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Delta's World Aids Day 12/1/12                            
Vallejo, CA – Renowned jazz recording artist Norman Connors and jazz extraordinaire Kim Waters will host a 
World AIDS Day Benefit Concert on Saturday, December 1, at the California Maritime Academy, 200 Maritime
Drive, in Vallejo. Presented by the Vallejo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in partnership with
 the Solano County Collaboration for HIV/AIDS Awareness, the concert supports local programs designed to
empower health and wellness among youth and women. Connors is a Grammy award winning composer, arranger, 
and producer of such hits as “You are my Starship ” and discoverer of multi acclaimed artists including Phyllis
Hyman, Michael Henderson, Jean Carne, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and others.

An astute musician, Connors mastered his craft at Temple University and Julliard.  Joining him for the concert event 
will be smooth, jazz saxophonist Kim Waters, a chart topping artist with 13 number one hits and 20 Top 10 hits to his
credit. The benefit concert will be emceed by local radio personality Erika Blue, of Vallejo’s 89.5 FM. With a focus on
youth, Connors will introduce a phenomenal local teen jazz group, “On the One Band,” ages 12 to 15, who will bring
their smooth jazz sounds to the Vallejo strait.  Funds raised from the concert will benefit the 10th Annual Teen Expo: 
A Passport for Health. Scheduled for March 9, 2013, the annual event raises awareness of HIV/AIDS to halt the
spread of the disease and to equip youth to make healthy life choices. Proceeds from the concert also will support
the 25th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference, scheduled for April 2013 and sponsored by the Vallejo 
Alumnae Chapter, which will provide a day of enrichment and workshops focused on total health and wellness for
the mind, body, and spirit.  

To attend the World AIDS Day Benefit Concert: 

When: Saturday, December 1 
Time:   7 p.m. 

Where: California Maritime Academy, 200 Maritime Drive, Vallejo, CA Cost:   VIP Reception & Seating: $45; General Seating, $35

Tickets can be purchased at & http://worldaidsdaybc.eventbrite.com or purchased through SAC Thrift Store, Vallejo, CA (corner of Georgia and Marin) & Thelma's African Connection, Vallejo, CA 

For more information, contact Eva Coley, 707 980-2427, Valerie Roberts Gray, 707/334-1986

Sponsored by Vallejo Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, SCCHAA Produced by Askari Sowonde~ Productions



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