BENSON – Popular musical group, The Ollis Family will present an exciting Gospel Music event in Benson on Saturday, September 25. The Ollis Family 10-Year Celebration Concert will take place at the Benson Grove Baptist Church, located at 6966 NC 50 North near Benson. Joining this musical family for this special event will be multi-award winning group, The Down East Boys, as well as talented quartet, The Hickory Grove Quartet.
For a quarter century, Eric Ollis has been a mainstay in the Southern Gospel Music world. The talented pianist, traveled for 15 years as a member of the multi-award winning, Dixie Melody Boys, and in 2004 Eric became a member of the popular musical family, The Whisnant. In 2011, Eric embarked upon a new adventure when he and his talented wife, Laura, began their own family musical ministry with the assistance of their oldest son, Payton.
Together, the family has accepted the calling to travel wherever the opportunity arises to share the message of the Gospel in song. Additionally, Laura has become a published author and songwriter and has become an increasingly popular speaker at many ladies’ conferences and events.
This special musical event will begin at 6:30pm, with doors opening at 5:30pm. More information regarding this special evening can be found at www.mountainridgeministries.com. No admission will be charged; however, a love offering will be received.