Community Boys & Girls club to host benefit concert

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.

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