LDA Invited to Educate at Benefit for Family of Musician Bill Chinnock

He battled Lyme disease for many years before his death in 2007.  On Saturday March 27, 2010 from 7PM until 1AM, Asbury Park music legends will perform to celebrate the life and music of Emmy winner Bill Chinnock at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The late Mr. Chinnock was a founding member of what later became Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and was an accomplished guitarist, keyboardist and singer-songwriter who released 13 albums, his first in 1975. In 1987, he won an Emmy award for his song “Somewhere in the Night which was used as the theme song for the daytime soap “Search for Tomorrow.” In the early 90’s, he recorded a duet with Roberta Flack.�

Bill Chinnock died in March of 2007 after a long battle with Lyme disease. This event is a benefit for his son’s trust fund. Also, The Lyme Disease Association, LDA, will have an information table at the event.�
Additionally, LDA will have an information table and host a panel discussion at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park at the Garden State Film Festival (Thursday March 24) showing of Under Our Skin, the award winning Lyme disease documentary. Here, LDA will distribute post cards to those who want to attend the Saturday night Chinnock benefit, and each card turned in at the Stone Pony door Saturday night will give the LDA $10 toward its research and education programs for Lyme disease.�

LDA Update After the Event

The Stone Pony was crowded with people honoring Bill Chinook and LDA President Pat Smith and Vice President Pam Lampe staffed an information table and answered questions abou tthe disease and handed out material. Ms. Smith also gave brief remarks about the disease.