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Fairview resident Dave Todd is in the middle of his two-year term as Portland Rose Festival plans its comeback next year

PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND ROSE FESTIVAL/BILL BARRY - Members of the Royal Rosarians lined up along Northeast Chinook Way in Fairview Saturday morning to honor Rose Festival President Dave Todd (blue jacket). His wife, Kathleen, is also pictured at his side.It was a festive sight in Fairview Village Saturday morning when Portland Rose Festival Foundation dignitaries and members of the Royal Rosarians and the Portland Rose Society descended on the neighborhood to honor Rose Festival President Dave Todd.

Todd, a resident of the village, is in the midst of a two-year term as Rose Festival president.

On Saturday, a ceremonial rose bush was planted in front of his home on N.E. Chinook Way.

The Rose Festival will return next year after an unprecedented two-year pause due to the pandemic.PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND ROSE FESTIVAL/BILL BARRY - It was smiles all around Saturday when Dave Todd received a special ceremonial rose planting.


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