April 12, 2012
On the first anniversary of the tornado, several groups are holding special events to bring everyone back together for a day of remembrance and celebration. They are:
Sunday, April 15
Friends and Family Day @ Christian Faith Ministries
Where: 3110 Cameron Drive, Sanford NC
What: Christian Faith Ministries has come a long way since its roof was torn off during the tornado. The church invites all community members to its service (10:45am) and lunch afterward.
Community Day @ Kendale Acres Free Will Baptist Church
Where: 1905 Cherokee Trail, Sanford NC
What: The church invites the community to join in their worship service and lunch as they remember and celebrate the recovery and rebuilding from last year's tornado. Call 919-776-0221 for more information.
"Where The Sun Always Shines" Remembrance & Recovery
When: Depot Park, Sanford NC
What: First Apostolic Church choir will sing and several community members will speak, including Mayor Cornelia Olive and Mike Hollowell from Lowe's Hardware.
Monday, April 16
Benefit for the Lee County Red Cross @ Lowe's of Sanford
Where: 3015 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
What: To thank the community and the Red Cross for their recovery efforts beginning immediately after the tornado, Lowe’s has invited the Red Cross to hold a blood drive in its store.
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