Megan Marshall receives City Service Award

City Price Volunteer Megan Marshall received a service award for her ongoing coordination and support of Price City at Wednesday night’s council meeting.

Marshall has volunteered as an event coordinator for Price City for 10 years, including events such as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the International days Parade. Around the time of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Marshall approached Price City Council member Layne Miller with the idea of ​​having a Renaissance Fair the first week of May. With only a few months to prepare, Marshall led the first annual Renaissance Fair which was held at Price City Peace Gardens.

“Not only did she pull it off, but she did it in a way that I can’t believe,” Councilman Miller said.

With a start-up fund of just $1,000 donated by the board, Marshall got to work. She applied for a scholarship Carbon County Visitor Center, which she later received, for out-of-area publicity. This included digital billboards in high traffic areas of Wasatch Front, advertisements on IHeartRadio, targeted social media posts in the Wasatch Front area as well as the Grand Junction, Colorado area, and articles printed marketing materials placed throughout the state.

“Thank you for trusting me,” Marshall said. “I could not have succeeded in the short time we had without my very strong support system.”

Marshall’s support system consisted of the event committee, including Jason Marshall, Steven and Susan Kerr, James Huff, Clinton and Kimberlee Broadhead, Michael and Kat Clark, Tracilynn Landreth Angelsey, Troy Sweeten, Melanie Archibeque and Ben Jones in as event announcer.

Marshall also thanked the council for their support as well as the city employees who went above and beyond to maintain the park, close the streets and operate the sound equipment.

“What makes a good leader is bringing people together and helping them see your vision, and that’s what you do with any event or mission that comes your way,” the Price City mayor said. , Michael Kourianos, on behalf of the board. “We appreciate that.”

The Renaissance Fair 2023 is already scheduled for the first weekend in May and will include Crusaders from Salt Lake City as well as fire artists.