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Notice- Small Halls Festival Awarded Top 100 Event & Shane Sargant Inducted into FEO Hall of Fame

posted Mar 7, 2017, 12:06 PM by Tim Hendry   [ updated Mar 7, 2017, 12:06 PM ]
Notice- Small Halls Festival Awarded Top 100 Event & Shane Sargant Inducted into FEO Hall of Fame

CLEARVIEW, ON- Clearview Township is excited to announce that the Small Halls Festival is a recipient of the 2017 ‘Top 100 Festival & Events in Ontario’ award from Festivals and Events Ontario.

The Top 100 award marks three consecutive years that the Small Halls Festival has been awarded for its excellence. In 2015 the Small Halls Festival was named the ‘Best New Festival or Event’ and in 2016 the festival was presented with the ‘Best Promotional Campaign’ award.

Clearview Township is also honoured to announce that the late Shane Sargant, was inducted into the Festival and Events Ontario Hall of Fame for his dedication and contribution to the Clearview Township community and to the tourism and events industry across Ontario.

The awards were presented to Township representatives on Friday, March 3rd, at the annual Festival and Events Ontario conference.

“We are extremely proud to see Clearview Township and the Small Halls Festival recognized on a provincial scale as a Top 100 Festival and Event. The success of the festival is a result of the hard work and dedication from hall board members, community volunteers and Township staff,” explained Mayor Christopher Vanderkruys. “I would also like to extend my sincere congratulations to the Sargant family for Shane’s induction into the FEO Hall of Fame. Shane was a great community builder and truly deserves this prestigious award. His presence is surely missed within Clearview Township”.

The 2017 Small Halls Festival is happening from September 28th – October 1st. To learn about the festival, visit: www.smallhallsfestival.ca

For more information, please contact:

Christopher Vanderkruys
705-428-6230 ext. 226

Tim Hendry
Communications & Marketing Coordinator
705-428-6230 ext. 240

Tim Hendry,
Mar 7, 2017, 12:06 PM