Press Release:-On Sunday December 11th, TLC Early Childhood Development Centre will be hosting their first ever Christmas Benefit concert entitled “Believe Again.” Trinity Lutheran Church in beautiful Bisee serves at the venue for the event beginning at 4:00 PM. The cost of tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. The proceeds will go towards the TLC ECDC Scholarship Fund and the Holy Children Family Home.
The concert will feature the singing skills of up and coming performer, Crystal Bakie as well as a dance piece by Brandon Sealy and Abigal Fedee. The children from the Entrepot Daycare will be putting on a play. The TLC ECDC preschoolers will be performing a song and dance focusing on the birth of Christ. Members of the Trinity Lutheran band will be accompanying with live music.
23 children from the G.A.S.P. program will also be performing. G.A.S.P. (Gospel Arts Summer Program) is a program that TLC ECDC director Evodia Cassius has run and promoted over the summer months. It incorporates the beauty of the performing arts with a strong Christian message of unconditional love.
The proceeds from the concert will go towards the TLC ECDC Scholarship Fund and the Holy Children Family Home.
Evodia Cassius says, “Preschool education is more than just babysitting. We now know that the first 5 years of a child’s life are such formative years in the learning process, that they become the building blocks for all other learning. We must make this education accessible to everyone. This is why we promote a scholarship program. All children need access to this vital period of education in their life. ” Recipients of the scholarship attest to the importance of quality early childhood education. One member of the community after singing the praises of the school, commented that the education from TLC ECDC was the reason her child was able to get into the school that they had wanted.
TLC ECDC hopes to make this an annual event. The wish to send their thanks to all the sponsor who made the concept a reality such as J. E. Bergasse & Company LTD, M and C Group of Companies, and Massy Stores.
For more information, contact TLC ECDC 572-2244 or Jennifer Spiegelberg. You may also visit our web site at islandlutherans.com, email us at [email protected] or like us on Facebook.