Benefit for Rockford Peace & Justice

Benefit for Rockford Peace & Justice

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A fund-raising benefit for Rockford Peace & Justice Action Committee is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Minglewood boutique, 317 W. Jefferson St.

Local poet Christopher Sims will host a poetry slam featuring works by Cullen Balch, Debra Jo Howard and Theresa Parrish. Music performers include Hoodoo, and Ryan Swanson and Friends.

Suggested donation is $3 for an evening of fun and entertainment for a worthy cause. Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

Rockford Peace & Justice Action Committee will use the funds for acquiring speakers, paying for newsletters and mailing costs. The organization has been active since 1983, encouraging a more peaceful response to the world’s problems. People are welcome to sign up for the free newsletter by mailing RP&JAC, 623 Seventh St., Rockford, IL 61104.

Information: Stanley Campbell at 964-7111.