Members of the Lemon Bay Chord Company are traveling around the community today and Friday to sing as special Valentine’s Day barbershop quartets. In the Englewood area contact Peggie Sue at 260-417-1230.

Looking for a last-minute gift idea for Valentine’s Day?

How about saying “I Love You” with a song? For $35, a Barbershop Quartet from the Lemon Bay Chord Company barbershop chorus will come to the location of your choice and sing two love songs and present your Valentine with a rose. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Chord Company, which provides scholarships each year for local students.

A quartet is available anytime between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. today and Friday. In the Englewood area, contact Peggie Sue at 260-417-1230. In the Venice area call Jim at 941-223-1425.

The Lemon Bay Chord Company is based in Englewood, but sings all over the area. It’s a member of the Sunshine District of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Chord Company director Steve Dygert is always looking for new members. The group sings at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Christ Lutheran Church, 701 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood.

For more on joining group, reach out to Art Ruth at 941-429-0215 or visit the group’s Facebook page by searching “Lemon Bay Chord Company.”


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