Saturday, October 19, 2013

TONIGHT, Oct. 19: Orpheum Theater to hold benefit concert for Engineers Without Borders

HANCOCK -- TONIGHT, Saturday, Oct. 19, the Orpheum Theater will host a concert to support a great cause at the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Band Benefit, featuring local musicians Kevin Blackstone, The Leslie Cabinets (aka, Erika Vye and Steve Brimm), and Gratiot Lake Road.

EWB is a humanitarian organization that provides service learning opportunities to Michigan Tech students. Students are given the chance to travel to developing communities worldwide and help design sustainable engineering projects that will help improve quality of life for the members of these communities.

The EWB Band Benefit raises money for travel and project expenses for students involved in the organization. For more on EWB and what they do for communities around the world visit http://ewb.students.mtu.edu/

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with music starting at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $7 at the door.

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