Wall O’ Lanterns is a no-glow this year

 

The host Aldergrove Business Association won’t be able to put on a popular Halloween event this year.

The Wall O’Lanterns Festival has been cancelled for 2014, but will hopefully be back in 2015, said Aldergrove Business Association president Ken Kendall.

 Without necessary sponsorship, the $10,000 budget can’t be secured, so the merchants’ group was “unfortunately unable to move forward,” he said.

“I would like to deeply thank those Aldergrove businesses and individuals who stepped up and got us to about half our goal,” Kendall said.

“You are all to be appreciated for your generosity of your time, money, and support, and for your commitment to the community.”

The hope, he said, is to have the Wall event back in 2015, and “to make it an even better and bigger community event going forward.”

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