LISAPALOOZA - An Auction to Benefit Lisa Rollins
Denton, Texas, United States : Auction runs from Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:00 PM until Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:00 PM We are raising money to help our friend Lisa Rollins, who is fighting colon cancer. Lisa is a graduate of Denton High School and the University of North Texas. She earned her Ph.D. in Education from Capella University. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the College of Liberal Arts at Ashford University. Before becoming a professor, s he spent 12 years working as a full-time journalist, editor, and columnist for several publications, including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Denton Record-Chronicle. In addition to her news-editorial experience, she also worked as a publicist and PR professional in the entertainment industry. She was Director of Broadcast Communication for Middle Tennessee State University for over a decade, where she was the host of a weekly, award-winning public affairs radio show and she also helped write and report for “Middle Tennessee Record,” a public affairs TV show. She still writes about country music and the music industry on a freelance basis from her home in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Lisa has one son, Dakoda Rollins, who is himself a musician and who is the center of Lisa's life. For the past couple of years, Lisa has been bravely fighting cancer with the love and support of Dakoda and her many friends from around the country. The fight has drained her financial resources and challenged her optimistic and cheerful view on life, but her faith remains strong. On August 23, 2014, a group of Lisa's friends are presenting LISAPALOOZA, a live music festival at Dan’s Silverleaf in Denton, Texas, on August 23, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with seven musical acts. Many of the performers know Lisa, and all are donating their talent to support her fight. All of the proceeds from Lisapalooza and this auction will be given to Lisa to help her with her medical expenses and to help her provide for Dakoda. Thank you for your help, and for joining us as we do all we can #ForTheLoveOfLisa. Event on Facebook:. Event Ticket Purchase Link:. Lisapalooza is the inaugural event sponsored by the Denton High School Family Assistance Foundation, a Texas non-profit corporation. The Foundation is a public charity with the mission to provide financial assistance to Denton High School alumni and/or their families in times of health or other crises. Application for Section 501(c)(3) entity status pending. All auction donations made after August 8, 2014, and all auction purchases, may be considered tax-deductible unless notified otherwise. (Hosted on the Charity Auction System)