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Event Archive - Benefit Concert for Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Blackwood Kings

Wed. September 3rd 2014 - Wed. September 3rd 2014 Distrikt (No Minors)
Presented by: Victoria Taiama School Project
The Victoria-Taiama School Project Presents:Benefit Concert for Sierra Leone featuring Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Distrikt (formerly Club 9ONE9)

All proceeds from this Show go to Victoria-Taiama School Project - They are providing much needed medical help in Taiama, Sierra Leone. With generous donations from the Victoria and Vancouver communities, they have built ten classrooms, a well, a garden, and a block of latrines, and this year, a health center. Lets help them continue this great cause.

In store tickets available at Lyle's Place, The Reef, Strathcona Hotel & Ditch Records. ***Tickets:***


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