Volunteers Prepare For 119th Tontitown Grape Festival

Jul 20, 2017 246

BY: BERAIAH BAKER

With three weeks to spare, volunteers are starting to prepare the homemade pasta for the 119th annual Tontitown Grape Festival. Volunteer Jettie Franco said participating in the festival is a way to share a piece of her Italian heritage with her family and the community.

"I think that's what happens in a lot of nationalities, they don't pass down their traditional things and I think that you should always keep some tradition," Franco said. Her husband Roy Franco started volunteering about 83 years ago.

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SOURCE: http://5newsonline.com

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