The public is invited to an informal reception in the main lobby of Elkins City Hall between 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday in honor of Police Chief Rob White.
Elkins City Council voted Sept. 5 to approve the retirement of White, effective Oct. 7.
White began his career with the Elkins Police Department in October 1988. He was appointed chief of the department in June 2010.
Last week Elkins Mayor Van Broughton and Elkins City Council presented White with the key to the city and a plaque commemorating his 25 years of service to the city.