You’re invited to a block party

Quesnel's Vaughan Street businesses welcome visitors to their block

Businesses on Vaughan Street are inviting Quesnel residents to a block party on Wednesday, June 6, 12 – 3 p.m.

There will be open houses, promotions and giveaways, including a BBQ with free hot dogs and drinks. Live music will be provided by the River City Music Association.

“Vaughan Street is a growing business district, with three new businesses opening in the past year,”  Greg Lawrence, General Manager of Community Futures North Cariboo said.

“The block party will help raise the community’s awareness of Vaughan Street businesses while providing fun and food for Quesnel residents.

“We look forward to seeing you on June 6.”

There are 11 businesses/not for profit organizations on Vaughan Street (close to the Twin Arenas) including: Adboom Studio, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Cariboo Chiropractic Centre, Carrie’s Custom Picture Framing, the Chamber of Commerce, Community Futures, Janice Butler Counselling Services, Outer Limits Hair Styling, Q-Tax, Quesnel Hearing Centre and Walmsley & Associates Counselling Services.

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