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Concert at Chelmsford high school benefits autism organization

Several local musicians on the lineup

Chelmsford Valley District Composite School hosts its second annual benefit concert in support of autism Saturday, June 2.

The event takes place from 12-6 p.m. in the school's parking lot.

It will feature musical performances from Celine Tellier, Pop Machine, CDK The Band, Riverside, David McNabb, Ashley Woodruff, Rob Murphy and more.

Families will enjoy a barbecue as well as face painting and games for children. Crafts and specialty foods will also be for sale. A car wash will be available on site.

Guests will have the chance to win a Gibson Les Paul Jr. and practice amp, as well as other great prizes including a pair of Oakley sunglasses.

“Our staff and students are thrilled to once again host this special event to raise funds and awareness for autism,” said Chelmsford Valley District Composite School Principal Pamela Potvin, in a press release. 

“It will be a fun day for all. Everyone is welcome!”

Admission is a donation of choice. All proceeds will go to the Sudbury and District Chapter of Autism Ontario. 

Donations can also be made online through a Go Fund Me page

Guests are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place in the school gym.

Chelmsford Valley District Composite School is located at 3594, Highway 144 in Chelmsford.