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Evening of jazz, funk supports free health clinic in Nevada County

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The requested donation for the The Latin Jazz & Funk Band show goes toward a California CareForce health clinic hosted by United Way of Nevada County. The free health clinic is planned for Jan. 11-12 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.
Submitted to The Union

United Way of Nevada County has an announced an evening of music and dancing featuring The Latin Jazz & Funk Band 6-9 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Wild Eye Pub, 535 Mill St. in Grass Valley.

The event will serve as a fundraiser for a two-day health-care clinic in 2020. A $20 donation is requested for admission. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from the pub. Visit the website at https://www.wildeyepub.com/ for information.

The requested donation goes toward a California CareForce health clinic hosted by United Way of Nevada County. The free health clinic is planned for Jan. 11-12 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

The Latin Jazz & Funk Band includes Bob Scarlett, the conguero, who has lived in the area for years, teaches drum classes weekly, as well as playing with local bands for over 30 years. Jim Bratt, guitarist, vocalist, and tres player, is also a local who is well known globally; Rob Wimmers, on drum kit, is new to the area, and brings Cuban and Brazilian rhythms. Scotty Rogers, bass and vocals, is a local, performing many venues in multiple bands and Monica Fabriarz, from Colombia, is a vocalist and clarinet artist.

For more information on the event or the free clinic, contact United Way at 274-8111 or admin@uwnc.org.

Source: United Way of Nevada County


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