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The Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band and Summer Chorus, featuring soloist Dr. Minnita Daniel-Cox will be presenting “Troy 200! Happy Birthday!” with conductor Patrick Reynolds for this year’s Troy Mayors’ Concert.

The concert is set for 7 p.m. Sundayn on Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy.

Bicentennial-themed musical selections will add to the celebration of the annual concert. Coincidentally, the music of the “Star Spangled Banner,” also was written 200 years ago.

Two of Troy’s own will also be featured as well. John Slonaker as guest conductor and Rachael Boezi will perform the “National Anthem.”

The event is free and open to the public, but is entirely dependent on 100 percent tax-deductible contributions from individuals, corporate sponsors and foundations. The communities continuing support are both needed and appreciated. Donations may be made to Troy Mayors’ Concerts Inc., 2315 McKaig Ave., Troy, OH 45373.

As in past years, handicapped parking will be available and Girl Scouts will be available to assist with wheelchairs. Some seating will be available, but participants may wish to bring their own lawn chair.

For this concert, the Troy Public Square will be closed to traffic on Sunday from approximately 5 p.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m. to facilitate this concert on Prouty Plaza. The areas to be closed are Siuth Market Street at Franklin Street, North Market Street at Water Street, West Main Street at Cherry Street and East Main Street at Walnut Street.

Additionally, the North Cherry Street parking lot will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday for the placing of the cannons.

The rain location is Hobart Arena.

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