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Event Archive - Westshore Refugee Fundraiser Gala with "The Ladies of Jazz and Gospel": Maureen Washington, Maria Manna, April Gislason

Sat. June 25th 2016 - Sat. June 25th 2016 @  Olympic View Golf Club (No Minors)
7 pm - 10 pm doors at 6 pm
Tickets at:
Presented by: Westshore Refugee Sponsorship Group

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Music: Jazz / Blues, Jazz / Blues
Do you know that June 20th is World Refugee Day, and the week of June 20th to 24th has been proclaimed Westshore Refugee Sponsorship Group Week in Colwood?. To top it all off, we're holding a gala with both silent and live auctions, a delicious buffet dinner, door prizes, and unforgettable entertainment by three amazing Ladies of Jazz and Gospel (Maria Manna, April Gislason, and Maureen Washington) on June 25th, 2016.

Dinner at 7 pm
Ticket price $100, tax receipt for $30.

Details, auction listings and ticket information and sales at


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Maureen Washington

With a vocal style that encompasses the soul of Etta James, and Carmen McRae, the modernity of Holly Cole and the playfulness of Jann Arden; Maureen Washington evokes comparison to some of the great female Jazz singers of our time yet remains one of a kind. Maureen Washington songstress for a variety of different ensembles, began her music career ... more info
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Maria Manna

Maria Manna entertains audiences in Canada, the United States and Europe. She exudes professional confidence and a magnetic charm that is woven into her performances, from swing to ballad and jazz. Audiences are enthralled by her vocal presence and instinctive lyrical sense. She is an entertainment legend in her hometown of Edmonton, Alberta. Ma... more info

April Gislason "aka: Fulladosa" (Blues, Jazz, R&B, Soul, Funk, Rock & Folk or Indie)

April Singer Songwriter Musician (250) 592-0967 From a powerful ballad to hard edge rock this vocalist can sing it all. April was born in New York City, April 1, 1955 to proud parents Victor and Lillian Fulladosa. Her father was an officer in the Marine Corp and moving around was just part of the deal. She and her younger two brothers were rais... more info