Westview Rotary Club. Sea Fair Committee fonds. -- 1963 -1979, 1986-2005. - - 16 cm of textual records.

The Powell River Sea Fair began in 1963 by members of the Westview Rotary Club and quickly became a three-day annual event. The mandate was to encourage and foster the opportunity for all groups, organizations and civic minded persons the opportunity of working together. Sea Fair was to be entertaining and interesting , it was to attract tourists and visitors and to show that Powell River was the friendliest place in the world. In 1973 the Rotary Club handed over the planning of the festival to the community. The weekend includes a parade, games, midway, fishing derby’s, visits from Naval ships and much more.

The fonds consist of records of the Westview Rotary Club Sea Fair Committee. Includes minutes, correspondence, financial records, events and ephemera.

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Series: Westview Rotary Club, Sea Fair Committee fonds

Minutes. - - 1968. - - 1 cm of textual records.

The series consists of minutes of the Sea Fair Committee.
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Correspondence. - - 1965-1969. - - 6 cm of textual records

The series consists of correspondence to and from the Sea Fair Committee and includes the Royal Canadian Navy, Dept of the Navy USA, Corporation of the District of Powell River, individuals, Powell River organizations, MacMillianBloedel Ltd, The Red Knight Squadron, BC Hovercraft Ltd and Pierre Trudeau.
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Financial Records. - - 1963-1969. - - 1cm of textual records

The series consists of financial statements and selected receipts.
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Lists. - - 1964-1969. - - 1cm of textual records.

The series consists of Committee members.
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Events. - - 1964-2005. - - 6 cm of textual records

The series consists of schedules of events, invitations, contests, programmes, the visiting naval ships and posters.
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Ephemera. - -1963-1973. - - 1cm of textual records

The series consists of newspaper clippings and tickets of chance.
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