Couple 'devastated' to have to end Gingerfest

Aaron Krause • Dec 6, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Jody and Tom Lesch started Gingerfest as a way to tell their young nieces and nephews stories about Christmas times past and other such memories.

"We've created memories for hundreds of kids," a somber Jody Lesch said Monday.

The Norwalk resident was subdued and at one point fought back tears, because after this year, Gingerfest will be but a memory. After this year, they will no longer have the financial means to continue hosting the week-long event during the holiday season.

A story about the Lesches and Gingerfest was published on the front page of Tuesday's Norwalk Reflector.

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