March 13 benefit show features Erma Bombeck Tribute

march 13 erma bombeck readersTwelve women from the area will be part of a very special Will Read and Sing For Food (WRASFF) show celebrating the comedic writing of the late-great Erma Bombeck, the popular newspaper humor columnist from the mid-1960s to the late 1990s. The March 13 show begins at 2:30 at the Dubois County Museum.
Dubbed the Erma Bombeck Readers, Jane Balsmeyer, Jillian Becher, Maureen Braun, Julie Dutchess, Wanda Himsel Haas, Leslie Hamby, Lisa Kincer, Deena Lewis, Myra Schnuck, Beth Seidl, Emi Steczyk and Kathy Tretter will each read a column by Bombeck, who chronicled her role as a Midwestern suburban housewife twice-weekly for 30 million reader of 900 newspapers.
Will Read and Sing For Food musicians will be Bethany Boeglin, Isaac and Megan Gatwood, Alejandra Klawitter, Ray Major, Debbie Schuetter and Marc Steczyk. Herald columnist and WRASFF founder Scott Saalman will also read.
Admission: $10 donation to the museum. To date, WRASFF, through its generous audiences, has raised $57,033 for 23 local causes and charities.

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