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Vees named parade marshals for Penticton Peach Festival

Penticton Vees (from left to right) Bryce Gervais, Joey Benik and Travis St.Denis at the RBC Cup Champions parade in Penticton held in May. The Vees will be celebrated again as the Penticton Peach Festival parade marshals in the Peter Bros. Grand Parade on Aug. 11. - Mark Brett/Western News
Penticton Vees (from left to right) Bryce Gervais, Joey Benik and Travis St.Denis at the RBC Cup Champions parade in Penticton held in May. The Vees will be celebrated again as the Penticton Peach Festival parade marshals in the Peter Bros. Grand Parade on Aug. 11.
— image credit: Mark Brett/Western News

The community will have another opportunity to cheer for the RBC Cup Champion Penticton Vees.

Penticton Peach Festival organizers announced the Vees will act as honourary parade marshals in the Peter Bros. Grand Parade on Aug. 11.

"The Vees put together one of the greatest seasons in Canadian junior hockey history," said Peach Festival president Don Kendall. "It will be great to cheer for them one more time."

Vees general manager/head coach Fred Harbinson will be joined by several players in the parade, which is the largest in the B.C. Interior. The parade starts on Aug. 11 at 10 a.m.

The 65th annual Penticton Peach Festival is scheduled Aug. 8 to 12. For more information on the festival and events visit www.peachfest.com. Follow them on Twitter @PentictonPeachF or on Facebook by searching Penticton Peach Festival.

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