Rock For Dimes Halifax 2014

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Event date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 07:00
Name of Organization: 
March of Dimes Canada
Location: 
Halifax

Ninth Annual Rock for Dimes Halifax – November 14, 2014 Tribute Bands!
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00 P.M
Cunard Centre - 961 Marginal Road, Halifax 

On Friday, November 14, 2014, local amateur musicians will once again take up their rock instruments to battle for the title of "Halifax's Best Band" and raise much-needed money for Nova Scotians with physical disabilities. Close to $200,000 has been raised to date by March of Dimes Canada at this annual rocking event in Halifax. The four previous Rock For Dimes – Halifax events were the biggest Rock for Dimes events across Canada. With the return of a vehicle retrofit initiative and reduced ticket prices, we’re hoping the 9th year will make it the biggest one yet! 

This year's costume-musical theme for the “two stages” event will be Tribute Bands! The bands will take on the challenge of living up to their favourite bands - every era and theme will be covered! The Rock for Dimes Battle of the Bands will take place at the CUNARD CENTRE, on Marginal Road, with lots of parking for everyone. A fantastic venue. 

The bands performing to raise funds for March of Dimes will be: Terminal Road (N.S. Department of Justice), Project 501 (Stewart McKelvey), Red C (McInnes Cooper), The Goldilocks Effect (Burchells LLP), Sophie’s Choice (Stewart McKelvey) and Sound Castle. Most of the members of these bands are lawyers from the HRM legal community, competing as “rock-star-wannabes” for a great charitable cause. Best NS Bar event of the year!

Rock For Dimes – Halifax benefits March of Dimes Canada's Conductive Education (CE) Nova Scotia Program, which helps children and adults in our province.  CE is an innovative program that blends elements of education and rehabilitation to improve the independence, mobility and confidence of children with disabilities, and has proven especially beneficial to children with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and developmental apraxia. March of Dimes Canada is a nationally registered charitable organization providing support services to people with disabilities, their families and caregivers across Canada. In 2010, November 2nd became March of Dimes Conductive Education Awareness Day at Province House in Halifax and resolutions in the House of Assembly recognized the "immense benefit" of Conductive Education in Nova Scotia. 

To purchase tickets ($20 individual / $200 table of 10 or $15 for students) or to make a donation to help your favourite band raise much needed funds go to: www.rockfordimes.ca/halifax or call 1-800-263-3463 ext. 7380. 

Mark your calendars now for Friday, November 14, 2014. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. Tickets will also be available at the door.