First Thursdays concerts start in July

BELLVILLE — The First Thursdays series of summer concerts will start in June and run through September at the bandstand in central park in the village.

The group EKG has been lined up for the July concert. Others groups will be determined before the April meeting of the Clear Fork Valley Chamber of Commerce, Juli Baker of the chamber said.

The chamber is having a March 28 meeting at The Wishmaker House in Bellville at 6:30 p.m. People planning on attending that event should call Juli at 419-886-3854 or email or

The program for that meeting will be an update on the Clear Fork Valley Foundation.

The chamber is hunting for sponsors for the concerts and that can be done by businesses or individuals. People may complete a form supplied by the chamber and mail it to the Clear Fork Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 336, Bellville, Oh. 44813 or bring it to a chamber meeting. Sponsors will be acknowledged in advertising for the events.

Staff report