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Perhaps you are already aware of this sad news, Bob Rafkin slipped away from us today. He'd been struggling with cancer for a few years. Recovery seemed to have been achieved when he performed at our ...
Hello dear folks... Lon and I would sure appreciate your support of our project. A huge THANK YOU to those of you who have already generously contributed to get us to the 42% funded mark. If you haven't had a chance yet, please take a moment to visit the link above and make a pledge of ANY amount to help us reach our goal to complete this tribute project to our friend, mentor and folk hero, Gamble Rogers.
We are close to the halfway mark already but need to average $100.00 per day in donations for the 37 days remaining to reach our goal.
We are in the process of scheduling the recording sessions right now and will keep you posted on our progress. Here are the superb musical folks to be featured on this project.
Today In Florida History...
May 17th, 1842
United States troops engaged Seminole warriors in two skirmishes today. Two enlisted men were killed when Company D and Company E of the 7th United States Infantry confronted a party of Seminoles at Fort Wacahoota.