“We have had a great relationship with the Kinsmen Club of Cornwall and are very pleased to have their continued support,’ said Festival Co-Chair Jason Jesmer.
“The 16 member board has been working behind the scenes since September to shape the event”…commented Mary Marleau, Festival Co-Chair. “We are always looking for active members of the community to help the event get off the ground, so please feel free to reach out to us at anytime. ”
” Our newest fundraiser is coming at the right time, to helping you enjoy a bigger and better festival July 11-14 2013. ” says Fundraising Chair Brian Mulligan.
Purchase your ticket(s) for the “Ultimate Valentine’s Day Package” and experience riding in a hot air balloon, which includes a Kinsmen Cornwall Lift-Off balloon ride for two with champagne. Two weekend passes to Kinsmen Cornwall Lift-off. An overnight stay in a luxury suite courtesy of the Best Western Parkway Inn. A $100 gift certificate towards any spa treatment from Making Waves, a $100 Diamond Necklace from Pommier Jewellers, and a $50 gift certificate from Kelsey’s.
Tickets are $4 each or 3 for $10 by purchasing them at Making Waves on Pitt and Computer Sense on Montreal Rd. or Feb 9th & 10th at Cornwall Square. Draw Date : Feb 12 2013. For more information and a list of the Board Of Directors , please visit www.lift-off.ca
Cornwall Lift-Off was founded in 1994 and has since hosted back-to-back Canadian National Hot Air Balloon Championships in 1996 and 1997. The success of the festival has grown considerably from its modest beginnings in 1994. Each year, the festival welcomes approximately 25 hot-air balloon teams, the Homenuik Rides carnival, a spectacular fireworks display, Family Zone, and great local and international musical entertainment. Past entertainers have included Dennis DeYoung of Styx, Tom Cochrane, Colin James, Amanda Marshall, Theory of a Deadman, Finger Eleven, Loverboy, Trooper, Kim Mitchell, April Wine, Our lady Peace , Chantal Kreviazuk , and most recently Burton Cummings, Marianas Trench, and Big Wreck.