Benefit concert planned for Long Plain First Nation tornado relief
“Many people were left homeless, without hydro, water and some lost everything they owned,” said Long Plain First Nation Chief Dennis Meeches. (File Image)
A benefit concert is being thrown to help victims in Long Plain First Nation recover after a violent tornado touched down in the community.
Arrowhead Development Corporation is hosting the event at the Pyramid Cabaret on Aug. 17.
Artists like Eagle and Hawk, Jerry Sereda, and Lone Wolf Theory are set to perform. All proceeds will go to the community’s tornado relief fund.
An aggressive tornado ripped through the community on July 20. Long Plain First Nation Chief Dennis Meeches said it has devastated the community.
“Many people were left homeless, without hydro, water and some lost everything they owned,” said Meeches.
“Long Plain First Nation is reaching out for support due to the extreme financial burden this disaster has created on our community.”
Arrowhead Development Corporation is also asking the public to submit silent auction prizes at the Southern Chiefs Organization at 105-1555 St. James Street.
Tickets are $20 each. They are on sale at the Southern Chiefs Organization and the Petro-Canada gas station at 490 Madison St..