Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 


Fair Play!

112th Agassiz Fall Fair Sept 16-17

Christina Pocock, Prospera Credit Union



ll hail the great pumpkin. Itís the Year of the Pumpkin at the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17. We couldnít be more excited.


Prospera Credit Union is happy to support the Agassiz Agricultural and Horticultural Association as the fair celebrates its 112th anniversary. Come out and explore all things pumpkin, together with a whole lot of other delicious food and fun.

Included in the activities for 2016 will be a parade, stage entertainment, midway, corn husking, livestock, 4-H exhibits, educational displays, lawn mower races, home arts, photography, farmerís market, crafts, flowers and vegetables.


Something new this year: the Poultry in Motion trailer will be on site. The crowning of the Corn King or Queen will also take place on the main stage Saturday as part of the Corn Festival.

As the fairís Platinum sponsor, Prospera is proud to provide a free shuttle to the fair on Saturday. The shuttle will run from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm making a loop from Agassiz Christian Reformed Church, to St. Anthony's Catholic Church, to the Agassiz United Church and then on to the fair.


Staff volunteers from the credit unionís Agassiz and Chilliwack Branches also run the Corn Bank at the fair and Prospera is the main stage sponsor on Saturday.

For more information about whatís happening at the fair this year, visit



About Prospera Credit Union

Building on 75 years as a BC credit union, Prospera is proud to be a member owned co-operative with operations from Vancouver to Kelowna. As a full service financial institution our number one priority is the financial well-being of families and businesses in our local communities, whose needs we serve through sixteen branches; online and mobile banking and a locally-based contact centre. Through our membership in The Exchange network, our members also enjoy access to more than 4,000 surcharge free ATMs across Canada (thatís right, no ATM fees).

Making life better for everyone is important at Prospera, which has an extensive community investment program devoted to supporting the organizations, events and volunteers that make our BC communities stronger. To learn more, check out Prosperaís YouTube channel and Facebook page or visit the credit unionís newsroom online at

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