Feed The Valley - Summer Concert Series

Author: Matt Gomez  •  Date: July 1, 2015  •  Appears in: Community, News

Feed The Valley - Summer Concert Series

During the summer months, Valley First, Enderby & District Financial and Feed the Valley support a number of free community concerts throughout the Okanagan Thompson communities they serve.  While admission is free, donations are encouraged.  Monetary donations benefit the community Arts Council or Chamber of Commerce organization hosting the event, while donations of non-perishable food items benefit the community food bank through the Feed the Valley initiative.  This is an enjoyable summer offering with a feel good component as well as a vital awareness piece.  The food and funding are key however the hunger awareness component helps to keep food banks front of mind at the mid-year point and throughout the year rather than just at traditional times of giving.

Outline of the coming community events

X-Fest 2015 - Kamloops

Project X Theatre’s, X Fest 2015 featuring the Merry Adventures of Robin Hood and The Shakespeare Show. Valley First volunteers will participate as Front of House for the following performances:

Tuesday, July 14: Robin Hood (2 for 1 preview) 
Wednesday, July 22: Robin Hood
Wednesday, July 29: Shakespeare Show
Showtime is 7:30pm, Prince Charles Park

Since its inception in 2006, the festival remains a cultural landmark in Kamloops drawing audiences of 2,500 people from throughout the region.

Funtastic - Vernon

Canada’s Greatest Slo-Pitch Tournament & Music Festival!

Each year the Funtastic Sports Society hosts Canada’s largest slo-pitch tournament and music festival. As a non-profit organization, all funds raised by Funtastic are used to support sport and recreation in the community.

Music in the Park - Oliver

Valley First is once again proud to partner with Oliver Community Arts Council for a Music in the Park/Feed the Valley concert featuring classic rock band 13 Broken Bones.

Thursday, July 23 6:30pm-8:00pm
Oliver Community Park & Stage at 6359 Park Drive – Rain venue is Community Hall

Music in the Park - Armstrong

Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce presents Valley First Music in the Park

Fridays, June 19 – August 28 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Lions Gazebo in Memorial Park

Donations of non-perishable food items are welcome and will benefit the Armstrong Food Bank operated by Okanagan Boys & Girls Club.

Valley First Ladies Night at Nk’Mip Canyon - Oliver

June 22, 2015
July 6, 2015
July 20, 2015
August 10, 2015
August 24, 2015
September 14, 2015

Event Details
Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course
5:15 shotgun start
$25 (Course Members)
$45 (Course Non-Members)
Includes golf, cart, prizes entry and dinner!

Lots of prizes including skill prizes, name draws AND a $1,000 Hole in One sponsored by Valley First!

50 / 50 – Half proceeds supporting Oliver Food Bank through Feed the Valley

More info...

For the complete information on each event, please visit the links below.

Enderby and District Financial

Valley First

Matt Gomez


Matt is the founder of Soil Mate. Driven by a desire to feed his young family real, whole and local food, Matt found there were no convenient ways to source all his local products, so left his career in online marketing and strategy to start Soil Mate.
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