Events Scheduled at Concord in August, Athens - Concord Town Social: August 13

For Immediate Release: 
Jul 30 2000

Events Scheduled at Concord in August, Athens-Concord Town Social: August 13

Athens, W.Va. - The 14th Annual Town Social will be held Sunday, August 13, on the Concord College campus from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Town Social Planning Committee expects from 600 to 800 local residents and visitors to show up for the free food and fun.

The Town Social Committee has announced that Murrel Winfree will be the recipient of the Elder Citizen Award. She was born near Oak Hill and lived most of her life in the Charleston area prior to moving to Athens. She has lived in Athens since 1980.

For general information about the Town Social, please contact Town Social Committee Chairperson Dale Geiger, 1-304-384-7119,, or Secretary Kati Whittaker, 1-304-384-5348,
FREE Carillon Concert: August 19

A free concert will be held at Concord College on Saturday, August 19, at 7:00 p.m. The one-hour carillon recital will include familiar hymns, folk melodies, classical selections, and a special group of three songs about trains, I’ve Been Working on the Railroad, Chattanooga Choo Choo and On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe. The tunes have been specially arranged for the carillon on the Athens campus.

This carillon concert is sponsored by a special gift from Dr. and Mrs. Richard V. Lilly of Fort Myers, Fla., former residents of Athens.

For more information about the carillon concert, call 1-304-384-5211.