Community holds candlelight vigil to honor loved one
SALISBURY, Md. – The community coming together to spread love and support.
This happens after the recent hit and run resulting in the death of Colin Lin, the son of the owner of Tokyo Steakhouse in Salisbury.
Event organizer, Amanda Furniss stresses this is not about the restaurant closing. Tokyo Steakhousewhich has been in the community for 15 years. Furniss says her goal with the candlelight vigil was simply to spread love for the family and friends as they mourn their loved one. Tonight Furniss, her church 3C USA, and community members came out to light a candle in Colin’s honor.
“I wanted to show Colins family that as a community we can come together and support them, its not about the restaurant, we love them for who they are. and we want to be there for them during this time to pray for them to cover them just so they know that we love and support them through this,” says event organizer, Amanda Furniss.
Furniss wants everyone to go home tonight understanding that it’s good for the community to come together. “I’m hoping that everyone is able to come together and show that we can put our differences aside and cover this family with prayer and love and support during this time,” she adds.