Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will attend one of the largest and oldest reunions in the South Branch Valley of eastern West Virginia on Sunday near the Grant-Pendleton County line to take part in the dedication of a 175-year-old church.
The Alt-Kimble reunion will begin with the annual meeting of the Old Judy Log Church, built in 1837, which has recently received a new roof. Church services will begin at 10 a. m. in the log church with the Rev. Richard Longbon officiating. The dedication ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Organizers said this year's reunion is expected to draw a large crowd in excess of 500 people. There will be several prizes awarded to those in attendance in the following categories: Oldest Person, male and female; Oldest Wedding Anniversary; Youngest Married Couple; Youngest Grandmother; Youngest Grandfather; Youngest Baby; Person Traveling the farthest distance; and Family with the largest number present.
The Old Judy Log Church, built in 1837, is the highlight of the annual Alt-Kimble reunion set for Sunday. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will assist in the dedication of the church.
Concessions will be provided by the reunion association. All family and friends are invited to attend.