Spirit of BC Spotted At Oceanside Street Market

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In 2007, the Oceanside Spirit of BC Committee hosted a booth at a local street market to attract volunteers and promote committee activities in the community. Committee members interacted with potential volunteers and distributed Spirit of BC promotional material including flags, tattoos and bracelets.

"Having something to give to kids was an awesome way to attract attention and start a conversation with parents and grandparents," said Wendy Maurer, chair, Oceanside Spirit of BC Committee.

The tourism region of Oceanside incorporates the communities of Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, French Creek, Arrowsmith, Coombs Country and Lighthouse Country.

Spirit of BC is a province-wide program that involves 95 Spirit of BC committees, representing over 200 communities across the province. These committees support local programs and help create opportunities in sport and recreation, arts, literacy, volunteerism, business and tourism. The program is supported by the Province of British Columbia. Visit SpiritofBC.com for more information.