My Morning Jacket singer, Jim James, delivers acoustic performance backstage at Newport Folk Fest for MyMusicRX program

Jim James delivers a sweet and simple acoustic rendition of Jimmie Rodgers’ “Prairie Lullaby” backstage at the Newport Folk Festival for MyMusicRX. The My Morning Jacket singer calls the track “one of his favorite lullabies.” Then he joked, “hopefully it’ll put you right to sleep.” The musician moves deftly and playfully into the rest of the song, a sweet and charming bedtime tune that finds James doing some classic Rodgers-esque yodeling as well.

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Penner-Ash Wine Cellars to host Live from the Heart to benefit CCA

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, Ron and Lynn Penner-Ash, founders of Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, will host the third-annual Live from the Heart winery concert series to benefit Children’s Cancer Association (CCA). The event takes place at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars in Newberg from 5-11 p.m, with complimentary wines and an intimate performance from singer-songwriter, Justin Townes Earle. The food is prepared by Chef Vitaly Paley.

General tickets are $125 and VIP tickets, which include a winery tour and more, are $250.

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Lavender Girls Raise Money for CCA

West Linn sisters and their friends raise money for the Children’s Cancer Association by selling lavender bundles and other themed items.  The Lavender Girls have raised about $1,000 per year for the organization.

This year they will be selling their fresh picked lavender bundles, lavender soaps and other themed items to raise funds for the CCA at the West Linn Street Market on Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 4-8 p.m. on the west end of the Historic Willamette District along Willamette Falls Drive

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Vitalogy Foundation to benefit the MyMusicRx program

Two dollars from every ticket sold will go to the Vitalogy Foundation, a non-profit organization created by Pearl Jam to support “the efforts of non-profit organizations doing commendable work in the fields of community health, the environment, arts and education, and social change. This year, 94/7’s Vitalogy donations will benefit the MyMusicRx program at Children’s Cancer Association.

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Teen finds unique way to spread joy through CCA

The Children’s Cancer Association has a simple mission: to prescribe joy. But sometimes, the children themselves end up delivering more joy than anyone could possibly expect, especially when you consider the challenges they face.

Jacob Daskalakis, 18, has always been quick to smile, even when there wasn’t as much to smile about.

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