Long Beach church hosting benefit concert

LONG BEACH - The Los Altos United Methodist Church in Long Beach is hosting a benefit concert March 12 to help children visit their mothers in Chowchilla State Prison this Mother's Day.The benefit will feature folk singer Mark Haskett, who will perform "The Prophet" by Kahlil Gibran. Proceeds will benefit Get on the Bus, which raises money to help children visit parents in prison. In addition to providing transportation to the prison, the church will provide travel and "stay-in-touch" bags. Many of the children rarely see their mother because they are in the care of a relative who is unable to make the 5-hour drive. Tickets are for the benefit concert are $15 and will be available at the door. They can also be purchased ahead of time by visiting the church at 5950 E. Willow St. in Long Beach

********** Published: March 3, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 46