The board of directors of the 15th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival is pictured. In front from left are treasurer, Mell Hamlyn; secretary, Matt Zidle; vice president, Ann Dehetre-Arsenault; and president, John Davis; back, balloonmeister, Walter Crites; and directors, Rick O’Brien, Bob Waterman, Eric Tiner, Jan Sullivan, Tracey Steuber and Mike Theriault. Absent were Bonnie Edwards and Mike Klemanski. A meeting was held recently to begin planning for the 2007 event to be held Aug. 17, 18 and 19. For more information, visit