Queen’s Tea

Not certain why it’s called a Queen’s Tea – I didn’t see the queen (not named at this point in the process) and I’m pretty sure no one drank tea that day. Linda Dunfee (foreground next to the grinning idiot) has the best job in the festival – she serves as chaperone to the Queen […]

Queen’s Tea

Not as formal an event as some, the Queen’s Tea is the first of the Queen’s Pageant activities. While I’m sure it’s stressful for the participants, it is a more intimate setting than many for the Chairman. I’m really looking forward to speaking to the ladies and their parents. At least at this point, this […]

Kick Off Speech

Welcome to the 2010 Troy Strawberry Festival! I am excited to be the Chairman for this year’s festival.  I’m also humbled. I have worked in a variety of volunteer roles through the years, but nothing compares to this. Our community is incredibly fortunate to have this kind of event. All of us benefit – some […]

Official Chairman’s Photo

I’m not officially allowed to wear the red coat until after the Kick Off for this year’s event – but I did manage to grab it for the official photo shoot.  Glen Eppleston did a great job with the committee chair photos this year.  Unfortunately, you can’t do much with some subjects. I wish I […]