FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — THE City of Lauderhill, Florida, led by Vice Mayor Dale Holness, businesses and community organisations has joined forces with international and local recording artistes to create To Haiti with Love Benefit Concert, a concert for life. This event will be held from 12 noon-10:00 pm on March 28 at the Central Broward Regional Park.
It will feature several musical genres including, kompa, reggae, R&B, hip-hop, soca, gospel and Latin. Scheduled to perform are Nadine Sutherland, Glen Washington, Singing Melody, Bar-bee, Abijah, Junior Tucker, Causion, King Banton, Tabou Combo, Nu Look, Jahnesta, Sweet Mickey, Sister Sledge, Donna Allen, Whodini, Special Ed, Twiggy, Maurice, Hope for Tomorrow, Sherell Rosegreen, DJ Griot and many more to be announced later.
According to the organisers, To Haiti with Love — A Concert for Life, caters to the entire family.
“This multi-cultural musical affair represents the unity and support of our community and will be a momentous event that no one will soon forget. It will give us an opportunity to help others in their great time of need,” a release from the organisers stated.
Proceeds from this concert will benefit Haitians affected by the devastating January 12 earthquake that destroyed Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, and will be distributed by Food for the Poor, Minority Development & Empowerment, Inc and the Broward County Haiti Relief Task Force.
Sponsors for the benefit concert include Tru-Juice, Golden Krust, Haiti Caribbean Festival, ABC Tools, Bank Atlantic, Zephyrhills, John Alessi PR Firm, www.CWN5.COM, Banana Boat, JURA and many more.
Some services that will be provided include Food Stamp, HIV Testing, diabetic/blood pressure screening, income tax preparation and temporary protective status form completion.