Lieutenant Governors Community Spirit Award

Welcoming the Lieutenant Governor & Community Spirit Award!

St. Peter’s is the proud recipient of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia’s Community Spirit Award! One of just 4 communities selected this year, the effort of a wide group of volunteers has resulted in this exciting award. Celebrate with us and with the Lieutenant Governor, Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, on August 3rd at these events:

Parish Potluck Dinner:
Hosted by the St. Peter’s Parish, enjoy a down-home potluck supper – a great opportunity to experience some great Cape Breton cooking!
Location: St. Peter’s Lions Hall
Cost: Free Will Offering
Time: 11:30am

Nicolas Denys Days Festival Parade:
The 2014 parade theme is “Celebrating our Community Spirit” and will include participation by local organizations and businesses, a host of characters, and the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia! Show your community spirit by participating in the parade!
Parade Route: Begins on DeRaymond St., left onto Grenville St., left onto Argyle St. (at the XTR Service Station) towards Richmond Villa, back to Pepperell Street and ending at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall. (Weather Permitting) Parade Categories (Best): Commercial, Decorated Bicycle, Children’s, Organization, Overall
Cost: Free
Time: Begins at 1:30pm Sharp!

Swim the Canal:
Our inaugural “Swim the Canal” event revives a community tradition in a fun and safe way! There are 3 swim options through the locks and all swimmers will be awarded a certificate to acknowledge their accomplishment. This event will bring people together through a fun and nostalgic community activity, reviving what was once a rite of passage! Louie’s Cosy Corner will have snacks available. We are excited to announce that the Lieutenant Governor, Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, will be on site to present St. Peter’s with the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award!
Location: Lockhouse at St. Peter’s Canal
Cost: $10 per person
Time: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm