Voices Won Sings For Share America Jan. 11

Friday, January 4, 2013
Voices Won
Voices Won

Voices Won will bring harmony to Sacred Sounds Fridays at the Ringgold Depot at Depot Street and U.S. 41, Friday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m. 

Randall Franks, “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night” will emcee. Ticket donation is $5.

Voices Won from Dalton features brothers Jaron, Shantell and Staclynn Faulknor.

“Our main goal is to see folks blessed,” Jaron said. “When we step on stage we want our love of God to be first and when we perform at the historic Ringgold Depot, we can feel His presence.” 

 “Christian fellowship and music among friends, what a great way to spend an evening,” he said. 

Crossroads Entertainment released their latest CD “The Basics” blending a Southern gospel sound with progressive arrangements that share a solid gospel message. 

For more information about their ministry, visit their web site www.voiceswon.com

An added part of this evening will be a drawing for a Martin DX175 Guitar donated by Bigham Music of Dalton. Tickets for $1 are on sale until Jan. 10 at First Volunteer Bank in Ringgold and at the concert that evening. Other prizes will also be awarded. 

The event is a fundraiser for the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship Fund. The Share America Foundation, Inc., a Georgia non-profit, presents scholarships to musicians who excel in the Appalachian musical arts.  

Donations for tickets are adults: $5, Children 5 and under free with adult. Tickets may be purchased locally in advance during business hours at SonShine Christian Books, 706-861-7675 in Fort Oglethorpe. For more information, visit www.shareamericafoundation.org.



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