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Penticton Peach Festival puts out call for volunteers

Prior members of Miss Penticton royalty lead a past  kiddies day parade down Main Street, one of the most popular events of the annual Peach Festival events. Peach Fest begins today and runs through Sunday with a wide variety of events and activities planned. - Western News File Photo
Prior members of Miss Penticton royalty lead a past kiddies day parade down Main Street, one of the most popular events of the annual Peach Festival events. Peach Fest begins today and runs through Sunday with a wide variety of events and activities planned.
— image credit: Western News File Photo

The 66th annual Penticton Peach Festival invites the public to join their volunteer family.

The Peach Festival is looking for people to help clean up the park and monitor parking lots from Aug. 7 to Aug. 11. This is one of the oldest, free family festivals of its kind in the province For more information on how you can help visit www.peachfest.com to complete the volunteer application form online or call 250-487-9709.

Peach Festival organizers are also looking for entries into the Peters Bros. Construction Grand Parade, which takes place on Aug. 10. Show your pride and be part of the largest parade in the B.C. Interior. Entry is free for non-profit groups, clubs and associations and $40 for commercial entries.

For more information contact parade director Teresa Kendall 250-276-9459 or enter online at www.peachfest.com.

Peach Festival is packed with free live entertainment, a kiddies day, midway and aboriginal village. This year features headlining entertainment acts Honeymoon Suite, One More Girl, Dr. Strangelove, Killarney and the Snowbirds.

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