Local group raising funds for Iraqi refugee family

Our Lady of the Rosary Parish and the Westshore Community Band team up for a concert

A family of three is living in a camp in Lebanon after fleeing their home in Iraq. They have been there for a year.It’s a situation one local group is looking to rectify. Our Lady of the Rosary Parish is sponsoring this family and are looking for the community’s help in this endeavour. In midst of the lengthy application process, this Langford-based parish must prove they have the necessary funds and means to support this family for a year.

On Saturday, June 18, the Westshore Community Band has offered to help those fundraising efforts by holding a concert with a program called, “Music from Around the World.”

During the intermission light refreshments will also be served, and a raffle and 50/50 draw will be held.

Tickets are $15 for those 15 and older, $10 for ages six to 14 and children under six are free. There is also a special family rate of $35. You can pick up tickets at the parish office, 798 Goldstream Ave., by calling 250-478-3482 or emailing olor@shaw.ca.

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