WENATCHEE —The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival announced 2011 volunteer awards last month at the Wenatchee Community Center.
Award winners were:
Committee of the Year: Float Design and Construction committee
Volunteer of the Year: Shayne Rennie
Rookie of the Year: Claudia Wiggins
Director General Award: Stemilt Growers Inc.
Busy Bees Award: Pat McDonald, Adele Haley, Sally Feil, Alisa Allen and Sharon Cockrum
A tribute was presented in honor of retiring board members, including outgoing Director General Ron Berschauer, Applarian Chancellor Walt Wittgow, Albert Kissler, Julie Kuntz, Lori Reed, Shayne Rennie, Gale Vradenburg and royalty chaperone Barb Trandum.
The festival selected “Walking on Sunshine” as its 2012 theme.
Next year’s festival will take place April 26 through May 6.