- Category: Chamber Events
Local artist Jane Potts, 90, was the featured artist of the Daylily Art & Garden Festival on May 21 at the square. She was recognized during the opening ceremony. Emma Kate Buchanan, 13, won Best of Show and $100 in the Youth Art Contest and William Mitchell, 6, won the T-Shirt Design Award and $50.
The First Place Award winners in the Youth Art Contest were: front row (left to right) - Conner Terry, Martin Mitchell and Gray Hardy; middle - Brodie Burdeshaw, Mackenzie Killingsworth, and Rowan Simpkins; back - Dalilah Spicer and Haley Ledbetter. The students each won ribbons and $25 cash prizes.
Luke Stevens presented a $1,000 Allstate Good Hands Grant to the City and Chamber for the Youth Art & Children’s Activities programs of the festival.
The event was sponsored by K-Time Gifts & Apparel, Durden Outdoor, HNB First Bank, Alabama Power, HealthFirst Family Medicine, Azalea Court and Smith True Value. Art sponsors were Peoples South Bank, Odds & Ends and Falkner Crop Insurance.