We wish to thank the many people who assisted the exchange students with their entry in the Electric Light Parade.
Thank you to Dan and Bernedette Dillon for furnishing the trailer and their assistance in pulling the trailer and with their many ideas and decorations. Thank you to Tom Weeks with Ben Davis assisting with the generator. To John Carpino for providing the sound equipment. To Francesco Calia (Italy) for mixing the music and making it all special. A special thank you to Diane Williams for providing the heated garage while decorating the float. To Abigail Pederson for providing the house, to Susan and Maizy Hall and Yngvild Eksner (Norway) for painting the Charlie Brown shirts. To Jackie and her children Logan, Austin and McKenzie for coming to our rescue at the last minute to ride on the float. A shout out to Yngvild, Elisa Perlot (Italy), Amy Torp (Norway), Lena Klenke (Germany) and her host sisters Sarah and Amy Borges, to Benedikte Borthen (Norway), Hanne Hegvik (Norway) and Nana Iwasaki (Japan) for decorating the float and running to keep up while they passed out candy canes to the many spectators.
It was a special event for everyone and we are most grateful for all the assistance with this project.
Edie Miller and Janet Nossek, coordinators, EF Foundation for Foreign Study