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Rocco Needs Our Help!!!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Dude, Jul 5, 2002.


  1. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
  2. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    i donated. i hope he finds a new liver quick. :(
     
  3. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
    Creator of: iGigBook for Android/iOS
    It's sad that Rocco needs a liver transplant, but I have a couple of questions:

    Why isn't the recording industry doing something? (Perhaps they are?)

    Is TOP doing benefits to raise cash for Rocco's new transplant?
     
  4. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    He continues to receive his salary from the band.
    I can't answer those questions. This is a new situation and many different sources are grouping to assist. Here's the "Special Events" organized so far with more being formed as we speak:

    Special Events
     
  5. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    Lightyear Entertainment will donate 50% of the proceeds from sales of Rocco's CD purchased on their Web site.
     
  6. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    Bass Central pitched in a bit, and several of the employees are doing so on their own.

    Get well soon, Rocco!
     
  7. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    I've decided to organize a benefit concert in the San Francisco Bay area with all proceeds to go to Rocco's medical trust.

    You can get more information and updates here:

    Bassfest for Rocco
     
  8. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    Another idea I thought of to raise awareness and support is to add this icon/link to all my eBay auctions. If any of you sell items on eBay all you have to do is add the html code that you can cut & paste off the Trust's website into your item description.

    It's very easy to do and could make a big difference!

    <a href="http://www.francisroccoprestia.com"><img src="http://www.francisroccoprestia.com/roccoadv.gif" width="195" height="60" border="0" alt="Your help is urgently needed right now!"></a>
     
  9. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    If anyone wants to send a letter or card via snailmail to Rocco send it here and he'll get it ok? He's not an "Internut" like the rest of us!


    Rocco Prestia
    c/o Katherine Kelso Scott
    7443 Sale Avenue
    West Hills, CA 91307
     
  10. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    bump
     
  11. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    Thanks for the "bump"!

    <a href="http://www.francisroccoprestia.com"><img src="http://www.francisroccoprestia.com/roccoadv.gif" width="195" height="60" border="0" alt="Your help is urgently needed right now!"></a>
     
  12. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
  13. trane

    trane

    Jun 3, 2002
    Tokyo, Japan
    Nice, Steve. Very nice, indeed.
     
  14. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin

    Dec 11, 1999
    Clinician: EA, Zon, Boomerang, TI. Author &quot;The Art of Solo Bass&quot;
    To help, on my end I will donate any of the proceeds from the sale of ER-20 earplugs from my site to the Rocco fund. I can only manage this if the earplugs are paid via paypal and not through my online retailer.

    Mike
     
  15. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin

    Dec 11, 1999
    Clinician: EA, Zon, Boomerang, TI. Author &quot;The Art of Solo Bass&quot;
  16. grooveguru

    grooveguru

    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Bump
     
  17. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    Just had a long talk with Rocco's sister, Debbie who lives up here near me and she wanted me to express to everyone her deepest thanks for your support!

    Rocco's out of the hospital and staying with friends.
     
  18. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    Just listed a brand new Carol Kaye Electric Bass Video Course on eBay to benefit Rocco's Trust.

    Click Here to View/Bid
     
  19. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
  20. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    LOL...I'm just gonna keep thinking of new things to keep popping this thread back up to the top until we raise the $300,000 for Rocco folks! Rocco's very sick again and went back in the Hospital late Friday night.

    Here's today's "bump"

    Want a a private 2hr lesson w/Stu Hamm??????