The 24rd Annual Shelby Homecoming
is coming Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Grace Baptist Church of Shelbiana.
Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy this year’s Shelby Homecoming Railroad Reunion! Festivities begin at 9:30 a.m., with registration, food setup and music in the activity room. The opening ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. Bring a covered dish and your favorite railroad stories!
Saturday, June 24, 2017 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Event will be held inside of the Grace Baptist Church
9:30 a.m. — Registration — Set Up Food ****
11:00 a.m. — 2017 Opening Ceremonies
Welcome: Representative of Grace Baptist Church
Wayne T. Rutherford — President Shelby Railroad Reunion
Virgil Osborne: The Pledge of Allegiance
Time to Reflect
Introduce Shelby RR Reunion Homecoming Committee
2017 Hall of Fame
Pike County Tourism CVB & Board Members:
Bob Scott, Board Member
Debra Huffman, Board Member
Jay Shepherd, Marketing Director
Joshua Huffman, Board Member
Judi Conway Patton, Chair
Lenna Goff, Office Manager
Loraine Lowe, Board Member
Ocelene Hall, Board Member
Teresa Duncan, Board Member
Tony K. Tackett, Executive Director
Presentation — Joyce Charles Clark Memorial Scholarship 2017
Each year, the Joyce Clark scholarship is awarded to students in the Big Sandy Valley who has a family member that is working, or has worked at the Shelbiana railroad yard of C.S.X. Corporation. A scholarship committee selects students based on a written application and evaluation of their academic credentials. The minimum award per student is $1,000 and the student must be present to receive the scholarship award.
Joyce Charles Clark Scholarship Committee
Virgil Osborne: Chairman
Loraine Lowe: Vice Chair
Wayne T. Rutherford
Sponsored by Shelby Railroad Reunion Host Committee in partnership with William (Bill) Clark Enterprises & Pike County Tourism CVB
12:15 p.m. Time to Bless the Food
Representative of Grace Baptist Church
3:00 p.m. *New River Train Excursion Drawing
The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society, Inc., is a sponsor of the 2017 Reunion. Register to win two train excursion tickets from Huntington to Hinton, WV on Amtrak’s Cardinal. Enjoy first class, delicious meals, etc., OCTOBER 2017!
Gary Justice Wayne T. Rutherford Jerry Slone
*Must be present to win.