6/11/2012 8:03:00 AM Bertolini Benefit Concert this weekend at Relics
Hundreds of people in the Sedona community are joining forces for the Bertolini Benefit Concert to help Jenny and Jesse Bertolini start a new life in a new household. Jenny’s priority right now is to purchase a car and to replace the merchandise for her business that was destroyed in the fire.
Tragically, just after 4 a.m., on Tuesday, May 8, a fire burned the home of Jenny and Jesse Bertolini to the ground, along with Jenny's car and all of their belongings, in a West Sedona neighborhood under Thunder Mountain.
Hundreds of people in the Sedona community are joining forces for the Bertolini Benefit Concert to help Jenny and Jesse start a new life in a new household. Jenny's priority right now is to purchase a car and to replace the merchandise for her business that was destroyed in the fire.
Jenny's son Jesse is also in need of a working vehicle as his car was totaled two months before the fire when someone ran a red light and hit him. Jesse recently graduated from Sedona Red Rock High School and is currently working at Snap Fitness in West Sedona. His ambition is to attend college and to become an entrepreneur.
The public is invited to join us for this epic community fund-raising effort for Jenny and Jesse at Relics Restaurant on 89A on Sunday, June 17, 6 p.m. to midnight.
There will be more than 20 performers entertaining the crowd with live music and dance! The line-up for the concert includes: Amitabha, Ralf Illenberger, Saith, Adam Smith, The Sexy Skulls, Monica Duarte, Amalia Camateros, Jeannie Carroll, Porangui, Patrick Pape, Alex Ogburn, Kel Mockingbird, Bradley Blalock, Michael Shields, and Carrie Konhya with the White Lotus Bellydance troupe.
Daniel Holland is the stage manager for the show and Kathy Perry, of Best In Show, will be in charge of the sound for the evening.
Gwen Payne is serving as the Volunteer Coordinator and Valerie Irons is the Silent Auction/Raffle Coordinator. Walker Marchal is the event producer.
The Silent Auction in the Relics' Courtyard and the Raffle in the main bar room will include more than 100 products, gift certificates, and services donated by generous community members in Sedona and the Verde Valley, including two instruments signed by Gwen Stefani and Usher.
The featured event of the evening is a fabulous Fashion Show with live music during the Bertolini Benefit Concert, featuring some of the hipster and modern goddess looks available at Jenny's Uptown boutique Gypsy Jenny's.
Zeffi Kefala, a former fashion model and Miami nightclub owner, is producing the fashion show.
Dinner reservations are available by calling Relics at 928-282-1593 and speaking to Joe, the owner/manager. The tables in the performance hall will be reserved for those with reservations, so please call in advance if you would like guaranteed seating for the show
Relics is located at 3235 West Highway 89A.
Entrance to the benefit is a sliding scale fee of $10. - $25 per adult and $5-$15 per child 13 and older. Cash only please. Children 12 and under may enter for free.
Volunteers are still needed for the benefit, so please call Walker Marchal, the Event Producer, at 928-254-1060, if you would like to offer service as a volunteer.
If you have any items or services to donate for
Bertolini Benefit Concert Silent Auction or Raffle, and/or food or beverage offerings for the performers' greenroom, you may also contact Walker.