Saturday, September 17, 2016


Saturday, September 17, 2016


Location: Bob Evans Farms, 10854 State Route 588, Rio Grande, Ohio
10:00 A.M. - Opening Ceremony

FREE Carriage rides & Pony lead rides by Rio Valley Stables
FREE Barnyard Express, Captained by Eddie Borden
Birthday Chronicles by Jenny Dovyak
Voter Registration by Phyllis Fowler

Raising of the FlagBill Jackson/Civil War Troops
Welcome..........Andrew Gilmore, President
Invocation....Minister Marin Griffin
Negro Anthem..........Jeannie Williams
Pledge of Allegiance..........Gallia Sub-District Youth
Musical Selections..........River Valley High School Band
Holzer Health Fair Announcement….Community Health & Wellness Staff, Holzer Health System
Birthday Chronicles Announcement....Jenny Dovyak
Remarks/Performances............Fred Smith & wife, Black Civil War Soldier (performance from Slave to Soldier)

10:30 am .....Refit on the grounds near entrance, weather permitting
Offering
Special Music............Steve Ball, Civil War Musician

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium – Promotions/Animal Encounters Program to be held beginning at 1:00 pm

2:00 p.m. - Afternoon Program

Welcome & Recognition of Local, State & National Dignitaries……Glenn Miller, Vice-President
Recognition of Past President……..Glenn Miller, Vice-President
Remarks... Frederick Douglas & Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by Michael Crutcher & Bob Ervin)
Special Music .... Pop Fiction, local group of singers/musicians
Scholarship Presentation..........Mr. Arthur Clark
Offering
Special Music…..Pop Fiction, local group of singers/musicians
Remarks………Linae Scott, with a Martin Luther King Presentation
Closing Remarks......Glenn Miller, Vice-President

Everyone Welcome
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