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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2018 CONTACT: Steve Sult (269) 240-7180 South Bend, Indiana — Everybody Has A Story® will bring together an all-star Michiana music line up to shine a spotlight on the special needs community in the Michiana area for its 5th Annual music and variety show on Saturday, September, 22 2018 at South Bend’s, Vegetable Buddies. Tickets will go on sale to the public in July.

“Individuals with disabilities and or special needs are seriously under represented in the performing arts," said Everybody Has A Story’s Director and Co-Founder Curt Heckaman. “MPAAAC’s mission and vision impressed our selection committee and we are very excited to produce our benefit concert for a really great group of people,” Heckaman stated.

"Our vision is to create a performing art school that teaches all genres of art education and provides community based performances that integrate the special needs community with performing artists in the Michiana area," said Jetta A Cruse, Director of Michiana Performing and Adaptive Arts Community. MPAAAC helps students of ANY ability find their performance and artistic expression through traditional and adaptive means. Tickets for Everybody Has A Story presents An Evening With Curtis Lord & Friends 2018 will go on sale July 1. Sponsorships are still available. For event updates, follow Everybody Has A Story on Twitter and Facebook and visit Everybody Has A Story welcomes the participation of the area business community and offers corporate sponsorship opportunities. Everybody Has A Story's mission is to support not-for-profits that are making a difference in the Michiana community. Everybody Has A Story board members CR Heckaman, Steve Sult and Shari Coleman Herman host the annual benefit concert to raise funds for and raise awareness of organizations doing important in the Michiana community. Since 2014, Everybody Has A Story, with the support of the artists who contribute their performances each year has raised money to support programs that will help the overall community thrive. ###

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