Coastal Concerts recently announced the appointment of Doug Barton to its board of directors.

Barton first joined the organization as a volunteer in February after seeing an ad in the Coastal Point for a Coastal Concerts presentation.

Barton is part of a team that provides marketing and communications support for Coastal Concerts.

“This is more than a casual interest for me. It’s become a hobby. I’m also motivated by the dedication of other volunteers who work so diligently to stage six concerts a year at Bethel Methodist Church Hall along with two to four outreach performances in neighboring communities. Coastal Concerts also grants music scholarships and accepts instrument donations to give to students in need,” he said.

Barton is real estate agent with Long & Foster in Bethany Beach. He and his wife, Millie, are residents of Forest Landing, where Barton also serves on the master board for the homeowners’ association.

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