Moultrie News 50th Anniversary Concert Sunday, June 8

  • Sunday, June 8, 2014

Plane Jane will take to the stage Sunday at 6 p.m. at Boone Hall to help the Moultrie News celebrate 50 years! PHOTOS PROVIDED


After 50 years of providing the East Cooper area with quality reporting and reliable local news, the Moultrie News is celebrating its anniversary with three great events throughout the year. Join them Sunday, June 8, on the back lawn of scenic Boone Hall Plantation for a day of live music, delicious food and a party 50 years in the making.

Featuring performances by two of South Carolina’s premier musical acts, Plane Jane and the East Coast Party Band, the evening is sure to entertain.

Along with great live music, some of the area’s best food trucks will be on hand, including Lowcountry Creole, Coastal Crust, Charleston Festival Foods, Dulce, Outta My Huevos and King of Pops.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and the concert starts at 6 p.m. With great food, beer, wine and terrific music, this event benefiting East Cooper Community Outreach is a celebration you don’t want to miss.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Bring a chair. no coolers, please. There will also be VIP parking available on a first come, first serve basis for $15.

Visit www.moultrienews50th.com to learn more about other upcoming celebration events, charity partners, entertainment and sponsors. This is a rain-or-shine event. All ticket sales are final. No refunds.

Register for prizes at the Moultrie News Information Tent. Prizes include an iPad Mini from McDaniels Acura-Audi of Charleston and a Take Home Teeth Whitening from Wando Family Dentistry. Wonderworks will also be giving away a $100 gift card. See official entry rules on the web site.

Plane Jane, one of the Carolina’s best party and wedding bands, is a six-piece ensemble that plays exciting hits from the 60s to the present. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, the talented group has performed more than 4,000 shows in eight states to great acclaim since its inception in 1997. This band is built to keep the crowd on its feet, dancing to electrified funk tunes that are punctuated with swinging horn section solos, hip-hop, funk, shag and disco songs, and rock and roll favorites from every era.

The East Coast Party Band is a versatile and exciting musical entity from Charleston, South Carolina. The group has six dynamic lead vocalists, a well-versed horn section and a fantastic rhythm section that has played together for more than 20 years.

Boone Hall Plantation cherishes its position as one of our nation’s most recognized historic sites and as one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Lowcountry.

The ownership and staff of Boone Hall are committed to preserving that heritage but are also committed to bridging the gap between the past and today’s world.

Part of the vision to accomplish this, is providing a diverse variety of special events and festivals presented by Boone Hall throughout the year. These different festivals and special events are part of what helps make Boone Hall unique.

The Moultrie News is proud to support ECCO, East Cooper Community Outreach with this event. ECCO provides safety-net services to our low-income neighbors, while empowering them to create a better future for themselves, their families and our communities.

All programs and services strive to guide clients toward self-sufficiency. ECCO’s ministry of “Helping Neighbors Help Themselves” attempts to improve the quality of life in our community in a compassionate way that respects the dignity and worth of every person.

ECCO provides emergency assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings and financial needs, as well as ongoing services including access to dental care, nurse practitioner appointments, prescription drug assistance, financial literacy classes, job readiness training and counseling.

The 2014 Moultrie News 50th Anniversary Concert at Boone Hall Plantation is going to be a great time and a great opportunity to celebrate.

This event and other events celebrating the 50th anniversary are made possible by the support of sponsors Womble Carlyle – Innovators at Law, Wando Family Dentistry, Billy Swails – State Farm, J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home, Royall Ace Hardware, McDaniel’s Auto Group, GlassPro and Linda Witte.

Also, don’t forget to mark your calendars for Community Day at Stith Park on Saturday, Oct. 18. The Moultrie News is proud to celebrate island life in partnership with the Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island.

This free event includes fundraisers, contests, activities for the kids and great food.

The love bus

Readers are getting in on the fun with our new voluntary pay program.

The costs of production and delivery increase every year, so we ask you to support your community newspaper by paying a voluntary one-year subscription fee at the level of your choosing – $75, $50 or $30.

By doing this, you are “showing your love” and will be automatically entered into the Moultrie News Love Club. We will send you a Love Club Sticker after you join.

To join the Moultrie News Love Club, visit www.contest.moultrienews.com/donate.

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