|Posted by [email protected] on July 14, 2018 at 4:50 PM||comments (1)|
It is almost here, the 4th annual Boys & Girls Club Movie in the Park! I big thank you to all of our sponsors jumping on board once again to make it a huge success. This year's edition is of a Hawaii theme to it, and we are pleased to have Lita Prince and some hula dancers preceding the movie. We are going to have some prizes for best dressed, so put on you best in relation to our movie ( a secret, kind of- license conditions) but its a great movie for all ages to enjoy. Papa Thom will also be there singing some great tunes. Wesjet has kindly donated roundtrip airfare for two people, anywhere they fly, so tickets ar $20 each, all proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Club Peachland. They can be purchased at Boys & Girls Club, Visitor Centre or Coldwell Banker on Beach Avenue. The weather looks good for the event, we have drinks,popcorn, candy and pizza for sale (Waterfront Grill) for sale at the event. Bring your family, friends and lets enjoy some community spirit, and old ot young you will enjoy this movie!
|Posted by [email protected] on July 24, 2017 at 7:55 PM||comments (1)|
We have been working hard for this year's event and it's got bigger with so many exciting events. The event now starts at Cousins Park at 4pm. The City of Peachland and the Mayor Cindy Fortin kicks off the event with a FREE BBQ, of course with refeshments. Peachland Lions Club is firing up the grill this year and we thank them so much, there always come thru for community spirit. The party is a thank you to the residents off Peachland, along Beach Avenue, and other side streets, who worked hard to keep the flood waters out. Also the workers from the city, regional, and province really did a outstanding job. This get together along with some short speechs from the Mayor, Dan Albas, MP, Dan Ashton, MLA, our beloved Fire Chief Dennis, and others will be great to hear. We have a special banner in which you can sign and say Thank You. There are so many things for the kids to do. We have a power water slide, a dunk tank, rumour has it the Mayor and Dal Albas will be in it, a toonie for a throw. Valley First Credit Union event crew will be there, with face painting and other games. Peachland Boys & Girls Club will also have some outdoor fun activities for the kids.
The signature event is a fund raiser for the Peachland Boys & Girls Club, so donations are accepted , nice to help them out. They are also having a raffle, a excellent prize and a excellent clause. You buy a ticket for $20.00 and your name is draw right before the movie, and you are on your way anywhere where WESTJET flies for two people return trip. That would be sweet! There are only 350 tickets, so odds are in your favor. Pre sales are available at the Boys & Girls Club Peachland on Beach, and Johnson Meier Insurance and both the Coldwell Banker offices.
With free food and drink, and kids having a blast, we have some music entertainment, country western band Dion Westbrod & The Unbranded take the stage at 6:30pm. They are excellent, and so glad we have them for you to enjoy.
The movie this year in case you dont know is "A Dog Purpose" a really good flim about dogs. The pre show starts at 8:30pm ( draw for Westjet raffle at 8:45pm) . The weather looks great, and a excellent family event.
So many sponsors we like to thank, who always support The Peachland Boys & Girls Club and this event.
Cecile Guilbault Group - Coldwell Banker - Cecile Guilbault and Julia Debolt, thanks so much for your support.
Rose Valley Vet Clinic- West Kelowna- thanks to Dr. Moshe Oz and all his staff, best vet in the Okanagan.
Larry Guilbault - Coldwell Banker - Larry Guilbault- thanks so much for your support.
WESTJET- AMAZING COMPANY AND PEOPLE
TNI Network , Lakeside Notary-, Lakeside Auto Care, Valley First Credit Union, Dave Collins- Coldwell Banker, Peachland View, Canadian Tire West Kelowna, Peachland Chamber of Commerce, Johnson Meier Insurance, Xocolicious Fine Belgian Chocolate,
Todd's RV & Camping, Edward Jones, Westside Curb Appeal, Peachland Visitor Center, and Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty.
