Contact: Dave Palmer
Ohio University Inn
331 Richland Ave.
Athens, OH  45701
United States

The Annual Athens Rotary Holidays Party for Athens Rotary Members and their spouses and guests will occur on Monday evening, December 5th at the Ohio University Inn. This year’s entertainment will feature the well respected jazz pianist Bob Thompson (See below). And guitarist Terry Efaw will join us to set the mood during the reception and dinner.

6 PM Open Bar Social Hour (Lindley Room)
               7 PM Dinner (Ballroom) [Serving Chicken, Pork Loin, or Veggie Lasagna]
               8 PM Special Presentations
               8:25 PM Entertainment!
               9:15 PM Adjournment

Attire:  Dressy(but not formal)

Some notes on pianist Bob Thompson:

Since 1991 Bob Thompson has been pianist, and regularly featured artist on West Virginia’s NPR syndicated radio show, Mountain Stage.  For the past twenty-three years he has also been co-producer and host of Joy to the World, a Holiday jazz show, broadcast on public radio stations nationwide, and heard internationally on the Voice of America.  In October 2015, Bob Thompson was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. 

Bob makes his home in Charleston, West Virginia, and has enjoyed a long and active career as a performer, composer, arranger, and teacher.  For decades he has played at festivals and venues around the country, and has also taken his music to Europe, Africa, and South America.

For more on Bob Thompson, click here.