Happy Earth Day everyone!!
Earth Day Chilliwack 2012 was a hit, we had so much fun. I love love love our valley! I want to thank EVERYONE!!
We had so much fun yesterday and I am so glad Mr. Sunshine showed up for all of us! After all I did write him a letter;) I checked the almanack back 6months ago and it did say that by the near end or April we were going to have sunshine so thank you for coming!!…. and now I have a bright ‘glow’ to both arms, nose and a small chest patch oh and the back of my knees are a little bright…. thank you;)!
I am so happy to be part of the community gardens and so lucky to be working with friends Jason and Rachel, our garden coordinators, these two are truly inspirational and I hope you had a chance to meet them both!! Thank you for all your volunteering in the gardens you are awesome!
I want to thank the River Spirit drum group for the opening ceremonies and Helena for the garden blessing, our gardens and SOL farm will have a great bounty and yield this year!
Thank you to our incredible volunteers, vendors, performers, presenters, magicians and entertainers, gardeners, yogi’s.
I want to thank Chilliwack Society for Community Living for all the support with the event. I could not have had a better support team! They are a large support system within our community, thank you for your incredible support and help with organizing the event!
My friends and family who helped me through every step of the way and for traveling all the way from Calgary!
Our music team was fantastic and a big shout out goes to Anya for organizing and teaching such wonderful music to students, of course Janice for bringing the sound stage and such phenomenal talent. Jared Fowler and Ryan Smith for the performances too!
Thank you Paul Stephany and Mbuya for the amazing presentation on Tanzania and the garden gifts from Maude and Paul Stephany.
Thank you Sharon Gaetz for unveiling the garden and joining us.
Thank you Prime signs for the signs, stickers and hard work and Kimberley from Local Grain for our gorgeous Sunshine Community Garden sign.
Thank you Praetorian Security for the security.
Thank you Raptors Ridge for sharing your wonderful raptors with us.
Thank you Kimberley from Local Grain for making a beautiful Sunshine Community Garden sign
Thank you Starbucks for the coffee.
Thank you Decades coffee for the coffee, Chilliwack water store for the water.
Save On Foods for all the bags and food for the vendors and volunteers.
Thank you RBC for keeping an eye on the recycling bins
Thank you Darlene from the Yoga Tree for the Yoga and Laura Delisle for the Bumble Bee circle fun.
Thank you Lions club for cooking all our lunch and volunteering and the church for helping with the parking.
Thank you to the the diaper girls great job! (I still want those;) 70 cloth diapers changed inside the CSCL Mathieson centre at 9:30am! Fantastic job ladies!!
Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!! This was a true community effort thank you!