FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Ohio Army National Guard Band to Start Independence Week Celebration
“The Ohio Army National Guard Band is one of the finest National Guard bands in the nation. The 122nd is able to utilize its resources to perform over 40 missions each year. Citizens, soldiers, and other musicians have agreed that the 122nd Army Band is one of the finest groups of its kind in the nation.
The 122nd’s five main performing groups — Concert Band, Rock Band, Brass Quintet, Ceremonial Band and Tuba Ensemble — play a wide variety of performances, ranging from military ceremonies to full concerts.” (ONGB website)
The performance is free and open to the public. This concert is sponsored by Richmond Parks and Recreation.
Fireworks On Roosevelt Hill
Their musical appearance happens just a day before fireworks explode, as Richmond will watch the sky light up on July 3 on Roosevelt Hill in Glen Miller Park. Rain date is set for July 4. The fireworks are sponsored by the American Legion Post 65.
The last Independence Week Celebration event will occur on July 7 with the showing of Captain America. Kids activities begin at 8:30 p.m. and the movie will play at dusk on Roosevelt Hill in Glen Miller Park. This movie is rated PG-13, 124 minutes. This movie starts off the Movies on the Hill Series sponsored by Wayne Bank and Trust Co. A different movie will be shown each Saturday night in July.
The Richmond Parks and Recreation department sponsors these events to provide for the positive development and well being of the Richmond community through the provision of parks, greenways, trails and recreational programming and facilities. The department works in cooperation with other service providers and partners in the community to maximize all available resources. To learn about this event or other programs available this summer, please visit www.richmondindiana.gov.