Cochin Days 2019 was a great success, Aug 9, 10 and 11. It threatened to “rain on our parade” but held off long enough for us to have lots of fun, from the start of the ball tournament on the Friday to winding down the Sunday with the Children’s Carnival.
We had eight teams registered in the slo-pitch tournament, which was won by Pitch Slap. Second went to BK Bombers and third went to Morning Wood.
Friday night ‘Movie in the Park’ was well received with around 400 in attendance.
On Saturday, the bike parade was led by the Cochin fire truck followed by 212 children registered to participate.
Beach volleyball boasted 15 teams. First place went to Team Randall, second place to Team Crush and third to Bros and Hose.
The horseshoe tournament had 12 teams, the scavenger hunt was popular with 21 teams and the vintage car show had 30 vehicles and one big fire truck. The trade show was sold out, so we will be looking to accommodate more tables for next year.
Saturday afternoon, fun in the park offered three bouncy castles, hotdogs, face painting, children’s games, a sand sculpture competition and a whopping 92 participants for the spaghetti eating contest.
Saturday evening started off with the boat parade. A total of 10 boats were registered. First place went to Coco, second to Bathtub Bubbles and third to Duck Dynasty. Meanwhile, Archangel Fireworks were on the main beach getting ready for sunset where they showed off their talents with an incredible display of fireworks, which was immediately followed by “The Gong Show” in the beer gardens where a good time was had by everyone.
The Cochin Days 2019 raffle was won by, first, Candace Lamon, second, Bentley Carberry and, third, Greg Gutting. Congratulations to all the winners of the day.
Sunday morning was underway early with the pancake breakfast under the big tent at the tennis courts. The Children’s Carnival got started at 1 p.m. at the Cochin Community Hall. It’s always a popular event, receiving the most children ever coming through the doors.
A great big thank you to all who volunteered to make Cochin Days 2019 a great success. We can’t do this without you and the Cochin Days Committee appreciates whatever help is given. Also, thanks to our sponsors who so graciously donate and put us over the top with fun and prizes, we are always grateful for your donations.
Our 2019 Volunteers: Ron and Linda Allegretto; Candace Allegretto; Rick and Kathy Young; The Young Family; The Blair Family; Marcel Caplette; Mike McMaster; Cindy McMaster; Sarah McMaster; Erin Christianes; Lyndsy Ewanchuck; Ian Pisio; Lee Monea; The Krieger Family; Andrew Krieger; Elaine Krieger; Kathy andJeff O’Brien; Chris andEugene Collins; Jessica Collins; Sandi Funk; Jennifer Fisher; Amber Loeppky; Kendra Young; Destiny and Carl Cammidge; Pat and Doug Blair; Patti Knisely; David Knisely; Dennis and Mamie Kennon; Richard Anderson; Curtis Knorr; Lorin Halter; Sarah Taylor; Cynthia andBarry Robson; Louise Robson; Elaine Elder; Dino Corazza; Cochin Resort Village foreman and staff; Krista Walker; Shawn Walker; Guy Walker; Harvey Walker; Seanne Stillar; David and Ramona Stillar; Alex Lasgson; Barr Robson; Chris Murphy; Leanne Murphy; Jerry and Theresa Duchscher; Nelson Height; Mrs. Height; Rodger Wilkie; Joice Wilkie; Lori Anne Shynkerk; Linda Frall; Linda Dasney; Linda Jacobson; Gregory Kwon; Bill Jarvis; Mike and Carol Carlson; Charlotte Lockwood-Baker; Birdie Kitella; Sue Heisler; Ken Tebb; Marie Alexander; Bruce and Irene Sack; Margaret McDonald; Peter Wisner; Ava Bahrey; Bridgette Campbell; Diane Berg; Linda Shynkaruk; Theresa Howrie; Dawn Hornsby; Kristen Duhaime; Daylan Sabin; Becky Shirstibitoff; Scott Shirstibitoff; Carley Shirstibitoff; Debbie McCulloch; Devan and Allison Oborowsky; Darrell and Alanna Oborowsky.
Apologies to those who may have been forgotten or misspelled. If you would like to make a donation or volunteer for next year please contact the Cochin Village Office at 306-386-2333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you and see you next year.