Folk singer to raise funds

Music lovers are invited to spend an afternoon with folk singer/songwriter Kim Wempe on Jan. 29 at the Sylvan Lake Bahai Centre.

Music lovers are invited to spend an afternoon with folk singer/songwriter Kim Wempe on Jan. 29 at the Sylvan Lake Bahai Centre.

Wempe is a Saskatchewan-born singer who lived in Alberta before settling in Nova Scotia in 2007. She has performed with Canadian artists such as Jill Barber, Jenn Grant, Amelia Curran, James Keelaghan, David Francey, Matt Andersen, Rawlins Cross, and Madison Violet. She has won an East Coast Music Award and Music Nova Scotia Award for her 2009 release Where I Need to Be EP.

All proceeds of the show will go to the Global Enrichment Foundation.

Founded in 2010 by Central Alberta’s Amanda Lindhout, the Global Enrichment Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for the people of Somalia to empower themselves through education, health, wellness and economic initiatives.

Doors open at 1:30 p.m. and the show starts at 2 p.m. There will be a silent auction.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available through Lakeview Computers (403-887-8429) Rocky Mountain Home Furnishing (403-887-6466), Debbie Oostindie (403-887-0968) and Grace Baxter (403-887-6096).

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