Boiling Spring Lakes hosts community party and concert

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An aerial view of the big lake in Boiling Spring Lakes on Sept. 17, 2018, after a dam breach emptied it during Hurricane Florence. (Photo: WTVD)

BOILING SPRING LAKES, NC (WWAY) — Since Florence you’ve seen the devastating images from Boiling Spring Lakes, but the city is ready to get back on its feet, maybe even to do some dancing.

A dam on the Big Lake broke on September 15, flooding parts of the city and washing out roads.

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Now, the city wants to get the community together with a concert. It’s scheduled for Sunday at 4 p.m. at Spring Lake Park. The band Parrot Party will play and donate 25% of merchandise profits to BSL.

There will also be raffle prizes. Donations will be accepted to fill up the Parks and Recreation van.

Most needed items include: toilet paper, protein(tuna chicken canned), bread, rice, peanut butter, rice, pasta, bug spray, itch cream, band aids, antibiotic ointment, q tips, cotton balls, hand sanitizer, paper towels, size 5 diapers, cleaning supplies, Clorox wipes, trash bags, peroxide, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, rubbing alcohol, gloves, and cleaning masks.