NJ's Own RockNRoll Chorus Joins Jacquie Lee In Concert to Benefit Union Beach
New Jersey's own RockNRoll Chorus will be the opening act for Colts Neck native and The Voice Finalist Jacquie Lee in "Two Towns-One Voice-One Mission," a concert hosted by Operation Provide Comfort to benefit the residents of Union Beach.
Colts Neck, NJ, July 23, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Colts Neck, NJ - New Jersey’s own RockNRoll Chorus will be the opening act for Colts Neck native and The Voice Finalist Jacquie Lee in “Two Towns-One Voice-One Mission,” a concert hosted by Operation Provide Comfort to benefit the residents of Union Beach on August 23, 2014 at the Robert J. Collins Arena, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey.
Ticket prices are $25, $50, $75 and $150 for the VIP package; available beginning July 1st by calling 800-514-3849 or visiting www.opcunionbeach.org/tickets.
The RockNRoll Chorus is a voices-only Rock and Roll group from New Jersey that is currently on a national tour.
“We are thrilled to be part of this amazing event, and contribute to those who are so desperately in need” said Joe Cantaffa, director and producer, The RockNRoll Chorus.
He notes that The RockNRoll Chorus enthusiastically believes in the idea of using one’s strengths and efforts to benefit the lives and experiences of others. Throughout the year, RNRC ‘adopts’ causes and promotes awareness by performing at (and promoting) charity and benefit events.
“This event helps to meet our goal, which is to expose these amazing, aspiring singers and give them as many performing experiences as possible,” said Cantaffa. “Seeing what Jacquie has accomplished via The Voice is truly inspirational to our students and is a wonderful example of what they also can aspire to.”
All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the residents of Union Beach who are still struggling to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy.
Seventeen-year-old vocal powerhouse Jacquie Lee struck a chord with America on the top-rated NBC show The Voice. Under the mentorship of pop superstar Christina Aguilera, Jacquie made an impressive showing as first runner up, signaling this young artist’s amazing talent. Jacquie’s debut single “Broken Ones” has over four million streams on Spotify and shot to the Top 20 on iTunes Pop Chart. Jacquie signed to Atlantic Records in joint partnership with 300 Entertainment. Jacquie is currently touring the country as part of the 31-date Voice Live Tour.
About Union Beach, NJ:
Union Beach, NJ is a small borough of mostly small, single-family homes (which are the owners' primary residences). It is on the Raritan Bay, nestled between Keyport and Keansburg. Union Beach sustained devastating damage from Super Storm Sandy. Nearly 200 homes needed to be demolished, another 500 took on 5' of water, and another 1,000 had up to 3’ of water damage. Police, Fire, Emergency Services, and the school all sustained significant damage to buildings and equipment. Sadly, the task of rebuilding is not close to accomplished.
About Operation Provide Comfort:
The leader of Operation Provide Comfort is local Colts Neck resident Lt. Col. Jim Sfayer, USMC Ret. Colts Neck churches and community organizations, under the OPC umbrella, have taken a prominent role in helping Union Beach in their recovery effort.
The purpose of the effort is to develop a long term relationship between Union Beach and Colts Neck that will endure long after the storm. Our approach is to leverage the resources of our town to help the residents of Union Beach who suffered the most devastation and to help collect and coordinate donations of money, physical goods and services to aid in the rebuilding effort. One hundred percent of all donations given to Operation Provide Comfort go directly to the residents of Union Beach.
For more information on Operation Provide Comfort, please visit https://www.facebook.com/OperationProvideComfortUnionBeach.