Mercer Community Band
"Best Free Entertainment on a Friday Night"
Warm-up entertainers, The Penn-Ohio Singers
were enjoyed by all in attendance
The Ice Cream Social, presented by The Friends of the Mercer Library, was very busy throughout the concert
Local dignitaries presented congratulatory proclamations to Dr. Hoge and the band before the concert.
Dr. Hendley D. Hoge, at the podium, in his 25th year as director of the Mercer Community Band
A record crowd was on hand for this historic concert.
Guest instrumentalist, Stacey Steele entertained with flute and piccolo solos
Dueling Tubas? -- For this special concert, a special set of risers was set up to accomodate the large tuba section