14th Annual “Shmedfest” Moves to Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (August 6, 2018) – Shmedfest, a family-friendly music event benefitting
Crisis Control Ministry, will be held Saturday, August 25, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Winston-Salem
Live music will be provided by five different local bands: Brother Brothers, The Winmars,
The Junction Trio, Downtown Band, and Glass Anvil. Dinner and beverages will be provided by
K&W Cafeteria, Pepsi, and R.H. Barringer.
“We are excited to celebrate both the 14th year of Shmedfest, as well as the 45th year of Crisis Control
Ministry,” said Steve Cavanaugh, founder of Shmedfest along with his wife, Tonya. “Each year, this
event seems to get bigger and better and we are thrilled to be at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds.
We are expecting a large turnout to enjoy the free music, food and fellowship all for a good cause at
our great new space.”
“We are forever grateful to the Cavanaughs and their friends for so faithfully supporting our
mission over the years through Shmedfest,” added Margaret Elliott, Executive Director of Crisis
Control Ministry. “Everyone has a great time, and we are honored that they continue to host this
special event.”
Shmedfest is free, but you must reserve your ticket in advance by texting FEST to 41444 or going
online at www.crisiscontrol.org/shmedfest by August 22. Donations are encouraged.