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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Camphill Village Kimberton Hills Hosting Benefit Concert Featuring The Casa De Venezuela Music Ensemble

KIMBERTON, Pa. --- Two Pennsylvania registered non-profit organizations, Veniños - Venezuelan Children In Need - and Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, are working together on a spring fundraiser to benefit the missions of both organizations.

On Sunday, March 21, 2010 , they will co-host a concert in Rose Hall at Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, located at 1601 Pughtown Road , Kimberton , Pa.

The concert’s program will feature Venezuelan folk music performed by the popular Casa De Venezuela Music Ensemble, accompanied by their vivacious dance group. Also performing will be the talented a cappella groups the Hilltones and the Hilltrebles from The Hill School, Pottstown.

The concert will start at 2 p.m. A ticketed reception will follow and provide the opportunity to meet with and talk to the artists. Latin American inspired refreshments will be served.

Tickets are available in advance from Camphill Village Kimberton Hills. For more information call 610-935-0300 ex. 12 or e-mail bernadette@camphillkimberton.org. Cost is $10 for students and senior citizens, $15 for general admission, and $25 for concert & reception.

On display that afternoon will be an exhibit of Venezuelan-inspired paintings by local artist, Mary Jo Kimball Hopton. Her paintings will be available to view at www.veninos.org, and on Facebook during March 2010. Additionally, Chester County scenes captured in painting by Tim Swartz, in prints by Anne Keen, and in photos by Red Hammer will be on display and also available for purchase.


Camphill Village Kimberton Hills’ mission is to create a living and working community where everyone, especially those with special needs can discover and development their full potential. Residents and volunteers uniquely contribute to the community through meaningful vocations such as gardening, dairy farming, and working in the café, bakery and craft workshops.

Veniños - Venezuelan Children in Need is a USA and UK registered charity, dedicated to improving the lives of street and shanty town children in urban Venezuela . It has no religious or political affiliation. The funds raised by Veniños are used to support projects run by well- respected non-governmental organizations operating in Venezuela.

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