The City of Morgantown is set to host the 8th Annual Gene Vance Jr. Day Celebration. The celebration will take place on Saturday, May 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Monongalia County Courthouse Square.
Community members of all ages are invited to join the celebration, beginning with live music from local musicians and the 249th Army Band. The musical performances will be proceeded by a brief ceremony honoring veterans, active duty personnel, those who gave their lives serving our nation and those who have been wounded in war.
Following the ceremony there will be a run, ride, walk event at 12:00 p.m. Those who wish to participate in the run, ride, walk event must register for the event by May 16 at 9:00 a.m. All proceeds will go towards the Gene Vance Jr. Foundation in their efforts to help heal the war wounded.
For more information on the celebration and to register for the run, ride, walk event visit www.genevancejr.org/events.