MusicFest tickets up for grabs at Comox Valley Airport fundraising barbecue

MusicFest celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

MusicFest celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

YQQ is pleased to announce that a special fundraising barbecue will take place at the Comox Valley Airport from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9 to raise funds for Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.

“The Comox Valley Airport is pleased to partner on this event to help raise funds for projects that benefit the community we serve as an airport,” said Comox Valley Airport CEO Fred Bigelow.  “The foundation makes Island-wide projects like Jeneece Place possible and it also supports several local programs, like the Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Association and the Comox Valley Child Development Society.”

The barbecue will be hosted by On the Fly Cafe with a burger, pop and chips available for $7 and $2 from each purchase will be donated to the Children’s Health Foundation.  All donations will be matched by the Comox Valley Airport Commission. Entertainment will be donated by Kenny Shaw and On the Fly Café will be giving away two tickets to the sold-out Vancouver Island MusicFest.  Additional great giveaways will be available from Mid Island Gifts and On the Fly Café.


What: A public barbecue with entertainment by Kenny Shaw

Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Outside the Comox Valley Airport terminal building


“Coming together in community partnerships like this one helps to create meaningful impact that supports the health of kids in the Comox Valley,” said Anita Brassard, Community relations coordinator for Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.  “I’m looking forward to this celebration of community spirit.  I hope that anyone who enjoys a good BBQ and wants to share some conversation and a few laughs will come out and join us.”


About Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island is a registered charity that raises funds to support the health of children and youth on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. With roots dating back to 1922, the foundation invests in three key areas to support children: Great Beginnings — to help babies get the best start in life; Tools to Succeed — to ensure kids have all they need to thrive; and Caring for Families — to support the family of children with special needs so the child receives optimal care.


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