WBU hosts benefit concert for hurricane victims

PLAINVIEW – The Division of Fine Arts at Wayland Baptist University will present a special hurricane relief concert and call to prayer to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The concert is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in Wayland’s Harral Auditorium.

There is no admission for the concert, but those attending will be asked to give to relief efforts. Gifts may be directed to special charity and relief groups including the Baptist General Convention of Texas, the Catholic relief fund, Salvation Army, Red Cross and others. A list of organizations accepting funds for the relief efforts will be provided.

The concert will close with a time of prayer for the victims and relief workers.

The concert will feature vocal and instrumental performances from Wayland’s International Choir, Wayland Singers, Spirit and the Pioneer Band, as well as other student groups.