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North Star Kids to perform benefit show

The North Star Kids will perform a benefit show at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, at St. John Lutheran Church, 311 Cumberland Road in McCandless. Tickets are $5 and can be reserved by calling 412-366-6610 or via email All proceeds will benefit the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel in Shanksville. The North Star Kids will be performing its traditional hour-long Broadway-style show. Additional tax-deductible contributions will be accepted at the door. Checks should be made payable to the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel. The Flight 93 Memorial Chapel sustained extensive damage in November when a car crashed into the side of the church. The chapel has been closed since the accident. For the last 13 years, each September the North Star Kids has participated in annual memorial services at the chapel for the 40 heroes of United Flight 93. The North Star Kids is a 30-member performance troupe comprised of boys and girls ages 8-15. For more than 30 years, the North Star Kids has performed throughout the region for private groups, fundraising events and community celebrations. The troupe performs several shows including a Broadway-style song and dance revue, a patriotic show as well as a holiday show.