Our benefit variety show at East Middle School will start at 2 p.m. today in the auditorium.
Proceeds will go toward lapel microphones for our drama department and for use in our auditorium and books for our library.
A silent auction of 24 gift baskets is scheduled to take place between 4 and 6 p.m.
Our performing lineup for the day:
2 to 2:45 p.m.- Josh Mullen, Joplin, lead singer of the prominent local group Toto Jojo, followed by Hannah and Tammy Cady and Friends.
3 to 4:15 p.m.- Natural Disaster
4:30 to 5:30 Various school groups and individual students, including the EMS Show Choir, Cheerleaders, and Drama Classes.
5:45 p.m.- The Joplin-based gospel group, the Victorymen.
The cost is $3. A concession stand will be open.