Original 5 take a bow from Festival of Trees committee
From left, Kay Buchanan, Giselle Bell and Bonnie Rodda are three of the five original organizers of the Festival of Trees. Along with Nancy Shelton and Sandy Crouse, the executive team is known as the "Festival Five." This year the Festival of Trees will be held at Vacaville Ice Sports. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
VACAVILLE — The Festival Five have decided it's time for some fresh blood to take charge of the Vacaville Festival of Trees.
It has been 25 years for the members of the committee, which included Giselle Bell, Kay Buchanan, Bonnie Rodda, Nancy Shelton and Judy Walton. They began the fundraising event for Opportunity House in 1991.
"We want to step back and let the younger generations have a crack at it," said Bell, co-chairwoman of the Vacaville Festival of Trees. Continue Reading