Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Jazz concert on Friday, August 26
to benefit family of police dispatcher

Trumpeter Jim Manley's Wild, Cool and Swingin' Orchestra (pictured) and singers Dean Christopher and Valerie Tichacek will perform in a benefit concert at 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 26 at the Parkway United Church of Christ, 2841 N. Ballas Rd.

Proceeds from the performance will benefit the children of Lisa O'Brien, a police dispatcher in Town and Country who died suddenly last month at age 31 of complications from a respiratory illness. O'Brien is survived by her husband, a five-year-old son and an eight-month-old daughter.

Tickets for the concert are $15 and will be available at the door.

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