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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

March 9, 2011

Fundraiser at Northwest features alumni, Branson performers

MARYVILLE, Mo. - A Northwest Missouri State University alumnus and Branson performer will headline a fundraising event "Bringing Home the Talent" at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 13, at the University's Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $25 or at the door for $30. Tickets for children 10 and under are $12.

Advance tickets may be purchased in Maryville at Bank Midwest, Hy-Vee Food, in Stanberry at Farmers State Bank and Bank Northwest; in Grant City at Sherry's Pharmacy; in Savannah at Sisters of St. Francis Ministries Center and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church; in Fairfax at the Farmers State Bank; in Tarkio at Farmers State Bank; in Rock Port at Livengood Accounting and Atchison County Development Office; in Mound City at Laukemper Motor and The Attic: in Oregon at Citizen's Bank; in King City at Aberdeen's Steakhouse and Twisted Stix & Posies.   

Eight performers are slated to appear at the event, which is a fundraiser to benefit the Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation.

Artists scheduled to perform are:

Two University organizations are assisting as co-sponsors. The University's Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity is offering valet parking and the Catholic Newman Center will provide concessions.

The Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation is a non-profit organization that relies on donations, grants and fundraisers to obtain funds to serve the six-county area of Northwest Missouri. Its mission is to provide free confidential business services to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses as a means to fulfill their dreams of owning and operating a business. In 2010, Enterprise Facilitation assisted 11 new businesses with their start-ups throughout Atchison, Holt, Nodaway, Andrew, Gentry and Worth counties.

For more information or to purchase tickets contact Marilyn Alldredge at 660.744.3146 or 660.686.2495.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468