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Qualicum Beach Rotary Clubs hold parade to thank essential workers, support local business

Fire department supplying pair of trucks

The Rotary Club of Qualicum Beach and the Rotary Sunrise Club of Qualicum Beach have organized a parade to say ‘thank you to the essential workers’ and ‘support your local businesses’ tonight (May 11) at 7 p.m.

Barry Ellis and Michele Jack are the parade marshals and Charlie Lockwood is leading the parade for the Rotarians.

The Qualicum Beach Fire Department is supplying two fire trucks and the Rotarians will be proudly representing many local businesses. Qualicum Beach Mayor Brian Wiese will also be in the parade and the many others in the parade represent the residents who did their part by staying at home and practising social distancing.

The parade participants will leave Rotary Park and head south.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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