. The 3rd annual charity event hosted by Saving K9 Lives Plus (501c3 non profit rescue organization established in 2011 by Toto’s original frontman Bobby Kimball and his wife, Jasmin Gabay Kimball) will be rocking Southern California on September 13, 2014, 6:00pm at the Arena Sports Bar & Grill, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065. Legendary rockers plus a silent auction of artwork, jewelry, musical collectibles and pet baskets will be a unique evening benefitting the passion of compassion for animals in need. A night the Rockers will “SING FOR THE VOICELESS.
Saving K9 Lives Plus, Inc. work done by volunteers , have helped numerous dogs from death row and finding them forever homes. The goal of Saving K9 Lives Plus is to provide public awareness of the growing population of homeless animals, the thousands of animals being euthanized in overcrowded shelter systems, and educate the public about the importance of spay/neuter and microchipping their pets. The fundraising enables the rescue to help save more pets with medical issues and the special needs. Saving K9 Lives Plus, Inc. rescues canines from various situations, including bailouts from City and County Shelters, from owners who can no longer care for their pets, animals that have been abused, neglected or abandoned and non profit rescues that cannot care for the animal needs. These animals receive veterinary care, food and shelter and are temporarily housed in a volunteer foster home. Once these animals have been sterilized, vaccinated, cured and/or treated for any illness and evaluated for temperament, they become available for adoption thru public media.
Jasmin Kimball, founder of Saving K9 Lives Plus, Inc states “I changed when I visited my first shelter five years ago. I was unaware of how many animals were in the shelters and heading into death row. I started to foster a dog, volunteer and help a rescue. Later, Bobby and I founded Saving K9 Lives Plus, to help bring awareness to animals in need. This is our 3rd annual event, inviting Bobby’s colleagues to help bring awareness by “Singing for the Voiceless!” The funds have let us help dogs hit by cars, paralyzed dogs, medical dogs, etc. We hope to continue in our efforts with education, music and adoptions.”
Joining this prestigious list of legendary musical talent:
Bobby Kimball– original lead singer from the Grammy Award-winning group Toto (“Africa,” “Rosanna,” “Hold the Line”)
Spencer Davis– vocalist from The Spencer Davis Group (“Gimme Some Lovin”)
Ellis Hall– “The Ambassador of Soul,” lead singer from Tower of Power
Sean McNabb– actor (Sons of Anarchy)/bassist who has performed with Quiet Riot and Dokken
Annabella Lwin– singer/model (“I Want Candy”)
Opening band: Mike Pinera’s Blues Image (“Ride Captain Ride”) former guitarist for Alice
Cooper, Iron Butterfly, along with Greg Alban (Smokey Robinson) and Buster Akrey (Steely Dan)
…and more special guests to be announced.
Grand Hostess and emcee for the evening will be American film/television actress, singer/songwriter, screenwriter, editor, producer, multi nominated Golden Globe winning Actress Dyan Cannon. Ms. Cannon, starred in such silver screen classics as Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Revenge of the Pink Panther and Heaven Can Wait– and several TV and Broadway shows. Ms Cannon was also married to Cary Grant in the 60’s, and has one daughter who is also an actress, and is an avid LA LAKERS fan. This is the second event she has graciously participated in for Saving K9 Lives Plus.
The charming Jack McGee is known for his roles on Talents as Paul Kavanagh, Common Law as Captain Mike Sutton, Rescue Me as Chief Jerry Reilly and 185 more character roles. Mr. McGee will be the auctioneer for the evening for Saving K9 Lives Plus.
The Arena manager Dan Rosen, offered the use of the facility for the event bringing in support of the fundraiser. The Arena sits next to the Grand Vista Hotel making it a convenient location for those out of town visiting for the event. For bookings of a room please call (805) 583-2000 and let them know you are booking for the Saving K9 Lives Plus event for a discount.
There will be a huge silent auction on site and there will be many unique and collectible items that will be available.
Tickets are $40 pre-sale online only, and $50 at the door, as space is available on a first come first serve basis. Special VIP tickets are available for a donation of $100 (table reserved). Tickets can be obtained at http://www.savingk9livesplus.org or http://www.k9crusade.org
For more information contact SAVING K9 LIVES PLUS, INC , 17412 Ventura Blvd Ste #911, Encino, CA 91316 , rescue line: 818-433-6168. http://www.savingk9livesplus.org
SAVING K9 LIVES PLUS, INC., is a non-profit 501(c3) animal rescue. EIN 45-3690033
Interviews are available with the artists upon availability.
Media Contact: Cherie Lynnae Whitaker (805) 584-1222 / (805) 813-1500 cell firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: “Sing for the Voiceless” Benefit fundraiser for Saving K9 Lives Plus, a non-profit animal rescue group
WHEN; Saturday September 13, 2014 6:00pm – 11:00PM
WHERE: Arena Sports Bar & Grill , 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065
COSTS: Advanced tickets $40.00, $50.00 at the door, or VIP reserved $100, advanced only.
Onlines sales at http://www.savingk9livesplus.org and http://www.k9crusade.org