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Woodstock Goes Wild

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Woodstock Goes Wild, an annual fundraiser event that honors foster children and families, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Woodstock (11905 Highway 92, Woodstock, 30188).

Woodstock Goes Wild is a fun-filled evening where children can meet and touch wild animals, enjoy musical acts and participate in other family-friendly activities. Ticket sale proceeds benefit Rome's Open Door Children's Home, a safe house for abused and neglected children.

This year will mark the 9th annual Woodstock Gone Wild and will host several special guests, including Mary Perdue, First Lady of Georgia and an advocate for foster children. Wildlife expert Pete Gros will be in attendance, along with a number of his animal friends from Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. Country singer Mark Wills is also scheduled to perform.

First Baptist Church of Woodstock is active in the community, particularly in working with foster child. During this year's Woodstock Gone Wild, Mary Perdue and FBCW pastor Johnny Hunt will be recognized for their efforts by Mark Washington and Bill Hancock, the COO and CEO, respectively, of the Alpharetta-based FaithBridge Foster Care.

For more information or to purchase tickets to Woodstock Gone Wild, call Michelle Beatson, director of communications for Open Door Children's Home, at 706-232-6662.

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