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YWCA Offkey 2009 at Wieden & Kennedy. Brave locals made karaoke magic a big part of this fundraiser.

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"International pop superstar" and karaoke contestant Von Von Von sings to Marc Dooley and Paul Wagner, owners of Forkfly, a company that provides the public with discounts from local merchants.

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Offkey participant Carly Terrall makes like Tina Turner.

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Gary Fontaine, bassist for Nu Shooz and Body & Soul gives feedback to contestant Patrick Donaldson as commissioner Amanda Fritz and David Long of West Coast Extreme Cheerleading prepare to chime in.

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YWCA Leadership Board members Julie Ma and Nicole Frisch are beaming at the YMCA Offkey karaoke benefit. The smiles could be due to the $23,000 raised at the event.

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Local R&B crooner Davante serenades the crowd. This smooth operator was anything but offkey!

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The panel of Judges; Andi Zeisler of Bitch Magazine, musician Gary Fontaine of Nu Shooz, commissioner Amanda Fritz, David Long of West Coast Extreme Cheerleading and Dave Allen of Nemo Design.

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About 300 music lovers helped raise $23,000 for the YWCA of Greater Portland.

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