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Rivers’ Day Wooden Boat Race 2015

Each year, at the end of September, the PVEA celebrates BC Rivers’ Day with a Wooden Boat Race on the majestic Peace River.

Join us, or if you’re from afar – sponsor a little wooden boat – at PVEA’s celebration of the Peace River, voted BC’s Most Endangered River for two years in a row!

When:
Saturday, September 26, 2015, noon

Where:
Bear Flat on the Hudson’s Hope Highway 29, approx. 30 km south of Fort St. John. Look to the left and you will see a large, red kayak-shaped ‘Paddle for the Peace’ sign – enter the hayfield there and follow the road to the river’s edge.

How do I get a boat to sponsor?
Sponsor a wooden boat for $20 from the PVEA:
– Get one at the Fort St. John Farmer’s Market,
Saturday, September 12th and 19th; or,
– Email peacevalleyenv@gmail.com to make arrangements to have one set aside in your name; or,
– Call Ruth Ann Darnall 250-785-2105; or,
– Show up at 12:00 p.m. and get one at the event

Your name will be recorded with the boat you sponsor.
If you wish, you can take a boat home to paint (these are small, wooden boats) – paint it yourself or let your kids have fund painting them!

How much does it cost?
The sponsorship for each boat is $20.

How does the event work?
All boats will be released at 12:30 p.m. upriver from the hayfield near Bear Flat.
Watch the boats as they come downriver to the hayfield.
Bring your lunch including something to roast at the campfiire.

PRIZES!!
1st Place: An outdoor family portrait session with PVEA photographer, Don Hoffmann; or a plaque mount of his famous “Keeper of the Peace” picture.

2nd and 3rd Places: A box of assorted ‘Products from the Peace’

This is a critical year to gather together and show that we want to protect the Peace River Valley – one of the only remaining, relatively ‘untouched’ areas in northeast BC. We look forward to having you join us! 🙂

_DSC4417Rivers’ Day Wooden Boat Race 2014

Each year, on the last Sunday of September, the PVEA celebrates BC Rivers’ Day with a Wooden Boat Race on the majestic Peace River.

Join us, or if you’re from afar – sponsor a little wooden boat – at PVEA’s celebration of the Peace River, BC’s Most Endangered River Customize your own boat if you like! 🙂

When:
The last Sunday of September.

Where:
Bear Flat on the Hudson’s Hope Highway 29, approx. 30 km south of FSJ. Look to the left and you will see a large, red kayak-shaped ‘Paddle for the Peace’ sign – enter the hayfield there and follow the road to the river’s edge.

How do I get a boat to sponsor?
You can sponsor one on-line, by going to our website at http://www.peacevalley.ca, clicking on DONATE in the upper left menu and paying by credit card or PayPal; or,

We’ll let you know which dates the boats will be at the Fort St. John’s Farmers’ Market; or,

Phone Tony Atkins at 250-785-2088; or,

Mail your sponsorship money to: Peace Valley Environment Association, PO Box 6062, Fort St. John, BC V1J 4H6

Your name will be recorded with the boat you sponsor.
If you wish, you can take a boat home to paint (these are small, wooden boats) – paint it yourself or let your kids have fund painting them!

How much does it cost?
The sponsorship for each boat is $20.

How does the event work?
All boats will be released at 11:30 a.m. upriver from the hayfield near Bear Flat.
Watch the boats as they come downriver to the hayfield.
Bring your lunch including something to roast at the campfiire.

BONUS: Bake sale at the event and coffee!!

PRIZES!!
1st Place: An outdoor family portrait session with PVEA photographer, Don Hoffmann; or a plaque mount of his famous “Keeper of the Peace” picture.

2nd and 3rd Places: A box of assorted ‘Products from the Peace’

This is a critical year to gather together and show that we want to protect the Peace River Valley – one of the only remaining, relatively ‘untouched’ ares in northeast BC. We look forward to having you join us! 🙂

Save BC from Site C!

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Eliza's boat

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