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Concert in Avila Beach raises $6,000 for disabled veterans groups

Jon Monett, center, chairman of Quality of Life Plus, accepts a check in the amount of $2,000 from Ed Miller and Barbara Nicholson from proceeds raised at the Unfinished Business Memorial Day Jam at the Avila Beach Golf Resort.
Jon Monett, center, chairman of Quality of Life Plus, accepts a check in the amount of $2,000 from Ed Miller and Barbara Nicholson from proceeds raised at the Unfinished Business Memorial Day Jam at the Avila Beach Golf Resort.

Avila Beach

The Unfinished Business Memorial Day Jam benefiting disabled veterans at the Avila Beach Golf Resort on Memorial Day resulted in net proceeds that will allow each of the three beneficiary veterans support organizations, Operation Comfort, Amazing Surf Adventures and Quality of Life Plus, to receive a check for $2,000.

The concert featured Central Coast ’60s rock-and-roll band Unfinished Business, as well as funk combo Burning James and the Funky Flames, singer Roy Henry, R&B band Steppin’ Out and classic rock trio The Mooks.

Event sponsors were Avila Beach Golf Resort, KSBY TV, Got You Cover’d, Harvey’s Honey Huts, Bill Gaines Audio, Mullahey Ford, California Fresh Market, Burdine Printing, San Luis Ambulance, Noble Productions, Unfinished Business Productions and Event Planning by Nicholson.

San Luis Obispo County

Recent Cal Poly graduate Kiley Goode hosted a fundraiser for Womenade of San Luis Obispo County at The Sea Venture Restaurant on May 21, raising over $6,500 as part of her senior project.

Goode graduated from Cal Poly in June with a sociology degree. She said she was motivated to do her senior project for Womenade because education is something she values deeply.

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