Unity College fundraiser to benefit hurricane relief efforts

Posted Nov. 13, 2012, at 2:04 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, Maine

For more information: 207-948-7469;

UNITY, Maine — Students at Unity College have organized a relief effort for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The students will host a fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. The event will feature a concert by The Coloradas, information about hurricane relief and presentations by Unity College students.

Tickets are $10.

At the center of relief efforts is a group of first-year Unity College students enrolled in a class called The Unity Experience, which stresses Unity values including community engagement and environmental responsibility. In addition to the concert, the students are planning a trip to affected areas to offer volunteer support later in December. For more information about the project or to offer a donation with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting hurricane relief contact John Zavodny at

The Coloradas, Roy Davis and Bernie Nye, both Waldo County natives, are songwrites who have teamed up with Maine-based and nationally renowned bluegrass musicians Joe Walsh of The Gibson Brothers), Amanda Kowalski  of Della Mae and Steve Roy of Laurie Lewis, Hit and Run Bluegrass.

For information, visit or call 207-948-7469.