General News · 15th August 2017
Huge thank you to the community that helped make the 50 Summers of Love festival such a great day:
Rick Bockner: for organizing the music
Loni Taylor for site prep, management, and more.
Dancing Wolf, Jyoti, and team for the beauty
Andrea, Thea, Megan Block for food and vast help.
Ken Hanuse for his warm welcome from Klahoose Nation
Scotty Martin & Hannu Huuskonen for brilliant sound
Linnaea Farm and Tamara for the beautiful site, patience, and support in clean-up.
Denise, Caz, Holly, Lisa, and Hollyhock for the flowers
Amy Bockner for the beautiful flower arch
Lisa Gibbons for the T-shirt design
Cortes Connection for the shuttle
The ticket sellers: Cortes Market, Co-op, Gorge Marina, Hollyhock, and Squirrel Cove Store.
To the Co-op for food donations
Richard Trueman for the historic photograph gallery
CKTZ, Howie, Greg, and all for spreading the word
Mark Braaten, Shantima, Jonah, Fred, Hannu, and Matt for stage construction.
Courtenay Pollock for the backdrop, and Laura Balducci and Chris for boating to Lund to pick it up
Tony and Joe for creative help before and after
All the gracious volunteers on the site.
The foodies and artists
The stunning and talented musicians: You really were the stars of the show, every one.
To Mary Lavelle and Rick for hosting
To Fiona Young for her spirit of healing compassion
To Doug Weyler for the inspiration
And to all who attended and made the day so full of love, caring, and spirit. The festival was an "awesome affirmation of who we are as a community," Mark Braaten reminded us, "to play freely at Peace and Love again for at least one day."
Photos by Richard Trueman. More here: http://www.richardtrueman.com/50Summers/index.html
More thank you:
Comment by Rex Weyler on 17th August 2017
Lamme and Kalyani on the decoration team
Jim Kearney for making food for the musicians
Comment by Richard Trueman on 16th August 2017
Evidence of building and sustaining community, one volunteer at a time. Great job ALL