Posted by Debra Worley - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Community Boys and Girls Club will host a benefit concert to raise money for the organization.
Volunteers are coming together to organize the concert that will feature bands like The Connells, Balsa Gliders, and L-Shaped Lot.
People on the club's board say more children are coming to the center on Nixon Street because of the down economy.
"Especially given the state of the economy I know that everybody is hurting these days but we're seeing more kids," said Holland Graham with the Community Boys and Girls Club. "Unlike others we're seeing an increase instead of a decrease."
Board members at the center are hoping to raise at least $15,000 dollars.
The concert will be held July 18 at Kefi on Eastwood Road in Wilmington. Tickets are $75.
For more ticket information visit www.cbgcw.tix.com.