Annual Fall Music Fest
The Gleason Downtown Revitalization Program hosted its First Annual Fall
Music Fest on September 26.
With admission being free and free tickets for drawings being being
given to all in attendance, an estimated 175 Gleason citizens and
visitors from the surrounding areas turned out for this event. They were
all treated to some great music provided by local celebrities at the
"new and revitalized" Huggins Park.
Good food, including Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Walking Toco's, Popcorn,
Candy and Drinks were also provided at the Concession Stand.
This was an evening that offered something for people of all ages.
Children's activities started at 4:00 PM and featured Face Painting by
Matt Cady and a "Bounce House", which the younger children seemed to
Hosted by MC Charles Anderson, musical entertainment started at 5:00 PM.
Opening the show was Anna Eaton who sang the National Anthem. This was
followed by musical selections provided by Ronnie Story, Keith Dunning,
Wess Whitworth, Larry Morgan, McKenna Cady, Micah Arnold, David Hoppe
and Jon and Anna Eaton.
Among the selection of songs that Anna and Jon Eaton sang to round out
the evening was one very special song, which they wrote, that featured a
friend of theirs - Gleason resident Billie Joe Ward.
It is noteworthy that the citizens of Gleason, once again showed their
great generosity in terms of supporting Gleason revitalization efforts
by making donations on the order of $800 during this event. These funds
will be used to support further downtown revitalization projects.
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