Second Annual Community Event to Benefit
GreenCare for Troops and Delano American Legion


Band Blitz II, a fundraiser benefiting Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops and Delano American Legion, will be held on September 8, 2018 from 7 to 11 p.m. The benefit will feature live music, food, drink and raffle drawings, and will take place at the Delano American Legion parking lot in Delano, Minnesota.

Dick Jonckowski, long-time PA announcer for the University of Minnesota and state high-school sporting events, will serve as emcee for the night. Local band, Little Chicago, will be headlining the event with appearances by former members of the Delano River Band and opening act, West Highway. Food and beverages provided by the Delano American Legion will be available for purchase.

“We are so excited for Band Blitz II to bring another entertaining evening to Delano to raise money for two important non-profit organizations,” said Delano native Den Gardner, co-chair of Band Blitz II. “We encourage Delano and area residents to join us for another night of fun as we support GreenCare for Troops and Delano American Legion.”

Project EverGreen is a national non-profit organization committed to improving yards, parks and communities. Since 2006, the GreenCare for Troops program has provided complimentary lawn and landscape services for families of currently deployed military personnel. The program has paired thousands of volunteer landscape contractors with military families across the nation.

Raffle tickets for Toro® lawn equipment will also be available. Raffle prizes include a Toro 22” Personal Pace® PoweReverse™ walk-behind lawn mower, 22” Personal Pace® all-wheel drive walk-behind lawn mower, 13” PowerPlex™ cordless string trimmer/edger with 40V lithium ion battery and a 24” PowerPlex hedge trimmer bare tool with 40V lithium ion battery.

For more information or to purchase tickets (advance tickets are $10) to the event, visit BUY TICKETS or in person at the following locations in Delano:

• CorTrust Bank
• Bridge House Coffee & Café
• Bonde Bistro
• Lupine Brewing Company
• Delano American Legion