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Candiego Canada Day Celebrations

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5th Annual Canada Day Event: Saturday, June 12, 2010

O Canada!  Our home and native land.  Those words tug at our heartstrings, no matter how long we've been in glorious San Diego.  It's that time of year again.  You know what we mean - Dust off your maple leaf, unfurl your red and white flags, grab your toque and get off the chesterfield to join CanDiego for the most awesome party of the year!  Celebrate Canada's 143rd birthday a few weeks early in San Diego!   CanDiego is having its annual Canada Day party on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Coronado Cays Yacht Club (www.ccyc.org ) starting at 5:30 pm.  This is CanDiego's premier event of the year.  The CCYC is an amazing venue.  We can hang out in the spacious main dining room, the bar, or the patio.  There's even a small grassy area for kids to play games and a swing set.  All this with a beautiful view of the harbour.  If you wish, you can even sail right up to the facility instead of driving there.  Meet lots of Canadians and friends of Canada.  Bring the kids, too!  Food will be available for purchase including hamburgers, veggie burgers, fries, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, Panini sandwiches, and of course, beer.  This is one party you won't want to miss, eh! 

When:  Saturday, June 12, 2010, starting at 5:30 pm
Where: Coronado Cays Yacht Club, 30 Caribe Cay Boulevard, Coronado, CA
Parking Options: free parking in the yacht club's parking lot or on the surrounding side streets
Admission: $10 per adult (cash only).  Children under 18 years of age admitted free.  Admission cost includes a raffle ticket.
Raffle prizes: Gift basket and gift certificates courtesy of Dr. Ryan Hummel (D.C.) of Renew Integrative Health Center,  $1000 gift certificate courtesy of Joe Kirkwood (Liebl & Kirkwood, for legal services e.g. immigration), Gift certificates to Kristy's MVP sports bar.
            CanDiego Grand Prize: $500 for airfare back to Canada
Kindly let us know if you and your guests are attending by sending your names to
rsvp@candiego.org .  Thank you.  

Volunteers needed for Canada Day event
This event would not be possible without our awesome CanDiego volunteers who organize this event and have it run smoothly so that everyone can enjoy the party.  If you would like to help with the Canada Day celebration in any way possible, please let us know at
teena@candiego.org.  CanDiegans appreciate any help that you can give.  We need volunteers in the following areas:
• Canadian Mountie: Outgoing man that is willing to endure pictures and conversation with random people. Plus, you get to wear a really cool uniform and hat!
• CanDiego Queen: Royal female who willing to be photographed and wave regally on demand
• Volunteers to check in CanDiego members when they arrive (need approximately 10)
• Volunteers to help with Setup: Decorating the venue with Canadian flags to give it a decidedly Canadian feel
• Volunteers to help with Takedown: Diehard Canadians that will restore the venue to its American self
• Photographers: People who have a knack for capturing Canadian moments
• Desirable: Someone to create and oversee kids' games

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