For twenty years, several non-profit organizations have served the Foothills communities, and on Saturday, August 25, four of the organizations gathered at George Lane Park to commemorate their history, and celebrate their twentieth anniversaries.

Sue Stegmeier from the Literacy For Life Foundation, says the event was a great way of celebrating the fact that they all started roughly twenty years ago.

"So the groups we have with us today are the Literacy for Life Foundation, The Wildrose Community Connections, Foothills SNAPS and the Foothills Fetal Alcohol Society. We all became organizations approximately around the same time, around twenty years ago, we just think it was a good time to show what the four agencies have done."

Stegmeier says she is astounded by the communities support, and was pleased with the events turnout.

"The more we get awareness out and promote our efforts the more feedback and support we get from our communities which is great, and events like this are a lot of fun, and also a great way of reflecting on our futures, our next twenty years of continued community support."

The event featured dancing from the Filipino and Latino cultural communities, along with cake and activities for kids.

To commemorate the organizations commitment to the community, a ribbon was cut by a representative from each organization, to symbolize unity and support.


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