Project Legacy hosts 2 patriotic concerts Sunday


Two patriotic concerts, “An Honor to Our Veterans,” will take place 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Community Church, 509 W. Berckman St., Fruitland Park.

The concerts are being hosted by Project Legacy, a nonprofit organization devoted to meeting the needs of children in the community.

Admission is $15 to either show, with the net proceeds benefitting Project Legacy and Beyond the Walls Food Pantry.

The entertainment will be Big Band-style music by Double M Band along with popular Villages entertainers Billie Thatcher, Jan Lavin, and Alex Santoriello.

“I am very excited to be able to honor the veterans in our community through such a talented group of entertainers,” Project Legacy President Kay Wilson said in a press release.

Tickets are available for purchase by calling Barbara Reynolds at 352.217.8423.

Project Legacy is a continuous supporter of Beyond the Walls Food Pantry, a local resource to the Fruitland Park community. Donations of non-perishable food items will also be collected at the door.

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Project Legacy was founded in 2008. Their goal is to secure finances and other resources that will assist in meeting the needs of various ongoing community projects that benefit children and youth. For information on specific projects or to get involved, visit or call Karen Mercer at 352.406.1769.