June 13 marks World Canoe Day, and we hope you will join CanoeKayak BC in celebrating!
Last year, the Nanaimo Canoe Club organized a community celebration that included music, food, balance competitions, and prizes. This year, we encourage all canoe clubs across B.C to join in the festivities by organizing an event at your club on June 13th, 2010. A World Canoe Day event at your club will raise awareness of both the sport of canoeing and your club profile in the community.
Suggestions for your World Canoe Day celebration:
ü Learn to paddle Drop in programs
ü Paddling contests for beginners
ü Silent auction
Ways to advertise your event:
ü Submit a brief description to our local community calendar
ü Send a press release to local newspapers explaining the event
ü Distribute posters at local schools, community centers, and businesses in your community
ü Advertise on your club website
ü Approach your local TV station to run a segment in their community events program
Let us know what your club is planning and we will help you promote it.