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…
Apple Commission President Todd Fryhover introduced the 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.
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.
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