Mercer Community Band
"Best Free Entertainment on a Friday Night"
25th Anniversary Banquet
July 27, 2002
Normandy Banquet Center
Celebrating 25 Years of Great Music!
A large crowd was on hand to celebrate MCB's 25th Anniversary
Good food and even better company
Heather, Doug, Lee and Laura enjoying the moment
Dr. Hoge tells Dr. Arnold about his plans for the next 25 years of concerts as Dr. Martin looks on
Many VIPs were on hand to celebrate the occasion
Master of Cermonies
State Representative Dick Stevenson
addresses the group
MCB member, Reverend Christine Groeger, offered the invocation and benediction
Dr. Hoge thanks the band members for their dedication
"Please come forwad
to receive your award"
Brent Barnett presents a service award to an MCB member
Ken Jewell presents service awards to Cindy and Bob Murdoch for their many years of faithful service to the band
Dr. Hoge thanks Dr. Michael Martin
for composing the
Courthouse Square Concert March