1Walks, 1Rocks, 1Matters on Sunday October 9th

Posted Sep 27th, 2011 by Ken Leslie  Category: Arts & Entertainment,


First thank you! Our community’s unity at last years 1Mile Matters walk and Tent City is being noticed and supported by:

— John Mellencamp – again wanting to meet the top walk fundraiser at his Grand Rapids show November 1st.

— Crystal Bowersox – spokesperson in this year’s psa’s, (Visit to view)

— Roger Daltrey – also donating tickets to his Las Vegas show 10/22 which we will be raffling off, (5 Bux each, includes weekend in Vegas = show tickets, airfare and hotel for two.)

–And others in the music industry yet to be announced.

This year our awareness raising walk, the 1Mile Matters Walk will be Sunday, October 9th, 10 am and will end at the Erie Street Market for an all day benefit concert and the opening of rock and roll tour manager Harry Sandler’s photo exhibit at 20 North Gallery. The full event is called 1Walks – 1Rocks – 1Matters.

Information and walk registration is available at or All proceeds benefit 1Matters, an organization committed to moving families with children and individuals into domestic autonomy and providing services at the annual Tent City.

We are asking walkers to please bring new socks to donate if at all possible.

October 9th The 1Rocks Event Line Up
Erie Street Market – Noon to 9pm

8:00 The Homewreckers
7:00 Brian Vander Ark (From the Verve Pipe)
6:00 Pat Lewandowski and the Gray Devils
5:00 Hepcat Revival
4:00 Bobby May and Friends
3:00 Benny & the Bricks
2:00 Ugly Tribe Revival
1:00 The Americanos
12:00 The Killer Blisters

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