WAILEA - Musicians Perry Springman and Ryan McAllister will describe their advocacy for children in poverty and their work with the World Vision organization during a Kihei-Wailea Rotary Club meeting from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea.
Their presentation will include some original songs, slides and a video For more information, call 283-8355 or go online to www.rckw.org.
Also, Springman will appear at noon Thursday during a meeting of the Rotary Club of Maui at the Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawaii Maui College. The cost is $20. The public is welcome.
According to the World Vision website, the Christian relief, development and advocacy organization is dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
Springman, who works with the organization and its child sponsorship program, is lead singer and songwriter of the Canadian band Perry and the Poorboys. The band plays primarily in schools, clubs, festivals and churches in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and South America.
Springman has recorded 10 albums. His last, titled "Halfway Around," features the song "Where Will You Sleep Tonight," about two little girls. One lives in a very poor village in Africa and the other is Perry's daughter, Emma.
Springman said his work for World Vision "gives me an opportunity to give back a small amount of what I have received as a result of living in a prosperous country."