March, 2013 – Natalie Cole Concert Benefits Music Education
Photos by Carol Porter
Nine-time GRAMMY® award-winning singer and songwriter Natalie Cole headlined the second annual GENERATIONS, a Nat King Cole Generation Hope Inc. concert benefit to raise funds for music education on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida (the venue of the final 2012 Presidential Debate). Twin daughters of music legend Nat King Cole, Timolin and Casey Cole of Boca Raton, also introduced their sister before she took to the stage. Before the concert, there was a reception with many raffles items that were bid on, and before Cole’s appearance on stage, several local youngsters who benefited from the program also performed. A private reception and a meet and greet with Natalie Cole also was held after the concert. A car show which showcased talent from Generation Hope also was held on Sunday, at Boca Raton’s Town Center Mall on Sunday, March 3.