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Posted on: February 10, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Benefit Concert: Music and Memories - Honoring a Hometown Hero

The City of Poway is pleased to announce a benefit concert event to support the building of the Tony Gwynn Memorial in Poway. The concert will take place at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts on April 1, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. This concert will kick off the City’s fundraising efforts for the memorial.

The event will feature: Tony Gwynn’s longtime Padres teammate Tim Flannery with his band the Lunatic Fringe; Steve Vaus; Glen Erath; Eve Selis; and, Back to the Garden. San Diego media legend, Mark Larson will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Additional guest performers will be announced in the coming days.

The evening will not only include great music, but also memories of Poway’s Hometown Hero – Tony Gwynn. In addition, there will be a live auction of unique Tony Gwynn memorabilia, and the opportunity to be recognized as a sponsor on the memorial’s donor wall. The evening will conclude with the unveiling of the selected memorial design. All proceeds will go directly to fund the project. Tickets, which range in price from $60 to $100, will go on sale February 10, 2016, starting at 12:00 p.m. at: powaycenter.com. Don’t miss the opportunity to honor this great man! For more information, please call (858) 668-4585.

Donations may also be made at: https://www.crowdrise.com/tonygwynn

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