Chatham Rotarians were treated to an informative program by Don Nodtvedt, Founder & Chairman of Board of Southside Region Celebration. Don Nodtvedt is a retired Plant Manager of the Danville Nestle Corporation and Former Director of the Boys and Girls Club of the Danville Area. Don was introduced by Chatham Rotarian Jimmy Barts, also a member of the board for Southside Region Celebration.
Don’s presentation stressed that Southside Region Celebration, “Celebrate” is an interdenominational, interracial professional music group with a vision of “One Community, One Savior”. At nearly one hundred members strong, with a full orchestra, worship team, and choir, the group has members from over 24 area churches. Don’s passion for “Celebrate” was evident as he spoke to the group.
Don emphasized their strong commitment to create and deliver multiple quality praise, gospel, and worship services to the community and churches in multiple venues. Don reviewed the history and organization of Celebrate and expressed the desire for community members who want to be part of such an inspiring group to consider sharing their talents as musicians, choral members, or praise leaders by joining Celebrate.