The Diane Casey "Spirit of Festival" Award was established in 2003, in memory of beloved Festival Volunteer. Diane devoted countless hours to festival; offering time, suggestions and passion for the event. Diane served as Co-Chair of the event in 1987 and continued to return year after year. Diane embodied what Festival is today–by giving her time, talent, as well as making sure that great ideas came to life and that great life was brought to those ideas.
Any person or organization that meets the following guidelines may be nominated for this annual award.
- be a volunteer, performer, artist or organization involved with Festival of the Arts
- have a long time involvement with the organization
- demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and passion for the event.
- demonstrate a willingness to do whatever is necessary to help Festival of the Arts continue.