Wondering how to help the Paradise Fire Victims?Many concerned Nevada County citizens wonder how they can help the survivors of the Camp Fire. The Salvation Army of Grass Valley is stepping forward to help — but they need your help, too!
 
You can provide assistance by coming to the Foothills on Sunday, December 16 for The Salvation Army’s Paradise Victims Fundraiser. It’ll be a fun hour of holiday music, sing-alongs, refreshments, baked goodies, video clips, and door prizes! The fundraiser will be held here at the Foothills Event Center on Sunday, December 16th from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.
 
The Camp Fire destroyed almost 14,000 homes, 514 businesses, and 4,265 other buildings, and killed 88 people. It has covered more than 153,000 acres, which is around the size of Chicago! (Source: CNN.com). There’s no doubt that the devastation from the Camp Fire has been immense, so the Salvation Army has stepped up to help out. Below, you’ll see an informative flyer about this festive fundraiser which you can click to view full-size.
 
Paradise Fire Victims Fundraiser flyerHosting the event is Stan Zabka, an author, composer, entertainer, and WWII Veteran. He earned recognition as a composer of memorable theme music for various Emmy and Pulitzer-award winning TV specials. He co-composed “Chimes,” the original Tonight Show theme. Zabka’s most well-known work is “Christmas Eve In My Home Town” which he co-wrote with Don Upton at NBC. Zabka was the Associate Television Director at NBC, and worked with the Johnny Carson “Tonight Show.” He was awarded an Emmy as a Director of “The Doctors,” a daytime serial. Zabka was an Assistant Director in many movies, including “Midnight Run,” “Bronco Billy,” “Romancing The Stone,” “A Change of Seasons,” “Forced Vengeance,” and “Streets of L.A.” (Source: Zabka.com).
 
All proceeds from this festive holiday fundraiser will go to the Salvation Army. Tickets are $20. You can purchase your ticket at the door; cash or check only, please. If you pay by check, please make it payable to Salvation Army and reference “Paradise Fire” in the memo area of your check.