The 50th annual Florida Seafood Festival received a great deal of attention from people in high places.
President John Solomon and the entire board for the festival worked extra hard to make this important anniversary special and everyone agrees they succeeded.
Out of respect for their labors, this year’s festival received recognition from
State Senator Bill Montford (D- Monticello) issued a proclamation “commending the board members and volunteers who have given so generously of their time and talents throughout the years to make the festival an enduring success.”
The proclamation goes on to recount how Apalachicola created seafood festival to lure tourists back to US 98 after the opening of bypass route
Not to be outdone, Cong. Steve Southerland (
Southerland praised not just the festival but also, the seafood workers he describes as the “backbone of
Praise rained down from the governor’s mansion as well.
Governor Rick Scott and members of his cabinet issued a resolution Oct. 4, calling on all of
Perhaps we value most the admiration of those near and dear. Solomon and his crew also received recognition from their friends and neighbors on Oct. 8, when Apalachicola Mayor Van Johnson and the city commission issued a proclamation commending the festival volunteers and thanking them for their great service to the city.