On Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Creekstone Inn, the Art Alliance of Idyllwild hosted the unveiling of 19 banners representing local organizations that included the American Legion, Art Alliance of Idyllwild (2 banners) Jazz in the Pines, Idyllwild International Film Festival, Idyllwild Area Historical Society, Idyllwild Lilac Festival, Idyllwild Master Chorale, Olde English Theatre Group, Stratford Players, Animal Rescue Friends, Lemon Lily Festival, Mountain Quilters of Idyllwild, Soroptimist International of Idyllwild, Idyllwild Earth Fair, Nature Center, Idyllwild Tree Lighting, Idyllwild Garden Club and ISIS Theatre Company. The Banner Committee includes Ross Clunis, Darcy Gerdes and Shanna Robb. “Considered the first collaboration of this magnitude, the AAI is thrilled to be working side-by-side with the many organizations,” said Robb.
The colorful, eye-catching banners will be placed throughout the town at a variety of locations and will rotate throughout the year based on a schedule developed by the Banner Committee. The banner hanging is anticipated for the last week of February or first week of March.