WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU) Leah Alters, the Executive Director of Wausau Area Events, is leaving for a job in Ohio. She'll become the director of the Columbus Arts Festival.
While in Wausau, she led the group that organized the annual holiday parade, the Big Bull Falls blues festival, the hot-air balloon rally, and dozens of other events on the 400 block downtown.
Alters had been an assistant running the Uptown Art Festival in Minneapolis before coming to Wausau three years ago. The festival she'll run in Ohio is one of the largest in the Midwest, attracting more than 200 artists each June. Her last day in Wausau will be January 1st.