Valentine's gospel celebration

(Submitted) The inaugural, first-of-its-kind Valentine's gospel celebration incorporated a number of local artists from Tallassee and surrounding communities. Including Bro. Mack Daugherty, the Driscol Sisters, the Shorter Family and more. The Driscol Sisters are pictured above. From left to right: Roberta, Celeste Geraldine.

The inaugural, first-of-its-kind Valentine's gospel celebration was held on Saturday inside the Warehouse at 1220 located behind the 1220 Café.

This program was a fundraiser for local charities and was hosted by God's Congregation Church's Bishop Gauntt and Rev. David Butler was the master of ceremonies for the celebration.

This event incorporated a number of local artists from Tallassee and surrounding communities, including Bro. Mack Daugherty, the Driscol Sisters, the Shorter Family and more.

There was also a silent auction for baked goods and other items.

According to event coordinator Nina Gauntt, over $1,200 was raised and more are welcomed.

To donate or for more information, call 334-283-8116 or email nasgauntt@aol.com