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Need help with Single Payer Road Show

How you and your organization can help with Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show
The modern day Union Maid, Anne Feeney, is joining forces with friends to bring "Sing Out/Speak Out for a Single Payer" tour to you. From July 4th to July 20th songwriters, speakers, perhaps even some puppeteers will perform in towns across WA, OR, and N. Calif. to promote interest in single payer health care. Anne guarantees these events will be, "fun and informative. We will engage our audiences in direct, fun, and community appropriate activity that will move universal health care closer to every American. Imagine a month of high-powered hilarious and informative concerts in CA, OR and WA all designed to promote interest in single payer health care. That's what is happening from July 4th-20th. I modeled this tour on the wildly successful SING OUT THE VOTE OHIO tour that many of us did last October... there's lots of fun video from that on youtube that would give you a taste of what it was like  link to www.youtube.com
I have interested some very talented (and perhaps some very well-known people - unconfirmed as of this writing) to essentially donate their talents to be part of this cultural blitz through California, Oregon and Washington for single payer health care.
I'm expecting that most of the concerts will be free - although some local organizers have decided to suggest a donation. We will request donations at the free concerts.

We will split the donations with the local sponsoring organization. We
will seek out free venues - churches, college auditoriums, etc. and seek donated sound reinforcement whenever possible.
I am seeking (and obtaining) some grant money to present these shows. The performers' honoraria and travel expenses will come from these grants/donations and be supplemented in part by the money collected at the door. These will not be wildly lucrative engagements, but should be lots of fun.
We would like to be in the PDX area on the 18th and 19th. If your organization would like to help organize one of these events, please let Anne know (contact below).

Here is what you can do to help.

The concerts are being organized and presented by local single payer activists. If I already have a contact in your town, the information appears below. Please get in touch with your local organizer and see how you can help.
If there is not a contact person listed, I hope that you will step up to the plate and organize the concert yourself - or put me in touch with local organizers who would undertake this. NOTE; WE NEED PEOPLE TO HELP WITH PDX ON 18TH AND 19TH.
If you have additional contacts, please provide names, phone and email.
If you can donate some money to make this happen, you can send a check in any amount, large or small, payable to Anne Feeney, 2240 Milligan Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 - or donate via Paypal with a credit card to  singout4singlepayer@annefeeney.com. - Any donation is greatly appreciated!
If you are in a position to donate $500 or more, your tax deductible contribution, payable to "Universal Health Care for OR" should also be sent to me, Anne Feeney, 2240 Milligan Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 (That way I can send the checks together and keep track of them so that they won't get mixed up with donations they receive for other projects...)
If you have any suggestions or advice for me, send it my way.
My cell is 412-877-6480, my email  anne@annefeeney.com
Here's the tour:
So far Adam and Kris, Jim Paige, Citizens' Band, Chris Chandler, Ben Silver, Jan Luby, Anne Weiss, Rebel Voices, the Seattle Labor Chorus and many other exciting performers have expressed an interest in performing at some or all of these shows -
Saturday, July 4th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
with Anne Feeney, Jan Luby, Michael Lauren
Santa Cruz, CA
Price: $15
 lafort@cruzio.com

Sunday, July 5th, 2009 8:00 PM
San Francisco, CA
Monday, July 6th, 2009 8:00 PM
San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
with Anne Feeney, Citizens' Band and more!
Ashland , OR
wes brain is the contact. sponsored by so oregon jobs with justice.  brain@mind.net

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Old Stone Church (tentative)
with anne Feeney, Citizen's Band and more!
541.318.8169
Bend, OR
Raymond Duray is the contact
 ray_duray@bendbroadband.com

Thursday, July 9th, 2009 6:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show
Florence Events Center
Florence , OR
Stuart Henderson is the contact -  shenderson88@hotmail.com

Friday, July 10th, 2009 3:00 PM
Anne Feeney In Concert
Oregon Country Fair
Hoarse Chorale Stage
Veneta, OR
 http://oregoncountryfair.org
Saturday, July 11th, 2009 3:00 PM
Anne Feeney in Concert
Chez Ray
Oregon Country Fair
Veneta, OR
 http://oregoncountryfair.org

Sunday, July 12th, 2009 2:15 PM
Anne Feeney in Concert
Oregon Country Fair
Blue Moon Stage
Veneta, OR
 http://oregoncountryfair.org

Monday, July 13th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Corvallis, OR
Paul Hochfeld is the contact -  phochfeld@msn.com

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Coos Bay, OR
541-217-8044
Rick Staggenborg, MD is the contact -  stagmd@hotmail.com

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Yachats, OR - HELP!!

Thursday, July 16th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Newport, OR - HELP!!

Friday, July 17th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Very Little Theater
Eugene, OR
Charlotte Maloney - charuhc(@)comcast.net and Jeanette Malito - Jmalito(@)continet.com and Ruth Duemler  ruthduemler@comcast.net are the contacts

Saturday, July 18th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Portland or Salem, OR
HELP!!

Sunday, July 19th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Portland or Salem, OR HELP!!

Monday, July 20th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Astoria, OR HELP!!

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Vancouver, WA - HELP!!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Chehalis? HELP!!

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Olympia, WA - HELP!!

Friday, July 24th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Tacoma, WA - HELP!! and email Paul Bigman,  pbigman@aol.com
Saturday, July 25th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Seattle, WA -HELP!! and email Paul Bigman,  pbigman@aol.com
Sunday, July 26th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Everett, WA - HELP!! and email Paul Bigman,  pbigman@aol.com

Monday, July 27th, 2009 8:00 PM
Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show!
Whatcom Peace & Justice Center (tentative)
Bellingham, WA
Betsy Pernotto  betsyp@openaccess.org ,  clindberg360@msn.com,  aileensatushek@prodigy.net,
and Dotty Dale  dotty@nas.com are organizing this one
As always, time is of the essence here. Please email me or call my cell, 412-877-6480 to talk about this project and get involved. Your immediate donations and commitments to organizing shows will make this a reality.
Many thanks & much love -
Anne Feeney
National Health Care NOW!!


If you have additional contacts, please provide names, phone and email.
If you can donate some money to make this happen, you can send a check in any amount, large or small, payable to Anne Feeney, 2240 Milligan Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 - or donate via Paypal with a credit card to  singout4singlepayer@annefeeney.com. - Any donation is greatly appreciated!
If you are in a position to donate $500 or more, your tax deductible contribution, payable to "Universal Health Care for OR" should also be sent to me, Anne Feeney, 2240 Milligan Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 (That way I can send the checks together and keep track of them so that they won't get mixed up with donations they receive for other projects...)
If you have any suggestions or advice for me, send it my way.
My cell is 412-877-6480, my email  anne@annefeeney.com