Merrill Area United Way celebrates 75th Anniversary with Concert for a Cause
TINA L. SCOTT
The Merrill Area United Way is celebrating their 75th Anniversary with Concert for a Cause, an event designed to raise awareness of the organization while also raising funds for their ongoing efforts. The event will be a concert and dance held this Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at the Northwoods Veterans Post, 601 Johnson St., in Merrill. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and music will begin at 12:30 p.m. with central Wisconsin singer/performer Bryce Thomaschefsky on stage until 1:30, and then from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., South Padre Island, Tex., performer/singer Leslie Blasing will be on stage.
Blasing performs a variety of hits that spans seven decades … from 50’s and 60’s hits to country, pop, and classic rock songs. She was recently awarded with the Valley Star Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tickets are available online at Eventbrite.com in advance for $10 each and then at the door for $15 each. Beverages and a limited/special menu will be available that afternoon at the Northwoods Veterans Post, as well.