Friday, April 10, 2009

Springfield Vermont - 53rd Annual Apple Blossom Cotillion

Well, here it is, the event of the season in Springfield, Vermont, Official Home of the Simpsons .
A new poster has appeared about town advertising the 53rd Annual Apple Blossom Cotillion! The program is sponsored by the Springfield Hospital Foundation, and according to the poster "All proceeds will be used for college scholarships for health care careers.", good to hear, to be sure. The theme for the program is "A Legendary Night", and a legendary night it will be!

The occasion is already a success, in that it has also provided a worthy purpose for one of the many sad empty storefronts along the once bustling main thoroughfare in town. Considerable effort has gone into a very pleasing display of gowns that have been the highlights of Apple Blossom Cotillions from Apple Blossom Seasons gone by - the earliest gown is decidedly circa early Farrah Fawcett, and one wonders why no one saved for this display some of the earlier fashion plates.

The "Grand Performance" is slated for Saturday evening, May the second of the present year, mark it on your calendars and rush, don't walk, to your nearest vendor for your advance tickets, there is only so much room in the Dressel Gymnasium and an overflow crowd is expected to be on hand to see the crowning of the Apple Blossom Queen!

Peter Welch will be in attendance, and he will be there particularly to present a special award to Edgar May for his efforts on behalf of the Southern VT Health and Recreation Center.
Be there or be square!