Concert for Caring seeks donors

Staff report

SIDNEY — Concert of Caring, the major fundraising event for the Sidney Office of Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley, will be Oct. 7, 2017, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Versailles.

This year’s featured entertainment is Dave and Rae, a popular four-piece group from the Indianapolis area. Ticket-holders for this dressy casual event are urged to put on their dancing shoes because this high-energy group offers a unique blend of music from all genres guaranteed to have guests singing along, getting up to move and having fun.

Tickets for the 2017 Concert of Caring are $50 per person, and include table seating, dinner buffet, desserts, two drink coupons and the chance to bid on a variety of silent auction items donated by businesses, individuals and local artisans. There will also be distinctive raffle items and other surprises throughout the evening.

Sponsorship opportunities for the event include signage, program recognition and reserved table seating. The Headliner Level is $1,000 and includes 12 tickets with VIP seating. The Star Level is $500 and includes six tickets with premier seating. The Artist Level is $250 and includes four tickets with reserved seating.

Proceeds from the annual Concert of Caring guarantee continued success of CSSMV services in the Northern Miami Valley. Those programs include counseling, early childhood intervention, parenting and adoption support in Auglaize and Mercer Counties and all those services plus the RideLink call center and senior visiting in Darke, Miami and Shelby Counties.

Committee chairpersons for the 2017 Concert of Caring event are Kathy Nichols, Dianne Sielschott and Irene Stonebraker.

Sponsorships and tickets can be purchased online at For information or to donate a silent auction item, call 498-4593 ext. 1141 or email

Staff report