Atkinson group to host community event benefiting Safe Haven of Pender County


ATKINSON, NC (WWAY) — A recent domestic violence incident which claimed the life of a woman last month has spurred one Pender County community to action.

Brandy Lynn Price was killed June 19.

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Following her death, lots of residents in the small Atkinson community came together to help pay for her funeral expenses but one group wanted to do more.

Advocates 4 Atkinson organized Atkinson Community Day which will be held at 304 W. Henry Street on Saturday, July 24, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

They’re planning events for all age groups including a community yard sale, live music by Jen & Tonic, raffles, food vendors, craft vendors and face painting.

All proceeds will go to Safe Haven of Pender County.