Utah Best of State Gala 2016 a Grand Event

May 18, 2016 was a night to remember. I returned from Bulgaria for a short time, where I was offering new Easter themed art exhibitions and demonstrations. The reason that was strong enough to draw me across the ocean was the Utah Best of State Gala. Sitting at a table with family and friends in […]

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your nomination is a 2016 Best of State Winner

I awoke this Monday morning to gloomy skies which threaten to provide a third day of rainy drizzly skies. Not the best way to start a week. Then, after taking care of the normal morning requirements, I opened my email and read the following from Nate Fairclough: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your nomination is a 2016 Best of […]

Best of State 2015

The Utah best of State Award Gala was May 9, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. As in the past years I have attended, the event was overboard with great entertainment and food. Shauna Lake and Mark Koelbel were co-Masters of Ceremony. Savannah Lancaster, Miss Utah Teen USA 2104 and Nicol Elizabeth Powell, Miss […]