Organizers: First Night attendance totals about 2,000
Published 01/07/2009, Grand Forks Herald
About 2,000 people took part in the 15th annual First Night New Year’s Eve festivities in downtown Grand Forks a week ago, a number that organizers said was down “a little” but couldn’t say exactly by how much. “We know numbers were down a little, but as far as the actual event, everything went smoothly the night of,” Kim Miller, president of the First Night Greater Grand Forks board said Tuesday. “Lots of the comments I’ve heard from people were that they truly enjoyed the entertainment. Some people did miss the ice garden.”Word count: 441
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