Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Springfield Jazz Society to sponsor benefit for Henry Miles

The Springfield Jazz Society

(George Michael, President)


A Concert and Fund Raiser for Henry Miles

Featuring the Frank Parker Band

Frank Parker, Trumpet; Donnie Heitler, Keyboard; Ben Taylor, Bass; Mark McKnight, Drums

and invited guest artists

Saturday October 10th 2009, 8 to 11 PM

Northenders VFW Post 10302, 2349 Stockyards Road, Springfield Illinois

50/50 Cash Bar Silent Auction BBQ Sandwiches by Smokin’ Bob (Painter)

$10 Donation -- buy tickets in advance or at the door.

Sponsorships available: $25, $50, $100, $200 or more.

Sponsors will be acknowledged at the event.

Donations to the Henry Miles Fund may be made at any INB branch.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Henry Miles Benefit September 12

A benefit for Henry Miles has been scheduled for September 12, 2009.

The location is upstairs at Touch of Class, 1031 South 11th (at Kansas Street) in Springfield Illinois, 217-361-2863. Attendees must be over 21 years of age.

Doors open at 7 PM for 6 music-filled hours featuring local musicians who know, admire and have played with Henry Miles throughout his career. Adrian Muex, Sr. is lining up the performers; if you're a musician interested in participating, contact Adrian at 217-502-3702.

Touch of Class host Eddie Williams will offer these food and drink specials at the event:
"Bottomless Margaritas" for $8, and
Hot, Teriyaki or Fried BBQ Wings for 50 cents each.

Tickets for the September 12 Benefit are $10, and are available at
  • The Brewhaus, 617 E. Washington, 217-525-6399
  • Robbie's Restaurant, 4 S. Old State Capitol Plaza (at Adams), 217-528-1901
  • Touch of Class, 1031 South 11th, 217-361-2863
  • Trout Lily Cafe, 218 South Sixth, 217-391-0101
All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Henry Miles Fund.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Welcome to the Henry Miles Fund web log!

On this site you'll find information about Springfield, Illinois musician Henry Miles -- his life, his music, his hopes and dreams, and updates about his current status and endeavors.

We're hoping you'll find information that will interest and inspire you, and perhaps motivate you to contribute to the Henry Miles Fund, providing resources to help Henry maintain his health.