Patriotic concert scheduled in Van Wert

VAN WERT — The Van Wert Area Community Concert Band will present a concert in the band shell of Fountain Park Friday.

The program will begin at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. Music performed will include patriotic selections that are intended to reflect, revitalize and rekindle the pride for the country. Some of the selections are: Civil War Suite, King Cotton March by John Phillip Sousa, Georgia on my Mind and Sea of Tranquility.

There will be a salute to area military personnel and veterans.

A food stand will open at 5:30 p.m. for people who want to come early and enjoy a meal.