We are getting ready to perform once again for Make A Wish, the organization that selects critically ill children & grants their wish. We have been entertaining over the years, with such Guest Stars as Jay Leno, Martin Short, Dana Carvey & David Spade, to name a few. Each year, the organization features a personal story of one of their Recipients & the way their lives, along with their families, were impacted by this wonderful Foundation. One child wanted to visit the set of “The Office”. The star of this series, Steve Carell & his wife, took personal care of the special guest & went on to donate to Make A Wish. Not a dry eye in the house.
Another young boy wanted to skate with The Blackhawks Hockey Team. Not only were he & his brothers lavishly welcomed & hosted, but Jonathan Toews, the Captain of the team, recorded a special video for him, to be played at the Gala. It was tremendous.
We are kind of the icing on the cake at the end of the evening, with our rich variety of great dance music & traditionally, this is a Party Crowd. The Band looks forward to it each year. It’s important to remember, as we watch the news & contemplate all the bad things that are taking place, domestically & abroad, that there are people who dedicate themselves to doing purely good works & providing joy for afflicted children.