Posted on Aug 22, 2012

Rotarians celebrate another Northumberland Ribfest

Ribfest Committee Chair Past President Hal Jacobsen, Director Elaine McDermott, Past President Terry McDermott and Past Secretary Ken Lee celebrate another successful Northumberland Ribfest.
It was another great Northumberland Ribfest! Thousands of people came from near and far to enjoy great food, amazing entertainment and perfect weather in Cobourg's beautiful Victoria Park.

2012 marked the 6th year that the Rotary Club of Cobourg hosted the Northumberland Ribfest. Each year hundreds of Rotarians and local businesses volunteer their time and sponsorship to help make this event one of our largest fund raisers. This year's major sponsors included Mill St. Brewery, Seagram Coolers, Rosewood Estates, McDougall Insurance & Financial, HTM Insurance Company and GTA Midways... thank-you to all.
Proceeds from past Northumberland Ribfest events have helped us contribute to many community and international projects:
• $500,000 commitment to the Northumberland Hills Hospital
• $300,000 commitment to the Cobourg Community Centre
• Ongoing development of Cobourg Heritage harbour
• Literacy projects at home and abroad
• Clean water projects
• Polio eradication

Planning for next year's event is already underway. Join us August 16-18, 2013 for the 7th Annual Northumberland Ribfest!