Many thanks to the outpouring of support and love for our friend Dick Griffo. Whether you are part of the teacher community, music community, student community, church community, or business community - we all share in our care for a fellow friend. Here is a rundown of happenings this weekend and beyond to show your love as a Friend of Dick Griffo:
Gift Basket Drop-Offs: Available all weekend - see previous post here for more information.
Trinity Church: Krista Seddon, Dick's friend and musical partner in perfroming at Trinity Services, is helping to coordinate this weekend the acceptance of contributions towards a collective gift to the Friends of Dick Griffo fund that is set up. In addition, Krista and Trinity will have tickets available on sale for the Friends of Dick Griffo Benefit to be held on May 6th. According to Krista, there is a possibility Dick will play after positive treatments this week. Krista says, "he will be playing flute at Trinity this Sunday, 4/15: Morning service at 10:30 and also Trinity@7, our evening jazz meditation service. Trinity Episcopal Church 371 Delaware Ave. Buffalo 14202 (across from the Buffalo Club near Tupper.)" Thank you Trinity church and Krista for your support!
Rhythm and Don't Get The Tax Blues Revue: This Sunday, Sam Guarino is producing another of his R&B events to be held at Classic V on Niagara Falls Boulevard from 6pm to 10pm with a host of fabulous performers such as Billy McEwen and Barbara St. Clair. During the event, Frank Richiazzi will help pass a bucket around for contributions to be made collectively to the Friends of Dick Griffo Fund. Thank you Sam and Frank for your support!
Tuesday Night Jazz: This week's (4/17) Tuesday Night Jazz held weekly at Iris on Maple and Sweet Home and hosted by Dan Hull, will feature two powerhouses of jazz in the area - Bobby Militello and Phil DiRe' billed as Phil Dire' and Buffalo Bop. They are dedicating the night to benefit Dick Griffo and will accept contributions. Thank you Dan, Phil, and Bobby for dedicating a night to Dick Griffo!
Some wonderful happenings taking place around town for our friend. Tickets for the Friends of Dick Griffo Benefit on May 6th are on sale now at the Maple Entertainment Complex Box Office at 716-831-3271, available online at Ticket Web at this link, and being sold at the Alder Creek Music Store.
Please tell your friends and family about these events and the Friends of Dick Griffo Benefit to be held on May 6th. Also, please give and share the Fundraising link on this web page to help us towards our initial goal of raising $10,000 to help Dick with medical expenses.
Friends of Dick Griffo