The Many Hearts One Beat Committee joined forces with Bladen County Department of Social Services and Families First to build unity with Bladen County citizens while collecting donations for those in need this holiday season. The committee met this week to discuss last minute details for the upcoming event.
This Sunday, December 13, 2020, the committee will hold the Unity Carolers Concert at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown on Martin Luther King Drive from 4 pm until 7 pm.
There will be carolers singing at the market from different local churches across Bladen County. During the concert, gift cards and monetary donations will be collected so that items for those in need this holiday season may be purchased. Checks may be written to Families First, which is a 501 3 c non-profit , for donations.
The funds collected will be given to Vickie Smith with the Bladen County Department of Social Services Director and Marjorie Lewis with Families First to purchase Christmas gift items for local children.
Committee member Pastor Cameron McGill confirmed churches are signed up to sing carols in 20 minute increments during the event.
The public is encouraged to attend the Unity Event this Sunday, December 13, 2020, from 4 pm until 7 pm at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market. COVID-19 safety precautions will be observed during the event.
The event is sponsored by the Many Hearts One Beat Committee. Members of the Many Hearts One Beat Committee are as follows: the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Social Services, Families First, Bladen Community College, NC Works, County of Bladen Manager, Greg Martin, Chairman of County Board of Commissioners, Ray Britt, Elizabeth Blanks, with the 4-H Life Skills program, Town of Elizabethtown-White Lake Chamber of Commerce, Elizabethtown Police Department, Pastor Fletcher Collins, Pastor Cameron McGill, Pastor Dr. Delora LeSane, Pastor Dr. Rudy Ramphal.