Festival Officials

Four elected offices, each serving a 2-year term, for the Springboro Christmas Festival committee: President, Vice-President,
Treasurer, and Secretary.

Get to know the 2021 officials:

Meet our Grand Marshal – Carol Hughes


We are proud to announce that our 2021 Christmas in Springboro parade Grand Marshal will be Carol Hughes. Carol is a 9-year resident of Springboro, and lives in the Heatherwoode Golf Course Community. Carol has been President of the Springboro Chamber of Commerce since 2010 and retired July 30th, 2021. Prior to the Chamber, Carol was Executive Director of the Coffman YMCA.

Carol was sworn in as District 6670 Governor for the 2021-2022 Rotary year beginning July 2021. Carol is the only elected Rotary official in southwest Ohio for this year. Her goals include increasing membership, adding more women to Rotary, and inspiring clubs to reach out in their communities to people who have a passion for service. So far, Carol has visited 31 out of the 47 Rotary Clubs in her district.

Carol’s partner is Ray Kramp, who is the central Indiana Rotary Governor. In her free time, she likes walking exercising, reading, gardening, camping and spending time with her family (4 adult children and 4 grandchildren). She is the proud co-owner of a 27 foot, class A motor home!

President Wendell Weimer
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    Wendell s originally from Ithaca, Ohio and has been part of the Springboro Community for many years. He has been a part of the South Dayton Church of Christ here in Springboro for over 15 years. He has volunteered the last 13 years on the festival committee and now serves as the President.

Vice-President Gavin Peters
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    Full time owner/operator of his security business, GHP Services. He was born and raised in Springboro and year after year dedicated countless hours to making sure our festival runs smoothly. He has volunteered on the Springboro Christmas Festival committee for over 30 years!

Treasurer Yolanda Oster
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    Raised in the Springboro/Lebanon communities since she was 5 years old. She has a background and degree in Hospitality Management working her side business as an Event Planner for the last 5 years in conjunction with her career position as a Project Manager. She has volunteered on the festival committee for the last 3 years.

Secretary Jerad Weimer
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    From West Chester, Ohio and currently live in Lebanon, Ohio. Jared has volunteered on the committee since 2015. He is Active Duty for the Ohio Army National Guard currently completing his 19th year in uniform.

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