Brockville – The board of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leeds-Grenville have made the decision to cancel this year’s Brockville Ribfest due to Covid-19.
In a released statement the board said that, “Due to concerns about the spread of Covid-19 and respecting the advice of public officials to ‘Stay Home’, we felt this was the most responsible course of action to protect the health and safety of our community”.
The annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters was schedule to run August 6th to 9th at Hardy Park in the city. It would have been the 20th edition.
The board went on to say, “The board is grateful the community support our festival has always enjoyed and looks forward to hosting the 20th edition of the event next year August 5th through 8th, 2021. With best wishes for health and safety for all, we will see you next year”.
Brockville Ribfest is the largest fundraiser for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leeds-Grenville.