities that will equip persons with the skills and confidence to access community services and employment.
In doing all of this we are also able to dispel some myths around learning disability, encourage more integration for those we are helping and show people how capable they actually are.
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