This Saturday, Help support Cancer Fighter Kenneth Allen

The Forge Hosts “Taming the Purple Zebra”
Saturday, November 9th, 5-9 p.m.

Helping to raise funds for
pancreatic neuroendecrine cancer fighter
Kenneth Allen of Canton.

 Allen, 55, is an artist and owns Rtistx, a company that produces art boards for the creation of artwork. Prior to that, he was a partner in A&A Sheet Metal and Roofing in Dallas for more than 30 years. He and his wife have two grown children in the Tyler area and a six-year-old grandson.

 The purple and zebra pattern chosen for the event are symbols for this rare form of cancer that according to the Pancreatic Cancer Health Center only about 2,500 cases are reported in the U.S. each year. Pancreatic neuroendecrine tumors make up only about two percent of all pancreatic tumors. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away with this type of pancreatic cancer.

 The multi-music genre event features two stages representing Americana, blues, rock, and country music. The line up includes:


5-6 P.M. Craig Wallace

7-11 P.M. Jimmy Wallace and Jerry Branch


5-6 P.M. Heather Little

6-7 P.M. Dazed

7:30-9 P.M. blacktopGYPSY

Donations are requested in the bar & grill. Entry fee for the backyard concert is $15. Tickets are available at the door. All proceeds benefit the Kenneth Allen Cancer Fund. Kids under 12 get in free.

For those that cannot attend the event but wish to contribute
there are a variety of ways to donate:

* To help sponsor the concert send your donation or contact Sherry Ives, P.O. Box 493, Crandall, TX 75114, 972.947.5069,

* To assist the family with medical-based travel and other expenses donations are accepted at Allen

* To assist in medical costs, send donations or contact Cure Cancer Foundation, Attn: Kenneth Allen, P.O. Box 54150, Lubbock, TX 79453, 806.445.0555

For more information about the concert call 972.974.5069 and visit

Published by Kerian's Art

Artist, bartender, baker and social butterfly extraordinaire. Hope you like sarcasm and wit, cause I've got 'em in spades...

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