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White Sulphur Springs community honoring those affected by last year's floods

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS WVa. – The White Sulphur Springs community is honoring those lost and affected by last year's historic flood. 

 

This weekend, the city is hosting a multitude of events, from park dedications to live music to a non-denominational worship service. 

 

Rebekah Sams with Main Street White Sulphur Springs, "I really hope that people take away an even greater sense of hope than they have right now. It's been a hard year but it's been a good year. We have really shown how we as a community are coming together. "

 

Here's a look at the events:

 

Friday, June 23

3:00 pm Old Mill Park 

Dedication of the 2016 Flood Memorial

Memorial service

Reading of the names of those who perished

4:00 pm Ribbon Cutting for Nicely Park

4:30 pm Ribbon Cutting for the Brad Paisley Community Park

with a Community Picnic with food provided by 50 East Restaurant

Bring your chair or blanket

5 - 9:00 pm Music by 'Under the Gun'

 

Saturday, June 24

8 am - 2 pm Free Golf Outing for the residents of Caldwell and White Sulphur Spring

Valley View Golf Course

10 am - 2 pm Open House - Fish Hatchery

10:30 am - 2 pm Family Day

Old White Motors Parking Lot, Main Street

Art Therapy, Service Dogs, Face Painting, Counseling, Fire Truck, EMS, 

Meet the Police and more. 

2:00 pm Balloon Release 

Old White Motors Parking Lot - Main Street

6pm - 10pm Concert 

Midland Trail Park 

Music by Wyatt Turner

Refreshments

Bring your chair or blanket

 

Sunday, June 25

11:00 am Non-Denominational Service

Brad Paisley Community Park

Bring your chair or blanket

Fellowship luncheon at various churches following the service