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THESE AMAZING PEOPLE AND COMPANIES. TRUE PEACHLAND SPIRIT.
|Posted by [email protected] on May 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM||comments (1)|
Another year has gone by, and we getting ready for the 3rd installment of the Boys & Girls Club Outdoor Movie in Cousins Park. This years event has been scheduled for Saturday July 29, 2017 all starting at 7pm. We are in the process of picking this year's movie, and getting our sponsors on board to make another successful fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club. We think we have a great family movie in the works, which all Peachlanders and our visitors will enjoy. We will have a annoucement soon. So excited once again to host the event, hope to see you there.
|Posted by [email protected] on July 19, 2016 at 4:15 PM||comments (1)|
We are getting all of our dino's in a row and ready to roll out Boys & Girls Club 2nd Annual Movie in the Park. The Big Movie is Jurassic World. We are changing venue's this year from Hertitage Park, to Cousins Park, by the yellow schoolhouse. We are praying for hot sunny skies. We are so happy our sponsors came thru once again this year in order to make it possible for the residents of Peachland to enjoy a night out with their families.
The sponsors we have to once again praise for community spirit are New Monaco, TNI Network, Peachland Chamber of Commerce, Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty, Bliss Bakery, Johnson Meier Insurance, Edward Jones, Westside Curb Appeal, and Todd's RV & Camping. A big kudo's to Todd's for celebrating 60 years in Peachland.
Also we can't forget our media partners, Ez Rock, Sun Fm, Peachland View, and the City of Peachland. This years event will be hosted once again by the sister- brother real estate agents in Peachland, Cecile Guilbault & Larry Guilbault of Coldwell Banker.
The Big Star of this event is the Boys & Girls Club of Peachland. Not only are we excited by providing family entertainment on a warm summer night, but also bring awareness to the important community organization in our town. The event if free but suggested donations are $3 per person or $10 per family. Come out, have some fun, help raise some money for the Boys and Girls Club, and please thank the sponsors by dropping by their business and just say Hello. Community Spirit is a great thing with deciated businesses making it a great place to live.
|Posted by [email protected] on April 30, 2016 at 3:40 PM||comments (0)|
Looking back on the 2015 event at Heritage Park, it was a great success being the 1st annual ever outdoor movie night in Peachland. The day before was hot and sunny, the day of the movie a mixed day of clouds and wind, the next day hot and sunny. Even with the cooler climate and light winds and the possible sign of rain, some 250 people from the community and visitors took to Heritage Park to see Paddington. I have to say, the production crew and myself were a bit nervous around 4pm when the screen was being blown up and we were hoping for the best. Our prayers were answered around 7pm when the winds died, and it was quite pleasant at the start of the movie. As i was enjoying the movie Paddington, I could see the clouds going away making room for dark clear skies, and at the end of the movie it was a bit chilly, but we made it. It was a good plan to have a blanket nearby. It turned out to be a very good event for the whole family.
Everyone really liked the movie Paddington, even the adults were surprized how much they enjoyed it. We had dodged the rain, and cold, and made a difference for the Peachland Boys & Girls Club. We raised almost $1900 for a 3 hour event, which was great for the Boys & Girls Club. I was happy many sponsors and individuals stepped up and really helped the event be a success. Marty Edwards provided excellent pre movie music, Doris was busy selling marmalade sandwiches, the members of the Boys and Girls club were selling drinks, popcorn and candy, the Rotary Club selling some great food, Out sponsors of the event were much needed for the event, and we say Thank You and we will see you in 2016.
|Posted by [email protected] on June 29, 2015 at 1:35 AM||comments (0)|
It such a pleasure to write the first blog detailing Peachland's 1st Annual movie night upcoming on August 15. It all possible by some excellent sponsors, the Boys & Girls Club of Peachland, City of Peachland, and of course the star of the show 'Paddington". Fresh Air Cinema of Vancouver are coming out to Peachland with there biggest screen, and here's hoping to a beautiful summer night on the Lake at Heritage Park. It promises to be a real family outing for all to enjoy. As we get closer to the event , I will go into detail of providing insight into our great sponsors of the event, the good work being done at the Boys & Girls Club in Peachland, and if I'm lucky may get a pre -movie interview with Paddington. Stay tuned.