The community is rallying around the Glass family, who lost four young children in a house fire last week, with two events to raise funds for the family.
On Friday, Jan 18, a Benefit Concert will be held at the Rockdale Auditorium, 901 Main Street on Friday, styartingat 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature jazz artists and Rockdale residents Xavier Gordon and Jaylen Gilstrap.
On Saturday, Jan. 19, the Glass family Memorial Service will be 11 a.m. at Springfield Baptist Church, 1877 Iris Drive, Conyers, GA 30013. The public is invited.
On Monday, Jan. 21, the Dairy Queen in Conyers will donate 10 percent of all sales to the Glass family, in honor of the four children who died - Ah’Dariya Glass, Dar’Shawn Glass, Armoni Roberts, Deon Glass.
On Sunday, Jan. 27, the Auto Extremes shop will host the Cruise-In For a Cause car show from noon-5 p.m. at 1012 Iris Drive.
Awards will be given for best paint job, best stereo and best suspension, in addition to raffled items throughout the day. All proceeds will go to the Glass family. Donations of clothing, shoes and household items will also be collected.
Auto Extremes which specializes in custom car and truck work, was featured on the Discovery Channel's "Ultmate Car Build Off."
For more information, call 770-761-0971.
In addition, a memorial fund for the Glass Family has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank under the Account Number 1009683226.
Donations of clothing and household items for the family are also being coordinated by Pastor Billie Cox of Macedonia Baptist, who can be reached at 770-262-4076.