New London UMC to host John Denver concert fundraiser for Meals on Wheels

Published 12:52 pm Thursday, September 15, 2022

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New London UMC’s Music and Missions fundraiser for Stanly County Meal on Wheels will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 9.

Rod Almond and Aspenglow [Kelly Almond (vocals), David Chandler (guitar), Lisa Ewers (percussion, vocals), Daniel Dickens (piano), Martha Sue Hall (upright bass), Gary Hatley (mandolin, fiddle), Sandy Hatley (banjo, dobro), Tim Hedrick (keyboard, sax), Carmella Hedrick (woodwinds) and Joe Judge (drums)] will present 60 minutes of music and memories in “John Denver – A Life Remembered.”

It will include most of his greatest hits, in observance of Denver’s passing 25 years ago.

Songs include “Rocky Mountain High,” “Annie’s Song,” “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Calypso” and “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” along with many others.

Although free, donations will be accepted for Stanly County Senior Services senior nutrition home delivery mission, better known as Meals on Wheels.