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General News · 24th July 2013
A Huge Thank You To All The Cortes Day Volunteers++++

Another great community undertaking on Saturday July 20, 2013 and many thanks go out to all those who helped ensure another successful Cortes Day.

Opening Ceremonies
Ken Hanuse

Queen & King
Queen Trude and King Karl

Organization & Parade Marshall Lori Anne Patten

Ernie Peterson, Laurel Bohart, Pawl & Claudia, Radika & Ali, La Mancha’s Dream Caravan, Andy Vine, Danielle Arcand & Leonard Woywitka and Tamara Sunsong

Andy Vine, Hannu Huuskonen and Parker Johnson for the use of his generator.

Nail Sail & Bail
Race Official Captain Luc Bugeaud
Organization Trygve and Ira Ellingsen, Luc Bugeaud, Mark Christian

Nail Sail & Bail Donations
Cortes Market, Good Libations, Hollyhock, Cortes Natural Food Coop, Cortes Connection, Diana Manson, Squirrel Cove Trading Company, The Market Takeout

Annie and David Belcourt provided great t-shirts for Nail, Sail, Bail once again

Pontoon Boat Donation
John and Sherry Sprungman

Chicken Poop
Gord & Charlene Gram and family

Hamburger Table
Mags Johnston, Jim Kearney, David Drysdale, Claude and Penny Rossman, Ann Dewar, Diana Safarik, Sherry Sprungman, Phil Foster, Lynn and Ray Martilla, Kyra Sherman, Mary Clair Preston, and Hollyhock for the yummy organic lettuce.

Pie Table
Mary Lavelle, Dana Davis, Claudia Raaen and Thank You to all those wonderful pie and cake bakers

Horse Shoe Tournament
26 years with Surge Laberge and if we’re lucky maybe one more.

Recycling Centre
Dova, her #1 & 2 Brian & Wendy, the free store ladies Elinore, Hilke, Uschi
and the delightful insightful Gayle representing the regional district

Kids Games
Lovena and Ryan Harvey, Tamara McPhail

Set Up/Tear Down
Mark Appleyard, Andy Vine, Hannu Huuskonen, Mary Lavelle, Parker and Ashley Johnson, Jim Murphy, John Sprungman, Mark Christian, Claudia Raaen, Pawl Khan

Cortes Day Coordinator
Mary Lavelle

Emergency Services
RCMP, Cortes Volunteer Fire Department, Canadian Coast Guard, BC Paramedics

BC Parks and Tim Lloyd for the use of beautifully mowed Smelt Bay Provincial Park.