Wednesday, May 29, 2024

 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Announces Director General and Theme for 2023


 Wenatchee-The Apple Blossom Festival announces that Siobhan Fryhover, will be heading up the 104th Apple Blossom Festival as Director General.  Siobhan Fryhover will oversee the Board of Directors and the progress of Festival 2023.  Matt Smeller will serve as the Chancellor of the Wenatchee Applarians, the official hosting group of the Festival. Craig Field will serve as Fryhover’s Assistant Director General, and Curt Ulrich will be the Program Director, which puts him in line to become the Director General in the year 2025.
The theme for the 104th Festival is “We’re All In This Together”.  Fryhover says, “I chose this theme because most of my successes and choices throughout my life have been guided by teams and relationships.  I have never done anything on my own accord!   It’s been about family, friends, faith and of course relationships.  When you volunteer for Apple Blossom we are all definitely in it together!” Work is currently underway for the official logo that will be displayed on the Booster Pin and T-shirts. The first event for the Apple Blossom Festival is the Annual Fundraising Auction on October 22, 2022.
The remaining Board of Directors and Chairpeople are:
 2023 Board of Directors:

Kathy Campbell, MaryAnn Castro, Steve Evitt, Chelsea Ewer, Wendy Focht, Susan Mullen (Chief for the Day), Christine Reed, Shayne Rennie (Youth Parade) Elliot Salmon
2023 Chair people:
Kelly Atwood (Arts & Crafts), Deanna Bollinger (Auction), Brad Bozett (Golf Tournament) Sally Feil (Visiting Royalty), Daryl Ferguson (Grand Parade), Gavin Gahringer (Pageant Director) Mikael Gavin (Junior Royalty Chaperone), Adele Haley (Royalty Chaperone), Alex Haley (Beer Garden) Keith & Robin Huffaker (Floats) Amy Moubray (Entertainment), Darren Goehner (Auction), Pat Lynn (Visiting Royalty), Malcolm McLellan (Legal Consultant), Claudia Wiggins (Art Print).
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