Saturday, September 16, 2017


Saturday, September 16, 2017


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 Bryson Payne
Birthday Chronicles by AAA7
Voter Registration by Phyllis Fowler

Raising of the FlagBill Jackson/Civil War Troops
Musical Selections..........River Valley High School Band
Pledge of Allegiance..........Gallia Sub-District Youth
Welcome..........Andrew Gilmore, President
Invocation....Minister Marin Griffin
Negro Anthem..........Jeannie Williams
Holzer Health Fair Announcement….Community Health & Wellness Staff, Holzer Health System
Birthday Chronicles Announcement....Area Agency on Aging District 7
10:30 am .....Kids Fun Day Begins
Offering
Special Music............Steve Ball, Civil War Musician

COSI on Wheels - Located in COSI Kiosk Trailer on the grounds. Program to be held beginning at 1:00 pm

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium – Promotions/Animal Encounters Program to be held beginning at 3:00 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... Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin
Special Music .... Character Karaoke
Remarks..Frederick Douglas & Abraham Lincoln (Portrayed by Michael Crutcher & Gerald Payn)
Scholarship Presentation..........Mr. Arthur Clark (2017 Scholarship Awardees: Jayanna Armstrong, Scott A. Hughes, Grant Gilmore, Bryson Payne, Garrett Rogers & Justyce Stout)
Offering
Children's Entertainment…..Puppet Show by Mt. Carmel Baptist Church youth
Closing Remarks......Glenn Miller, Vice-President

Everyone Welcome
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