Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. Concert to Raise Funds for Music Education

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Mary Wilson of The Supremes Headlines Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. Concert to Raise Funds for Music Education

Mary Wilson of The Supremes will headline at GENERATIONS, a Nat King Cole Generation Hope Inc. concert to raise funds for music education, proudly presented by Patriot National Insurance Group.  The musical affair will take place on Thursday, March 8 at BB King’s Blues Club in West Palm Beach’s CityPlace. 

The youngest twin daughters of music legend Nat King Cole, Timolin and Casey Cole of Boca Raton, launched Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. in 2008 after learning of budget cuts in South Florida public schools directly affecting the arts.  It was created to honor the legacy, music and life of their father Nat King Cole.   Since that time, the organization has benefited nearly 5,000 children and has donated musical instruments and funds to 13 schools and community organizations in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

“Our father was a trail blazer in the music industry and true champion breaking down racial barriers. He will live forever through his style, grace and unforgettable music,” said Timolin Cole.  “By enriching students with the opportunity to enhance their musical talents and abilities, our father’s legacy lives on.”

The concert will also include performances by American Idol Top 24 Semi-Finalist Brett Loewenstern, 10-year-old violin sensation Brianna Kahane, and DJ Fono of Roundabout Records.

“In keeping with our father’s legacy, the concert will showcase generations of musical greatness,” said Casey Cole.  “The Supremes’ legacy and impact is tremendous and we are so honored that Mary Wilson will contribute to the Generations concert.  We are also delighted to feature young musical artists from our community, Brett and Brianna, who are shining examples of the importance of music education.”

The concert’s VIP experience begins at 7:30 p.m. with BB King’s signature blue carpet entrance and leads into a private meet and greet with the entertainers.  At 8:30 p.m. it’s show time and all guests will enjoy fantastic music as well as a chance to support the work of the Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. by bidding on live auction items including a limited edition signed picture of the legendary artists who performed and recorded
"We Are The World", including Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, and Diana Ross.  The painting has each artist's

signature and portrait, along with the musical score of the song.  Also up for bid an 18K yellow, white and rose
gold triple bangle bracelet with 6.24 carats of pave diamonds valued over $21,000 generously donated by Jewels in Time; a ride on the Goodyear blimp; a private dinner in a winner’s home by acclaimed chef Steve Martorano; and the Ultimate Entertainment Package with VIP tickets to see Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole and Johnny Mathis.

GENERATIONS concert sponsors include Presenter and Multi-Platinum Sponsor Patriot National Insurance Group and Patron Sponsors are Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Excel Services, Hines Interests Limited Partnership and Wells Fargo.  Media sponsors are Seaview Radio and LivingFLA.

VIP Packages available ($2,500 and up) and include meet and greet with entertainers, premier seating, open bar and appetizers. $100 Donor Tickets are available for general admission and include 2 drink tickets and open seating.  For more information on becoming a sponsor, donor, or to purchase tickets please contact 561-213-8209 or

 About Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc.
Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc., a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, mission is to provide music education to children with the greatest need and fewest resources.  This mission is accomplished by funding programs that provide for instruction, mentoring and resources.  For additional information regarding the Foundation, please visit:

About Patriot National Insurance Group
Patriot National Insurance Group is an insurance holding company focused on workers’ compensation insurance. Patriot National Insurance Group has two operating subsidiaries: Guarantee Insurance Company and Patriot Underwriters, Inc. Guarantee Insurance Company’s workers’ compensation product line includes large deductible, segregated cell captives, agency-owned captives, and investor owned captives. Patriot Underwriters is a Managing General Underwriter that produces, underwrites and services alternative market and traditional workers’ compensation insurance plans for leading insurance companies. For additional information, please visit

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