Fraser FEST sponsorship fundraiser a big success!

Fraser FEST sponsorship fundraiser a big success!

On Thursday, June 11th, the Rivershed Society of BC held a fundraiser to help raise money for our Fraser FEST campaign. We are happy to announce the event was a big success, raising more than $25,000!

Roger Flowerdew, Chair of the Pacific Salmon Foundation (left) and Brian Riddell Pacific Salmon Foundation CEO (right), present Fin Donnelly of RSBC with a $10,000 sponsorship cheque for Fraser FEST.
Roger Flowerdew, Chair of the Pacific Salmon Foundation (left) and Brian Riddell Pacific Salmon Foundation CEO (right), present Fin Donnelly of RSBC with a $10,000 sponsorship cheque for Fraser FEST.

We would like to extend a special thank you to Roger Flowerdew, Chair of the Pacific Salmon Foundation, and Brian Riddell, the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s CEO, for attending the event to present RSBC with a $10,000 cheque on behalf of the Pacific Salmon Foundation.

We would also like to thank the following for generously donating items for the evening’s auction:

  • Four Seasons Hotel for donating a dinner for two at the Yew Seafood Restaurant.
  • Robert Bateman for donating a beautiful signed limited edition print.
  • George Gordon of AGDN Law was the winner of the Bon Jovi VIP ticket package, with Dennis McDonald and Arthur Griffiths of Paper Rain Performances.
    George Gordon of AGDN Law was the winner of the Bon Jovi VIP ticket package, with Dennis McDonald and Arthur Griffiths of Paper Rain Performances.

    Bon Jovi and Paper Rain Performances for donating two VIP tickets to the Bon Jovi concert in Stanley Park.

As well, a big thank you to Matt Johnston from Constellation Brands for donating the excellent local wine that was served during the event.

Finally, a big heartfelt thank you to everyone who attended the event as well as to those who worked behind the scenes to make the event happen. We are very thankful to all of you for sponsoring and/or donating to the campaign, as well as generously giving us your time. Your donations and sponsorships helped make the fundraising sponsorship event a big success, and will go toward making Fraser FEST a success as well.