“The initial reaction was stunned,” says Ron Frandsen, President of the Brigham City Stake. “But since then the excitement has been increasing. We’re near the boiling-over point right now.”
Hotels have been booked full since July 16, only a day after the official announcement of the groundbreaking date was made. Although the number of people predicted to attend is an ‘X-factor,’ Frandsen, who is also a member of the Coordinating Committee for the ceremony, expects a crowd.