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Funds from Latitudes' Benefit for Hope to Directly Aid Displaced Families

Latitudes on the River will be holding a benefit event on Friday, Nov. 30 from 7 to 11 p.m.

Latitudes on the River in Forked River will be hosting a Benefit for Hope on Friday, Nov. 30 from 7 to 11 p.m.

“Hurricane Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore community. Many of our friends and loved ones lost so much,” Laura Schoeneberg said. “Families are displaced, homes have been destroyed and the rebuilding process is slowly beginning. As power returns we are all struggling to find a sense of normalcy.”

The event will feature music, auction prizes, food and drinks.

“A cash bar and food will be available and lots of exciting prizes donated by our generous community will be auctioned off,” she said.

The Apple Pickers Union will be performing a mix of roots, rock and reggae music

Admission is $20 at the door, which includes tickets for use in the auction prizes.

Ticket funds and all proceeds will directly benefit local displaced families for necessary items such as cleaning supplies, baby supplies, gas cards, pre-packed meals, etc.

“This is a tough time for our beloved shore community. Please help us make a difference for those in need,” Schoeneberg said.

robin November 18, 2012 at 01:25 PM
my husband and I barely go out anymore, but this is something I think we should and would attend...so, where do we get tickets??? And when?
Resident of Lacey November 18, 2012 at 02:41 PM
feels like normalcy will be a long way off for me at this time
grace November 18, 2012 at 03:20 PM
want to purchase a set of tickets and then give them to a displaced family...how do i do that?
Jay Burnett November 18, 2012 at 08:16 PM
Pastor Applegate at the Methodist Church has been housing displaced families from tghe beginning. , Of anyone, she would the one to contact.
Laura Schoeneberg November 20, 2012 at 03:12 PM
You can buy tickets ahead of time from the link below. You can also buy tickets at the door the night of the event. Latitudes On The Forked River 11/30/2012 7:00-11:00 pm http://latitudesontheriver-estw.eventbrite.com via @eventbrite

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