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Tag: Daffodil Queen


VIDEO: Highlights from soggy second day at the Spring Fair

Friday was a wet day at the Spring Fair in Puyallup, but that didn’t keep kiddos and families from coming out for the annual event, which runs today through Sunday. Aussie Kingdom was a new attraction, letting kids get up close and personal with furry critters from Down Under. For more information about the fair and its events through the weekend, visit thefair.com/spring-fair.

Below is a video of some of the highlights from Friday afternoon at the Spring Fair.


Foundation provides Daffodil Royalty Court $53,000 in scholarships

The annual Daffodil Festival is known for parades, pageantry and princesses. Beyond the title of princess and queen, the 24 girls from high schools across Pierce County are given scholarships from the Daffodil Scholarship Foundation to help each of them attend college.

The foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, a separate entity from the Daffodil Festival that provides the Daffodil Royal Court with funding for continued education each year.

“We want to be able to provide these girls with a higher education,” said Sue Hudson, foundation president. “That was one of the reasons the foundation was

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