Group gives the Kootenay Festival a boost and a sendoff on Thursday

Energy and optimism wrapped up in Kootenay Festival spirit

Partners and sponsors saluted at Castlegar Community Complex

Jim Sinclair photos

A fair number of the tremendous group of organizers, partners and sponsors of the 2013 Kootenay Festival, which is set for Saturday, July 27th on Heritage Way across from the West Kootenay Regional Airport, was held Thursday, July 11 at the Castlegar Community Complex.

In the attached photo gallery you’ll notice there’s a core group of three in a lot of entries, they are likely to be the red-clad ladies handing out gifts to sponsors. They are festival volunteer committee members, from right: Audrey Maxwell-Polovnikoff, , Jacquie Hamilton and Susan Olheiser. Please click on individual photos for information.

Here is a list of the sponsors who were unable to attend the July 11 event:

• Audrey Repin of the Columbia Power Corporation

• RDCK Area J Director Gord Zaitsoff

• RDCK Area I director Andy Davidoff

• Ernie’s Used Auto Parts, Stuart Ady

Representatives of:

•Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance

• Kootenay Savings

• Zellstoff Celgar

• Waste Management

• Province of BC, Multiculturalism



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