Beat the Funk out of MS!


The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Central Illinois Community Council, a 501 (c)(3) organization of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis, and KZ 102.3 the radio station that plays the throwbacks you grew up listening to in Peoria, along with the 3300 Event Center Peoria’s Historic upscale event center presents “Beat the Funk Out of MS!”
This exciting event features a live performance by Dexter O’Neal and the Funk Yard, laying down a Funk and R&B experience. Comedians living with MS, Linda Collins, and Steven Springer, bring the laughter and their unique perspective on the human experience.
Along with the music and comedy, there will be a funk costume contest, 50/50, silent auction, food and drink specials, and MS Community Support.
The event emcee will be “The Husky Heart Throb” Mr. Ross Martinez from KZ102.3FM
The event will take place on October 7, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM..
Attendees are encouraged to wear their Funkiest outfit. Participants who think they are the FUNKIEST are welcome to participate in the people’s choice FUNK costume contest to win exciting prizes.
5:30 The doors open
6:00 KZ 102.3 will start the show spinning the funk hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s
7:30 Funk Costume Contest
7:40 National MS Society – We Believe
7:45 – 9:10 Dexter O’Neal and the Funk Yard take the stage for an electrifying performance
9:15 – 9:45 Comedy Jam; Linda Collins, Steven Springer
9:45 – 11:00 Dexter O’Neal & The Funk Yard returns to the stage
10:55 50/50 drawing
11:00 – 1:00 After-party; Third Chance Bar & Lounge located at the 3300 Event Center featuring – Bar – Billiards – Darts – Arcade
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