Holiday concert to benefit stadium fund
DANVILLE — A local group is hoping to renovate their high school stadium and bring some Christmas joy along the way. The Danville Stadium Council is holding a holiday concert Sunday.
Tina Bartholomew explained the event, “It is called the 12/24 concert and it is a holiday sound and light show with a lot of familiar tunes done in a rather unique way. It’s comparable to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. There will be refreshments available… It looks like a really great way to kick off the holiday season and get everybody in the right spirit.”
All proceeds will benefit plans to add synthetic turf and track to their stadium. Danville athletic director Ron Kanaski said they hope the community will help, because the community will benefit. “Our objectives are not just something for competitive athletics. Our objectives are to create something that everybody can benefit from. From the toddler to the senior citizen. We want to get everybody in the community involved so they can benefit from the safety of a synthetic track.”"
The council says the all-weather synthetic materials are proven safer for all activities. The full project is estimated to cost about $1.4-million, which the council hopes to finance through fundraisers. You can support the cause by coming to the holiday concert Sunday. Discount tickets are available in advance at the Danville district office. Tickets will also be available at the event. Find more information on the Danville Stadium Council’s Facebook page. (Codi Jade)