This month, we are
pleased to present information on the Saturday night entertainment:
Join FFEDA at our 50
Years with FFEDA Celebration Dinner on Saturday
night, June 22nd and let Bobby Blackmon croon those blues away!
Bobby Blackmon is an
entertainer with a talent for contemporary Southern soul, blues and
classic R&B. Bobby's career began in the Southwest in the small town
of Athens, Texas. He played in many house bands and worked as a sideman
with many well known blues and R&B artists before making his home
base in Central Florida. His band includes: Bobby (Guitar & Vocals),
Jack Bumgarner (Keys), Jimmy Seay (Bass) and Terrance Jenkins (Drums).
Blackmon gained many new
fans when he was a co-headliner with Buddy Guy at the House of
Blues-Orlando in 2006. In May 2010, he opened for the legendary BB King
in Orlando. Bobby's band performed at the BB King's Club in Orlando two
nights a week from 2008-2012. In March 2013, he opened for
the Robert Randolph Band at the City of Orlando's Blues & BBQ event.
Bobby has shared the stage
with many other blues artists at festivals and comes from a long line of
polished blues guitarists from Texas. His band is the premier
choice in Central Florida for private parties, festivals and nightclubs.
Bobby is based out of
Leesburg where his fans gather each year to catch his band at the annual
Mardi Gras & Bikefest. Check out his website at www.myspace.com/beautifulbobbyblackmon and hear songs
from his 3 CDs.
You can also hear his most
recent CD, Yeah
Baby-Chillin With The Blues which is a mixture of
downhome to southern soul blues at www.cdbaby.com/cd/beautifulbobbyblackmon. Bobby's
CD was picked as a Pick To Click on satellite XM/ Sirius BB King's
Bluesville radio show. His music is played on numerous blues stations
throughout the USA. His band also has numerous live performances videos
You'll be sure to enjoy
one of the best live shows in the business when you attend Bobby
Blackmon's high energy show at the FFEDA 2013 Annual Conference, Trade
Show & 50th Anniversary Celebration!
Not a Golfer? Make a Donation to the Charity through FFEDA
If you would like to forego participation in the golf tournament, but would still like to support The Children's Burn Foundation of Florida, you can make a donation to the Charity either onsite or prior to the conference. We will collect all contributions made through FFEDA and make a one time donation. Please make your check out to FFEDA and designate in the memo line (or attachment) that it is meant for The Children's Burn Foundation of Florida. We will make sure that you are recognized as a donor!
Call for Past Presidents
Have you or a family member been a FFEDA president during the past 50 years? If so, we want to know. Please email the FFEDA office at firstname.lastname@example.org with the names and years served. We will recognize past presidents during the 2013 conference and would love to have everyone listed!
Keep an eye out
for next month's issue of the Flame where we will highlight more exciting events that will be happening during our 2013 Annual Conference, Trade Show & 50th Anniversary Celebration!