UNCG alumna Betty Cone ’62 continues to contribute to the things that make Greensboro special, and one of them is this year’s Festival of Lights, occurring this Friday. As festival director, Cone mobilized dozens of volunteers and raised thousands of dollars to stage the celebration that helps ring in the holiday season.

When the weather is warmer, she also leads organizing efforts for Greensboro’s Fun Fourth celebration. The News & Record profiled Cone in its print and online editions on Dec. 1. Click here to read more.