A Night of Serious Fun to benefit North Star Reach

KC and The Sunshine Band perform at a charity event in Bay Harbor, Michigan raising funds to send children with serious health challenges to camp

Jul 10, 2012, 10:30 ET from North Star Reach

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Savor the very best of those summertime camping memories and enjoy a A Night of Serious Fun with your family on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 7:00PM raising funds for North Star Reach, a camp for kids with serious health challenges.  

The "Flip Flops, Lemon Drops & Feeling Groovy" themed evening will offer guests a second-to-none experience including a live performance by KC and The Sunshine Band, gourmet camp fare catered by Chandler's Restaurant in Petoskey, and dancing under the stars. The spectacular evening at a private property in Bay Harbor concludes with a stunning fireworks display over Lake Michigan.

Due to the generosity of The Ted and Jane Von Voigtlander Foundation, the event has been fully underwritten, allowing 100% of contributions to directly support the programs at North Star Reach. Proceeds from A Night of Serious Fun will allow children to attend camp free of charge, leaving their diagnoses behind.

"We are ready to kick back and raise a little hell with a fun theme and amazing entertainment," said Gwen Haggerty-Bearden, of The Ted and Jane Von Voigtlander Foundation.  "Making a difference in the lives of these children through an unforgettable camp experience is what it's all about."

Adult tickets cost $150 each and kid tickets cost $50 each. A Family Pass including two adult tickets and unlimited kid tickets cost $400. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 734-936-9134.

Sponsorships are available between $2,500 and $10,000 and include tickets to the event, and recognition at the event and on the website.

About North Star Reach

North Star Reach is a provisional member of SeriousFun Children's Network, a growing global community of life-changing camps and programs serving children with serious illnesses founded by Paul Newman in 1988. North Star Reach provides a life-changing camp experience aimed at enriching the lives of children with serious medical challenges by offering empowering activities, specialized medical supervision and caring relationships while helping to restore the joys of childhood.  Initially 1,500 children annually attend North Star Reach's empowering camp programs and just be a kid at camp free of charge. North Star Reach is located in Pinckney, Michigan on a peninsula set among tall trees and rolling hills 40 minutes northwest from Ann Arbor. For more information on the camp, visit www.northstarreach.org or call 734-936-1712.

SOURCE North Star Reach