Bay City citizens and Bradley Cole fans were very generous this past Sunday (May 29th) at the Benefit Concert for Tsunami Relief held in Bay City, Michigan at the King Fish Restaurant and TIKI lounge. During Cole's four hour appearance at the King Fish, over $2,000 were raised through donations and by auction to benefit the Tsunami Diaster Fund and the local disaster fund of the East Shoreline Chapter of the American Red Cross. Of the $1,000 earmarked for the local chapter, the regional hospital in Bay City, through their "Ready When The Time Comes" pledge, matched the proceeds raised dollar for dollar, bringing the total collected to well over $3,000.

If you are wondering what all the auction items finally went for, the following is a list of the final bids:

Item 1. Barney's of New York - Beige Lined Raincoat - $40
Item 2. Ermenegildo Zegna (Made in Italy) - Double-Breasted, Beige Suit - $50

Item 3. Burberry Charcoal Suit with light blue stripes - $40
Item 4. Ferragamo - Black Loafers - $40
Item 5. Cole Hahn - Brown Lace-up Shoes - $80

Item 6: Bradley's Black Fender Telecaster Squier (2004) w/case - $300

Item 10. Bag of Swag from Nomadic Music. - $200

Item 11. Guiding Light script signed by Bradley and various other Guiding Light actors - $210

Item 12. One Year Memberships in both the Guiding Light Fan Club and the Bradley Cole Fan Club - $50

Other auction items:

2 Gift Certificates to the King Fish Resturant - $70
Red Cross Backpack - $25
Personal First Aid Kit - $20
Miller Lite Beer Sign - $30
Red Cross Tote Bag - $30
On a Whim Gift Basket - $40
Marine First Aid Kit - $20
9-11 Beanie Baby - $75

Many thanks to the people instrumental to the success of this event:

Jerry Cole, Organizer
Lynn Weaver, American Red Cross
Greg Trumbull, Host/Auctioneer
Angela Rouech, Miss Bay County
Tom Anderson, Magician

A Special Thank You to Everyone for Your Donations and Support!!!

Nomadic Music, Inc., P.O. Box 1852, New York, NY 10163