The familiar keyboard music of popular local musician Rick Kennedy will provide a pleasing background to this year’s Annual Banquet of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, May 9th.
The banquet honors businesses which have provided 30 or more years of continuous service to Barbour County.
The public is invited to meet the speaker at 6:00 p.m. in the new Blue & Gold Dining Room at Alderson Broaddus University. The sit-down dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. An election of officers will take place, and annual awards announced. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Chamber office at www.barbourchamberwv.com
Rick Kennedy is a graduate of Salem University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education and a major in pipe organ. He has been a successful music educator and band instructor at the Belington Middle School where he retired after 40 years of service. Kennedy received the Barbour Chamber’s President’s Award for service to youth in 2016. He also served as the organist of the Church of the Covenant in Grafton, and of Christ Episcopal and St. Mark’s Lutheran Churches in Clarksburg.