The man who brings entertainers of all types to the stage at Cascades Casino and Gaby’s Cabaret in Langley is putting himself front and centre on Tuesday.
And he’s doing it in aid of children with disabilities.
Rob Warwick, from Rock-It Boy Entertainment, will rappel down a 20-storey building as part of the Easter Seals Society annual fundraiser known as The Drop Zone.
Groups and individuals sign up to make the 10- to 20-minute drop off the side of a building on West Hastings Street in Vancouver - just like the Marvel comic superheroes - tomorrow (Sept. 10).
And in advance, they collect pledges, all the money going to the charity.
Warwick committed to raising $1,000, and as of the weekend he was more than three-quarters of his way to his goal.
“We’re so close to our goal,” Warwick said. “Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could raise even more than $1,000.”
Since 2005, nearly 6,000 superheroes have joined the exclusive Superhero Club for Easter Seals, raising more than $10 million dollars for Canadians with disabilities.
So why is the 46-year-old entertainment industry promoter taking the plunge? He wants to challenge himself, and change lives.
“I’ve never done this before,” Warwick clarified. “I’m deathly afraid of heights, but it’s for a good cause, and I’m going to overcome my fear all at the same time.”
Follow his fundraising progress on Facebook at RockItBoyEntertainment.
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