Keep the Lilac Parade "Afloat"Posted: Updated:
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Lilac Festival Association is asking for your help today to keep Spokane's Lilac Parade "afloat." This year, the Spokane Lilac Festival Association came forward to tell Spokane it was very close to having to close its doors, ending a nearly 70-year tradition.
The SLFA is a non-profit that provides the celebration. Since the announcement, volunteers have been working to raise funds to "keep the parade afloat."
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