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Let It Shine Brevard: Event Raises Funds For BES


December 14, 2017

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Laura Rhodes and Callie Driver show off a few of half dozen candles they are working on.

More than 300 people attended the first annual "Let It Shine Brevard" fundraiser at Brevard Elementary School, Dec. 1 to Dec. 3. The three-day event netted almost $700 for the school's ongoing effort to purchase and install a new theater curtain in the school's gym. The curtain is estimated to cost $7500.

Centered on beeswax and the many properties of it, the event was set up as a self-paced, drop-in, communal activity for the whole family. "Let It Shine Brevard" participants learned from volunteers how to dip beeswax candles of all shapes and sizes, and were able to leave their project an...

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