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 Barnyard Express, Captained by Bryson Payne
Birthday Chronicles by AAA7
Voter Registration by Phyllis Fowler
Bossard Libray Staff will be in the Log Schoolhouse

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 on Main Stage 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 Presentation .... Batman w/ Batmobile & Wonder Woman (Heroes-4-Higher)
Remarks..Frederick Douglas & Abraham Lincoln (Portrayed by Michael Crutcher & Gerald Payn)
Offering
Scholarship Presentation..........Mr. Arthur Clark (2017 Scholarship Awardees: Jayanna Armstrong, Scott A. Hughes, Grant Gilmore, Bryson Payne, Garrett Rogers & Justyce Stout)
Closing Remarks......Glenn Miller, Vice-President

Everyone Welcome
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