Mid-South Concert Band Has Show Benefiting Rossville Public Library

Friday, October 12, 2012

Mid-South Concert Band will perform a benefit concert to save Rossville Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m.  This benefit concert was arranged and organized by Walker County Commissioner Bebe Heiskell to fund the Rossville Public Library.  

The Mid-South Concert Band is an 82-piece concert band.  

The benefit concert will be held at the Walker County Civic Center.  Tickets are $10 each. Tickets can be purchased in advance at all branches of the Cherokee Regional Library System (LaFayette, Rossville, Chickamauga, and Trenton), the Walker County Commissioner’s Office, Community National Bank branches, or at the door the night of the concert.

The Cherokee Regional Library System's FY13 budget has been cut by state, city and Board of Education Funding.  The library budget also absorbed increases in the employer’s share of required State Health Benefit enrollment (amount assessed to each institution employing teachers, librarians, educational or library staff members in the state of Georgia) this budget year.  

Donations are also being accepted at www.saverossvillelibrary.org, a website developed by the Friends of the Rossville Public Library. 

For more information contact Darla Chambliss, Cherokee Regional Library System, at 706.638-8311 or dchambliss@chrl.org.



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