The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 6, 2013

Community Singers ready to present musical gift Monday

By Karen Blackledge
The Danville News

— RIVERSIDE — The Community Singers have been busy rehearsing for their annual holiday concert.

The singers held a dress rehearsal Monday evening for the concert to be held at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 240 Sunbury Road.

The theme of this year’s free event is A Christmas Gift of Music.

Forty-seven singers are expected to participate.

Members are from the region including Danville, Bloomsburg, Sunbury and Northumberland.

They will present 12 songs related to the holidays and to Christmas.

Christine Koons and Jolynn Heckman will be soloists.

Accompanists are Gail Garman and Beverly Reich. They will also play a piano duet.

The group, founded in 1960, is directed by John Collins III.

A free-will offering will also be collected during inter mission. Refreshments will follow the concert.

The singers also present a concert in the spring.