Admiral Andy is the Three Rivers Festival mascot!
Admiral Andy Bio:
I was born in California and grew up by the beach. I loved the water as a kid and wanted to protect people, and that inspired me to join the Navy. I traveled all over the world and when I retired from the Navy and set out on one last cross country trip. I made a pit stop in Fort Wayne and noticed there was a festival going on. The Three Rivers Festival was a sight to see from junk food alley (since that’s my favorite food group), to the arts and craft booths, the midway rides, raft race, children’s fest, the parade and live music. Eventually, I decided I liked it here and thought it was time to settle down in one place. I became the Three Rivers Festival Mascot. During festival I get to do all my favorite things, hangout along the beautiful rivers, eat all the junk food, and visit with all the great people and attend as many events as I can.
When the festival is over I keep busy year around by visiting schools, and local events. I have to say this retirement life fits me well.
-Submitted By: Brittany V, Age 9, 2011