Entertainment Announced for Athens-Concord Town Social

For Immediate Release: 
Jun 25 2001

Entertainment Announced for Athens-Concord Town Social

Athens, W.Va. - Plans are underway for the 14th Annual Athens-Concord Town Social. The Town Social will be held Sunday, August 12, 2001 on the Concord College campus from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Town Social Planning Committee expects 1,000 local residents and visitors to show up for the free food and fun. Vendors bring their wares to sell at the local event, and committee members are ordering new souvenir t-shirts to sell. Games will be held for children and door prizes will be given away.

Music on the Greens

Joe Lively will emcee the festivities and Eddie Wimmer’s Sarcus and Ed Hartman will provide musical entertainment. Visitors will hear blue grass, old-time and more modern music, too.

Basketball Reunion to be Held

Committee member Eddie Kessinger is organizing a reunion to honor basketball players and cheerleaders who played for Athens High School in 1950, 1953, and 1959—years that the high school won state basketball championships.

Vendors: Still Time to Register

There are no registration fees for craftspeople who want to sell their products. Tables, chairs and a limited number of electrical connections will be available. Call the number below for more information.

FOR ATHENS BASKETBALL ALUMNI: Mr. Eddie Kessinger, 1-304-384-7736.

FOR VENDOR INFORMATION: Ms. Anne O’Sullivan, 1-304-384-7353.

FOR GENERAL INFORMATION: Town Social Committee Chairperson Georgia Kelley, 1-304-384-7467, or Secretary Kati Whittaker, 1-304-384-5348, kwhittaker@concord.edu.