A youth concert to benefit the Christian Action Program (CAP food pantry) and Mid-Sioux Opportunity will take place on Saturday, Aug. 22 in the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.
The high-energy, high-powered line up features five favorite bands from northwest Iowa. Cherokee's own "Dark Arrival" will get things off to a rousing start, followed by the Christian band "With Rapture Burning" from Rock Valley.
"Till Flames Fall" a band from Holstein with ever-growing popularity, takes the stage next. The show will continue with "The Talmidim (formerly Pagans On Wagons) a Christian band from Sioux City. "MERSA" a talented band also from Sioux City with Aurelia native, Luke Dreier, will wrap up the night's performances.
All of the musicians in these bands are young adults who believe strongly in taking action beyond just words when it comes to helping those in need. They will be donating their time and talent to this worthy cause, so pleas join them with your support in one of these way:
* Bring five canned goods or non-perishable food items or school supplies to the show and get in for just $1. (regular admission without donation will be $6)
* For those who wish to donate, only, please stop by the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 22 with your donations for CAP and/or Mid-Sioux.
* Any time before or after Aug. 22, you may also drop off any items or cash donations at the Immaculate Conception Religious Education Center or the entry way of Immaculate Conception Church at 709 West Cedar, in Cherokee.