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Westport Harbour Flag Initiative

The new Westport Harbour flag.

The new Westport Harbour flag.

The Westport Harbour is proud to unveil it’s new flag!

To help inspire a design for the new flag, WAC enlisted the help of intermediate students from across the area to help. Each school was allowed to submit three top designs that captured the spirit of the Westport Harbour in no more than 3 colours. On May 14, Roger Merkely representing the Village of Westport Council, along with two committee members of WAC, judged all submissions and selected 3 stand out designs.

The new flag is a creative collaboration of the three winning designs from Danny Crump, Emily Carlson and Colby Sweetland, all from Rideau District High School  Special thanks goes out to all students who participated and their teachers, Dan Lesser (St. Edwards), Janis Herlehy (Rideau Vista) and Evan Barr (Rideau District).

The winning designs

The winning designs from Emily Carlson, Danny Crump and Colby Sweetland with their teacher Evan Barr (back left) and WAC representative Robin Jones (back right).

 

Coming to a boat near you!

The new harbour flag will not only be proudly flying above the Westport Harbour, flags will be for sale at the Harbourmaster’s office with all funds going to support WAC. Alternatively, contact us directly for other purchasing options. Hopefully the new flag will find its way onto boats that will travel across the world! Look our for the new flag on a boat near you!

 

 

Serenade us! VOICE Auditions July 19

VoiceoftheRideau

Serenade us!

Auditions for The VOICE of the Rideau are fast approaching! For the third year running, WAC will be hosting the all ages singing competition and presenting the final contestants at the MUSICwesport Open Air Festival. Auditions for all age categories will take place on July 19, between 10a-4pm, at the North Crosby Hall (876-8th Concession Rd, Westport). Applications are now closed but make sure you check out the finals on August 16 at the MUSICwestport Open Air Festival!

 

Check out the finals on August 16 at the MUSICwestport Open Air Festival!

Summer Kick Off Party!

 

In case you didn’t notice, summer has begun! WAC officially kicked off the summer season with Montreal soul band The Key Lites on May 17, 2014. As our main fundraiser for the MUSICwestport Open Air Festival, the Cove Country hosted music lovers of all ages who came out swinging. If you missed out, don’t worry The Key Lites were just the beginning! For upcoming events, check out the rest of the 2014 schedule.