December 4th Concert to Assist Ottawa's Youth Drug Addiction Program

OTTAWA, Dec. 2 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:    A Christmas Concert, Heralding Christmas, with headliner: the
             People's Gospel Choir of Montreal, led by Kim Sherwood.

             Want to feel alive? Check out this choir's electric example of
             the human spirit on You Tube. Call up the choir's 2007
             performance in St-Léonard, Quebec.

             Also joining the choir:

             * Multi-talented Jeremiah Sparks. A Nova Scotia native, he's
             worked as an actor, singer and composer.

             Next week, he's in the cast of A Christmas Carol that opens
             Dec. 8 at the National Arts Centre.

             * Ottawa's Maria Hawkins. She's a soul singer, educator and
             motivational speaker.

             Master of Ceremonies: Writer, producer and director Anthony

    Where:   Christ Church Cathedral, 420 Sparks St. at Bronson. Street and
             lot parking, or, take any of the buses running along Albert
             Street or Slater Street.

    When:    Friday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m.

    Why:     This concert is not only a salute to the season; it recognizes a
             need in our community. Part of the proceeds, including half of
             the concert's Platinum Ticket sales, will go to the Ottawa
             Bytown Rotary Club to help support the Rotary Youth Drug
             Addiction Program and project s.t.e.p.

             Project s.t.e.p. addresses the need for residential addiction
             treatment, education and prevention for young people from 13 to
             17. Ottawa does not have a residential treatment facility for

    Tickets: Students $15, Silver $25, Gold $45

             Platinum tickets at $100 include a $50 tax receipt from the
             Rotary Club and a Post-concert reception.

             Tickets are available through Cathedral Arts. Call 613-567-1787
             for tickets any day this week between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00p.m.,
             or, buy online at

SOURCE Cathedral Arts & Christ Church Cathedral

For further information: For further information: John Dennison, (613) 567-1787

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