Local musicians will be featured at a fundraising concert offered by the Scott County Community Foundation (?SCCF?) this fall. The Homegrown Music Fest will take place Saturday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at Ross Theater, 31 E. Wardell St., Scottsburg. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Visitors to the historic downtown square can enjoy shopping and dinner prior to the event, with discounts for ticket-holders at participating businesses.
Musicians will include Brooke Hall, Lanny McIntosh, On the House, Kayla Griffen and Hoosier Daddy. Tickets are $15 per person, with ages five and under free. Tickets will be $20 at the door. They can be purchased at the Community Foundation office, 60 N. Main St., Scottsburg, or through the Scott County Community Foundation Facebook event page.
The event?s sponsors include Scott County Visitors Commission, Blue & Co., Duke Energy, Ivy Tech Community College, Morgan Foods, New Washington State Bank, Scott County School District 1, Scott County School District 2, West Family, and Clark County REMC. All proceeds from the event will help support the nonprofit?s mission and programs.
SCCF helps build and strengthen the community by bringing together people and organizations who want to make a difference. SCCF was incorporated on Dec. 12, 1996, and has since distributed over $11 million in scholarships and grants. SCCF currently manages assets over $12 million through 104 funds. These funds support youth and education, arts and historic preservation, health and human services, the environment and our community. SCCF teaches philanthropy to 98 youth, and collaborates with United Way of Scott County to provide free books to children through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. SCCF is also involved in regional quality of life initiatives. You may call 812-752-2057 or visit www.scottcountyfoundation.org for more information.