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Hurricane Florence Benefit Concert raised $128,000

Hurricane Florence Benefit Concert raised $128,000...

The City of Myrtle Beach and various businesses held a news conference today to announce proceeds raised during the Hurricane Florence Benefit concert, last month at TicketReturn.com Field.  The concert raised $128,324.36 (updated number).  Proceeds are donated to the Area Recovery Council through the Waccamaw Community Foundation to support disaster relief efforts in Horry and Georgetown counties, as well as to the Easter...n SC Chapter of the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts in Horry, Florence, Darlington, Marlboro, Dillon, and Marion counties.  Each organization will receive $64,162.18, to disburse to people in the community who need assistance following Hurricane Florence.

The concert featured Blue Dogs, Carly Pearce, Chase Bryant, the Davisson Brothers Band, Josh Phillips, Love and Theft, Michael Ray, The Swon Brothers, Warrick McZeke along with special guest appearance, Darius Rucker.  Nearly 3,000 people attended the concert.