Volunteerism celebrated at All Service Club Luncheon

All Service Club Luncheon

A packed room at the Wenatchee Convention Center Wednesday celebrated volunteerism with the All Service Club Luncheon. NCWLIFE Channel’s Eric Granstrom was there and filed this report…

2019 All Service Club Luncheon 2019-05-01

2019 All Service Club Luncheon 2019-05-01

Apple Commission President Todd Fryhover introduced the Apple Citizen of the Year, Dalton Thomas.

Apple Citizen of the Year Dalton Thomas

New Zealand’s Mark Farnham and David Wright are the Grand Marshalls. The men are the grandsons of Apple Blossom Festival founder Susan Wagner. Farnham tied their family and country to this 100-year old festival.

Grand Marshalls Mark Farnham and David Wright

The keynote speaker for Wednesday’s luncheon was Make-A-Wish Alaska-Washington Director Melissa Arias. She highlighted Wenatchee’s own Makenna Schwab and her work with actor Chris Pratt. The two combined to make a huge contribution to Make-A-Wish.

Keynote Speaker Melissa Arias

For more on the 100th Washington State Apple Blossom Festival, go to www.appleblossom.org.

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Eric Granstrom
Eric comes to NCWLIFE Channel after a 26-year career in radio, having most-recently served as the Producer of the Seahawks Radio Network; Weekend Sports Anchor on KOMO AM1000 in Seattle; and Program Director of KKRV 104.7FM/KWIQ 100.3FM/KKRT 900AM in Wenatchee and Moses Lake. Eric is an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing throughout the northwest, including co-hosting, filming and producing Dave Graybill’s “Fishing Magician TV.” Eric lives in East Wenatchee with his wife, Marion and has one daughter, Gracie (21) and two stepsons Trent (26) and Taylor (21).