Swing Optical will be among major Festival of Light: Diwali sponsors with a similar Abbotsford-Mission highway billboard in the fall. Date of the 2019 event is Oct. 18! Clarke Theatre is the venue.
Thanks Satti Grewal. Satti and Abbotsford Coun. Kelly Chahal will be emcees. Stage managers are Maria Buganska and Alex Rake. Other details are still being worked out now by organizing team chaired by Rick Rake of MCSS that has included Monica and Ajay Grover, Karen Laing, John Laing, Saba Alam, MCSS settlement team and participating clients, Roger and Mary Garthside, Jean Konda-Witte, Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce president Raj Patara, District of Mission Coun. Ken Herar, Mission Rotary, and the energetic Mission high schools leadership volunteers.
Other major sponsors are University of Fraser Valley, Mission Arts Council (Province of BC), District of Mission, Mission Save On Foods (supplying the ingredients for food cooked at Sikh Temple), United Way of the Lower Mainland, What’s On! Mission, Mission Record, Abbotsford News, Punjabi Patrika, Mission Fire Rescue Service (for first responder … first aid support); United Defence Security Ltd. (for security), Costco and more supporters every week. Dance groups and acts participating are amazing, including Jennie Bice and Boris, Learning Stars, Garba (Hindu) Dancers, Abbotsford Arts Academy,
Dasmesh Punjabi School, Khalsa School and more. If you wish to get involved on stage, on the virtual committee or wish to have a free non-profit or free commercial booth in the marketplace in the Clarke Theatre foyer, let us know. ([email protected] or cell 604-302-9173).
Too see some of the action from the 2018 event at Clarke Theatre, click HERE.
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