The Milbank Lions Club is pleased to announce they have passed the Milbank Snow Queen Festival crown to The Valley Express. This November, The Valley Express will stage the 2018 Snow Queen Festival, which has been an institution in Milbank since 1963.
Kathy Ward, co-owner of The Valley Express stated, “We are excited to be able to continue this opportunity for the girls in our community. We plan to bring our own sense of energy, creativity, and enthusiasm to the festival. Diana Allen and June Van Asch, who have served as co-chairs of the Lions Club Snow Queen, have a long history with organizing the event and will serve as an important resource.”
Dezmond Ward, co-founder of the company, said, “The Valley Express is proud to carry on this timeless tradition. We thank the Lions Club for their many years of service to the community, and look forward to the continued success of the Milbank Snow Queen Festival.”
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Pictured above: Milbank Lions Club Representatives June Van Asch and Diana Allen, 2017 Miss Milbank Snow Queen Clare Van Dover, Kathy Ward and Dezmond Ward of The Valley Express.