The Coquitlam Foundation’s Kickin’ it Country Fundraiser

Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam

Tickets are now on sale for the Coquitlam Foundation’s country-and-western-themed Kickin’ It Country fundraiser, set for 6:30pm on Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Centennial Pavilion at 620 Poirier Street in Coquitlam.

coquitlam foundation fundraiser kickin' it country“Most folks call it a fundraiser,” says foundation chair Janet Toddington. “But it’ll be more like a fun-raiser.” That’s because the evening will not only feature live-music—fiddler Jesse Kazemir and troubadour Tony Prophet, but also line dancing and modern group dance led by Candace Zanini from Caydance Studios and DJ Alex Willey, who will be playing some toe-tapping and knee-slapping music.

And that’s not all. There will be a silent auction with a barn-full of affordable goodies, and also a live auction featuring such choice items as a Whistler Dream Weekend, a Victoria Getaway, a $1000 Coquitlam Centre gift card and a MedRay Imaging gift certificate, also worth $1000. “It doesn’t get much better than that,” Toddington says. Especially if you’ve been wondering about that trick knee of yours.

But that’s not all. There’s also food. Your $50 ticket gets you a finger-lickin’ good chicken-and-ribs dinner and one lip-smackingly delicious liquid refreshment. Call 604.468.9598 or email to reserve your place at the hoedown.

All proceeds will support the foundation’s operations and charitable endeavours. The foundation always welcomes donations to its foundation-directed and donor-advised funds. For more details about the work they do, visit their website at The Coquitlam Foundation is registered with Canada Revenue as a charitable organization, No. 890762347 RR0001, so you can get a tax receipt for the money you contribute. But we’re sure the good feeling that comes with doing something for your community is reward enough.

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