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Les Ms. and Friends "Sing for Care" happening this Sunday as virtual event

Les Ms. & Friends will hold the Sing for Care 2020 as a virtual event. CONTRIBUTED
Les Ms. & Friends will hold the Sing for Care 2020 as a virtual event. CONTRIBUTED

Les Ms. & Friends' "Sing for Care 2020, A Retrospective Through The Years" will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. as a virtual event.

"Present guidelines do not allow us to be physically together, but we could not allow this important event to lapse," the women's choir said in announcing the event.

There will be music and laughter, and special performances and moments, as well as some stories and letters.

"With such a large province, and centralized cancer treatment locations, it can mean a great deal of travel and cost for patients to receive the care they need. The realities of the present pandemic have impacted care and costs. It is important to provide some security at these insecure times."

The video will be aired on the choir's Youtube Channel, (https://youtube.com/channel/UCv8uq1MN3B3qjuOVrIthFyA) .

Donations may be made by e-transfer to [email protected] Please include mailing addresses for tax receipts. Other donation options are being explored, the choir said.

All of the proceeds of the concert are in support of the Patient and Family Support Fund of the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. While there are a number of other fundraisers for the foundation, this one specifically targets the providing of funds for those traveling away from home for treatment.

"With such a large province, and centralized cancer treatment locations, it can mean a great deal of travel and cost for patients to receive the care they need. The realities of the present pandemic have impacted care and costs. It is important to provide some security at these insecure times," the choir said.

More than $166,000 has been raised through the choir's past 17 concerts.

For further information please check the website, www.lesms.ca or Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/LesMs and event page https://www.facebook.com/events/341989650349972

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