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News Release: Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee Partners with the Mobile Vendors Association NL

On September 10th, 2019

News Release: Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee Partners with the Mobile Vendors Association NL

The Royal St John’s Regatta Committee has teamed up with the newly established, Mobile Vendors Association of NL (mVAN) to enhance the patron experience of the upcoming Fall Fun Regatta and Food Truck Fair, being held at Quidi Vidi Lake on September 21, 2019.

“As a non-profit driven by a committee of volunteers, partnerships within the community is essential to us. While we currently maintain a relationship with many community organizations within the Province, we are excited to embark on a new liaison with the association representing some of our groundspace vendors, which are vital to Regatta Day. “
– Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee President, Chris Neary.

This fun regatta is the perfect, stress-free opportunity for individuals to try rowing, before the annual St. John’s Regatta, held the first Wednesday in August. The Fall Fun Regatta will consist of mixed races, family races, company races and anything else brought forward to the Committee. Creativity is encouraged, including a costume contest to augment the camaraderie of participants. The Committee is still accepting registrations and teams of all ages and abilities are urged to come out and try it.

This year, The Fall Regatta will also comprise of a Food Truck Fair, which is a very popular attraction.

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with the Regatta, participate in this event and officially launch the association. There are so many ways that our organizations can support and work together in the future. Mobile vendors are such an integral part of the Regatta experience, so it makes perfect sense to share ideas and collaborate ”
– Mobile Vendors Association of NL Chair, Allyson Howse.

The Mobile Vendors Association of NL board of directors represents Big Boy Bao’s, Hitchen the Kitchen, Johnny and Mae’s, Quidi Vidi Fish and Chips, Saucy Mouth, Scout, and Ziggy Peelgoods and is currently accepting members.  MVAN was formed in April 2019 and is a professional association and a provincially incorporated non-profit that represent businesses on wheels.

The Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee and Mobile Vendors Association of NL encourages the public to visit stjohnsregatta.com for more information and schedule details for the Fall Fun Regatta and Food Truck Fair on September 21, 2019.

 

Media Contacts:

LeighAnne O’Neill
Executive Director
Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee
(709) 576-8921
general@stjohnsregatta.com

Brad Gover
Media and Communications Director
Mobile Vendors Association of NL (mVAN)
(709) 351 0444
mobilevendorsnl@gmail.com  

Media Contact

For more information or to request an interview, please contact:

LeighAnne O’Neill
Executive Director
general@stjohnsregatta.com
tel. 709.576.8921