Youth Ventures looking forward to a busy summer; more participants encouraged
The Burin Peninsula Youth Ventures Program hosted their annual summer kick-off event, “School’s Out for Summer!” June 28.
Over 200 people attended and the children certainly seemed to be celebrating the last day of school for the year. Everyone had an opportunity to enter their name for various door prize draws. As in previous years, donations were collected for the Burin Peninsula SPCA, raising $131.45, as well as some in kind donations.
Throughout the event a variety of activities took place. Many businesses sponsored prizes for the event, with a draw made every 10 minutes.
The event also allowed participants to promote their businesses. Amber Cox from St. Bernard’s, owner and operator of Amber’s Yummy Dog Treats, set up a table and gave out samples. Other participants decided to come out and volunteer,
Over 200 people attended the annual kick-off event for the Youth Ventures program on the Burin Peninsula.