MONT-CARMEL – A benefit dance will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Mont-Carmel Parish Hall, for Melvin Gallant of St. Timothy, who injured his legs in September while doing volunteer work.
The dance event will feature two groups of musicians from the Évangéline area. Mona, Albert and friends (Mona Arsenault, Albert Arsenault, Louise Arsenault and Robert Doucette) will entertain as well as and 4 Cord Boys (Allan Gallant, Paul Arsenault, Peter Arsenault and Pierre Poirier). Before the dance begins, Clarence Gallant and Robert Gallant will entertain by playing a few pieces.
This event is open to those 19 years of age and over.
The doors will open at 8 p.m. and the dance gets underway at 9 p.m.
There is no admission charge for this dance, however, a box will be at the door for those who wish to make a donation. Also, 50/50 tickets will be sold during the evening. There will be a bake sale as well. All persons interested in providing items for the bake sale are welcome to bring them along.
At the break, a lunch of râpure or chicken fricot will be for sale. Also during the break, an auction sale will take place with various items donated by companies in the Évangéline area as well as Summerside.
Those who are unable to attend and who wish to make a donation, may do so at the Wellington branch of the Évangéline-Central Credit Union in the Bénéfice Melvin Gallant account.
This event is organized by la Coopérative de développement culturel et patrimonial de Mont-Carmel and l’Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien de la région Évangéline.