Blue Ridge Arts Council will honor John and Joyce Marlow as their Arts Citizen of the Year at the 14th Annual Dinner Roast on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal. John and Joyce have been active in our community for the past 40+ years, in numerous public service endeavors, and in the support of the community, and non-profits, including the Blue Ridge Arts Council.

The evening features the arts council’s annual business meeting and a light-hearted “roast” of outstanding member of the community who have exhibited dedication, vision and commitment to the arts.

Doug Stanley and Jim Eastham will serve as emcees for the evening, which will include remarks from several invited speakers. The evening begins at 6:30 pm with a social, followed by dinner and program at 7:00pm.

Reservations for dinner and program are $60 per person and are all inclusive, and can be made by calling the arts council at 540.635.9909, or purchased online at Sponsorships are also available at the $500 and $1,000 level (tables of 8).