Western: PFLAG to hold carwash

Carolinas News Notes

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Flat Rock/Hendersonville will hold a car wash fundraiser on Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 1735 5th Ave. W.

Contributions and proceeds will be used to benefit PRiSM at Blue Ridge Community College, Youth OUTright and Henderson County’s high school gay-straight alliances.

“PFLAG believes it is vitally important to help our LGBTQ youth and their allies find safe places in their school environments,” says chapter president Jerry Miller. “We want to make sure that happens here in Henderson County and we hope the community will support the car wash to help us raise funds to support our LGBTQ youth.”

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Donations may be sent to PFLAG, PO Box 6063, Hendersonville, NC 28793.

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info: pflaghendersonville@gmail.com.

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