Olivia Dawson, festival coordinator for the annual N.C. Blueberry Festival, was named to a state trade association board.
Dawson joined the N.C. Association of Festivals and Events’ board of directors. The association is an organization representing festival and event coordinators, key volunteers and vendors to the industry, according to a news release.
“I am honored to serve with an organization that shares information that makes all of the state events and festivals stronger and better,” said Dawson, who has organized the annual N.C. Blueberry Festival – held in downtown Burgaw – for the past five years.
She also has been involved in the Eastern North Carolina Events and Festivals Consortium.
This year’s Blueberry Festival is June 16-17.
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