Photos by Jim Sinclair
Sunfest 2013 kicked off on Friday, May 31.
As with other years, one of the big draws was the Miss Castlegar Pageant held at Stanley Humphries Secondary School.
Congratulations to Hannah Streleoff, (Miss Rotary), this year’s Miss Castlegar.
Congratulations also to Rachel teBulte (Miss Royal Canadian Legion) Miss Castlegar Princess for 2013.
Photo gallery contains a number of special guests from other cities from across Southern B.C.
Pictured holding portraits of themselves are the five contestants: from left Miss Sunrise (2000) Rotary Leah Wesko; Rachel teBulte and Hannah Streleoff; Stefany Rasmussen (Miss Selkirk Lions); and Melissa Markin, Miss Speedy Glass.
Included in the gallery is a photo of outgoing royalty Miss Castlegar 2012 Leeza Perehudoff crowning this year’s winner as Miss Castlegar Princess 2012 Danielle De Git looks on.
Friday attractions also included The Fab Fourever, a high quality Beatles tribute band at Kinsmen Park, featuring:
Jody Tennant as Paul,
Kevin Davey as John,
Jean-Luc Perron as George, and
Paul Kaszonyi as Ringo.
Action photos from the park are featured as well.
The staff from Kootenay Savings fire up the BBQ downtown in their annual event. This year the fundraising was for the Community Harvest Food Bank in Castlegar. The staff working the event are Paul Maier, Greg Popoff, Jan Kambick, Laurie Taylor, Diane Sirois, Donna Nazaroff.