Amy Roloff is supporting Shriner's Children Hospital in Portland, Oregon.
She was at the ribbon cutting for the opening of the new wing of the Shriner's facility in Portland.
Amy has mentioned that Shriner's is one of organizations the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation is supporting with her Golf Tournament and benefit later this summer.
Amy will be a part of another fundraiser for Shriner's; she has joined the cast of Frogtown! According to their website, "One Night In Frogtown" is a musical that teaches cultural diversity and racial tolerance through music. Amy will be performing Saturday June 5th. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children.
National TV Star joins FROGTOWN!
Amy Roloff joins Award-winning Diversity Musical
Portland, OR - Amy Roloff, star of TLC's TV series "Little People, Big World" is joining the cast of ONE NIGHT IN FROGTOWN, an All Ages Musical (With Frogs!) The national award-winning musical will be performing on Saturday June 5th at 2PM and 5PM at The Aladdin Theater. This celebration of diversity told through music is based on Emmy-Winning Author/Composer Philip Pelletier's acclaimed musical storybook, and features a star-studded Oregon cast: Grammy nominee Patrick Lamb, Oregon Music Hall of Famer Andy Stokes, beat-boxer extraordinaire Fogatron, chanteuse Shannon Day, and acclaimed vocalist Heather Christie. The event is a fund-raising benefit for the Shriners Childrens Hospital.
"We're thrilled to have Amy join FROGTOWN.", say Pelletier. "She is passionate about diversity, so Frogtown's theme really speaks to her. Amy's talent, humor and energy are fantastic". The show will also feature special guest performers from Boise-Eliot Elementary School, with direction by Pelletier. This all-new FROGTOWN production will feature the Portland Premier of FROGTOWN's upcoming CD release "Bedtime For Tadpoles". http://frogtowncentral.com/BedtimeCD-blurb.jpg
Tickets are $10 adults, $6 kids and are available at the Aladdin Theater box office and online at: www.ticketmaster.com. Author/Composer Philip Pelletier and the cast will be signing copies of the award-winning book/CD after each show, which will be available for purchase. One Night In Frogtown was recently awarded the National 2009 Gold IPPY (Independent Publisher Book Award), and the 2009 National Gold Moonbeam Children's Award, marking the the first time an Northwest publisher has won these prestigious children's awards.
FROGTOWN's Spring Tour kicked off with 2 sold-out shows in Ada, Oklahoma on March 23rd, Eugene on April 1st, Portland's Mission Theater on April 8th, LiveWire Radio/OPB, White Salmon on April 13, Raleigh Hills on April 20th, Monmouth on April 22, Hood River MS Auditorium on May 8th, and continues with Portland's Aladdin Theater on June 5th and Salem's McNary Auditorium on June 26th. Coming on the heels of FROGTOWN's national showcases in Boise, ID and Pittsburg, PA, the show is proving so popular that it is fast becoming an annual event in venues throughout the country.
FROGTOWN has grown from an award-winning book/CD into an acclaimed Live Musical Stage Show performing throughout the country, and a multi-media school program called "Diversity Through Music", which has been successfully presented in over 50 schools throughout Oregon. FROGTOWN Stage Shows are fund-raisers for children's non-profit charities, including Shriners Childrens Hospital, Children's Cancer Association, Astoria Children's Museum, CASA, and the Hood River School District.