Lennoxville’s annual home-grown holiday, Friendship Day, will take place this coming June 11 for the first time since 2019.
“We’re obviously starting a bit later than usual but the idea is to have an event this year,” said Ryan Smith, President of the Friendship Day Organizing committee, explaining that the committee made the call to go ahead on Tuesday evening.
Smith said that it remains to be seen what form the celebrations will take, given that the committee is working with less time than usual to put ideas together and gather funds .
“At this point we’re just happy to be able to put something together,” he said, adding that people can expect to hear more about planning and preparation in the weeks to come. Anyone looking to volunteer for the festivities can reach out to the organizing team by email at email@example.com.
“It’s been a challenging two years, to say the least,” Smith said, sharing that everyone is looking forward to being able to share some kind of celebration with the community again.
Despite the fact that Smith said that the final green light didn’t come until this week, the members of Lennoxville’s borough council approved more than $20,000 funding for the festivities as a part of their March 22 meeting.
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