Bridge XIII concert details
or: Direct to the Cybercast
Bridge School Benefit Concert WebCast
(Intel Corp. Press Release)
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 27, 1999 - Intel Corporation today
announced it will Webcast the annual Bridge Benefit Concert on Oct. 30th
and 31st, marking the first time this legendary concert has been broadcast in
any medium. The concert, now in its thirteenth year, benefits the
which offers assistive technologies and education services to
children with severe speech and physical impairments so they may achieve
full participation in their communities. This year's concert will feature
performances by artists including: Neil Young, Pearl Jam, The Who,
Sheryl Crow, Green Day, Billy Corgan and James Iha, Lucinda Williams,
Brian Wilson, and special guests.
The Webcast is being made possible by a collaboration between the Intel
WebOutfitterSM Service, Yahoo, and the Bridge School, and
is available through www.intel.com
and music.yahoo.com, as well
Webcast attendees interested in donating to the Bridge School will be
able to do so securely over the Internet.
Donations made online may be directed either to the Bridge School Endowment
Fund, established in 1998 to help secure the long-term financial stability
of the school, or to support ongoing programs and services. In addition,
concert footage from past performances, as well as video and still images
of artists and Bridge School students, will augment the online concert.
On Saturday, Oct. 30th, the concert will be Webcast starting at 5 p.m. PDT,
and on Sunday, Oct. 31st, the Webcast will begin at 2 p.m. PST.
In addition to producing the Webcast, IntelBridge School over the next three years. The donation will enable the
school to continue expanding its programs and services beyond the walls of
the school itself. The school exists to unlock the creative power of
communication in children who have severe speech and physical impairments.
Through the development and use of state-of-the-art assistive technology,
these children can "find their voice," gain access to the world, and
become fully participating members of their communities.
Intel's donation will help the school fund outreach efforts such as
distance and distributed training for students and teachers, community
resource days for families and dissemination of publications and products
for disabled children. In addition, the school plans to evolve its
Web site to provide
interactive capabilities such as lesson plan distribution,
online training and seminars.
The Bridge School is an organization dedicated to ensuring individuals
with severe speech and physical impairments achieve full participation in
their communities through the use of assistive technology and the
development, implementation and dissemination of innovative life-long
educational strategies. To learn more about The Bridge School and its
outreach programs, visit the
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