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Peers Gold Dust DAZE



July 29, 30, 31 & August 1



40 year celebration for Peers Gold Dust Daze



by Mikaela Kuefler Travis James is coming with his mini bronc for anniversary. The winner will be announced
the kids to ride. Contestants for this will have to following the raffle ticket draw on Aug 1.
From July 29 until August 1, the Peers Gold pay a small entry fee and will compete July 30 Fireworks Spectacular will occur at dark on the
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Dust Daze will commemorate their 40 annual and July 31. Winners will receive beautiful grounds, July 31, as the crew from "Calma”’ put
celebration. For the first time this year, the event buckles. on the display.
kicks off with a pancake breakfast at the Peers The river events will have the raft race, the With the exception of the Slo-Pitch tournament
multiplex from 8am-10am. canoe/kayak race, and the tube race for kids. and the Mini Bronc riding contest, most events are
The July 30 parade, rain or shine, starts at 10am Races start at the ferry and winners are due to free to enter. "It's a little bit of something for
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and will honour the 40 anniversary. It will have receive prizes. everyone," says Thompkins.
the RCMP Mounted Riders, fire trucks, floats, and The event will also have a dance on July 30 with "A lot of volunteers have helped make this
much more. People are encouraged to come out music by Miracle Productions. "It's really well happen, which is really appreciated. Donations
and put an entry into the parade. Entries will be attended and is a nice social," mentions made are also appreciated to help offset the cost,"
accepted up until 9am on the day of the parade. Thompkins. states Thompkins.
"We're really easy and it's a lot of fun. There's In addition to the festivities is the 'Chicken Proceeds from the event stay in the Peers
usually lots of horses and kids, with a few floats," Bingo' at the grounds and a silent auction with community and will go towards enhancing and
reports organizer, Therese Thompkins. Politicians various donated prizes, including John Deer maintaining the McLeod Valley Grounds, such as
are also invited to take part in the parade. equipment. Parade organizer, Patricia Millard, has the playground.
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Immediately following the parade, parade also made a beautiful quilt in honour of the 40
entries are invited to attend the 'Show and Shine'
at the McLeod Valley Recreation Grounds.
Winners will receive trophies for their parade WELCOME
entries. The Peers Fire Department will also have Welcome to
a community BBQ at the fire hall right after the
parade. TO
The Gold Dust Daze Slo-Pitch tournament will Peers Gold
run July 29 – Aug 1 and has sixteen teams PEERS
registered. "We have a long waiting list. People Dust Daze
really like to be a part of that tournament," GOLD
comments Thompkins. Winners of the tournament
will receive cash prizes. DUST
The Cold Creek Helitack Crew is also due to
come out and create an obstacle course with some DAze
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