Benefit Poster

Benefit Poster

Saturday, January 15, 2011
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Tickets $25

Many people know and love Denise because of her amazing work for the city of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti has been her muse since the 1970s when she was a student at Eastern.

She is a driving force behind the Ypsilanti Crossroads festival – helping to bring it into being as organizer, volunteer coordinator, operations director and much more. She has advocated for the city passionately, intelligently and articulately.

It would be fair to say that tens of thousands of people in Southeast Michigan have benefited from her work. She is a compassionate woman, helping anyone and everyone around her. She is used to being the person lending her aid to someone in need, but right now – she could use a little help.

Denise has been diagnosed with lung cancer and she is undergoing chemo and radiation treatments–fighting the good fight with dignity, amazing grace and incredible courage.

All proceeds go to Denise to help with medical expenses.

Please mark your calendars and join us at the Riverside Arts Center on 1/15 for a great concert by some of the finest musicians around

Jan Krist has put together an exceptional talent lineup which includes Dave Boutette, Chris Buhalis, Brian Brickley, Annie Capps, Robert Jones, John Latini, Nestle Quick, Potter’s Field, Jesse Sinatra and others.

Opening reception begins at 6:00 PM with food & beverages (beer, wine & soft drinks).
Additional food, beverages, and desserts provided during the intermission.
Selected art works and other donated merchandise and gift certificates are available for bid during our silent auctions.

Plentiful free parking is available on-street and at several nearby private and public parking lots.

Advance tickets are available through the following sponsors:

Jan Krist:
Annie Capps:
Carole Clare:
David Heikkinen:
Kevin Hill:
Frank Wright:
Downtown Association of Ypsilanti:
Ypsilanti Convention & Visitors Bureau:

Advance ticket purchase and donations may be made by cash or check through the above listed persons. Tickets will also be available at the RAC on the day of concert.
We ask that all donations be directed to Jan Krist’s Pay Pal account after 1/15/2011.

All Checks to be made payable to: “Downtown Association of Ypsilanti (DAY)”.  All proceeds go to Denise.

Download the Benefit Poster here.

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