On behalf of the Friends of the San Jacinto Mountain County Parks, I would like to thank the following people without whom we could not have put on the 2012 Lemon Lily Festival and Bluegrass Concerts: Toni Berthelotte, Kris Brenner, Reba Coulter, Ted Cummings, Deanna Eversolle, Pat Hughes, Shelley Kibby, Erin O’Neill, George Ray, Dave Stith, Bryan Tallent, Sandy Tatich, Mary Ann E. Miller, Grace Reed, Veda Roubideaux and Gail Spiegel.
I would also like to thank the following Idyllwild organizations for their presence and support of Lemon Lily Festival events both in town and at the Idyllwild Nature Center: Animal Rescue Friends of Idyllwild, The Associates of Idyllwild Arts, California Highway Patrol Officer Bill Strom, Explorer Post 655 in Beaumont, the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce, the Idyllwild Garden Club, Idyllwild Rotary Club, Idyllwild Quilters, Living Free, Pine Cove Property Owners Association and the Riverside County Economic Development Agency M.A.R.S. and U.S. Army Sgt. Ian Fritz of the Hemet recruiting office.
The tireless efforts of these people have resulted in a festival that will be fun for the whole family and help to educate, celebrate and restore the lemon lily to our mountains.