Geelong Connected Communities announced as the Shoreside Festival Sponsor for the 2015 Festival of Sails.

Royal Geelong Yacht Club announces Geelong Connected Communities, as the Shoreside Festival Sponsor for the 2015 Festival of Sails.

Image – Roger Grant, Chair of Geelong Connected Communities & Royal Geelong Yacht Club Commodore, Ian Murray

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The Royal Geelong Yacht Club has today announced Geelong Connected Communities, as the Shoreside Festival Sponsor of the 2015 Festival of Sails, to be held on the Geelong waterfront over the Australia Day Long weekend.

Geelong Connected Communities is a community company, established for the benefit of every Greater Geelong Region resident. This company is a vehicle for all of Geelong to work together and experience the benefits of having its own community company.

As Shoreside Festival Sponsors, Geelong Connected Communities will proudly present the festivities and activities presented FREE to the community, in the Steampacket Gardens precinct.

Roger Grant, Chair of Geelong Connected Communities:

“We are delighted to be associated with the 2015 Festival of sails, as the sponsor of the Shoreside Festivities.”

We see this partnership as a perfect fit for Geelong Connected Communities in that:

“We are able to support the Festival, which is one of Geelong’s most important events, in attracting large numbers of tourists to our region, and at the same time, we are also able to assist in providing fantastic free entertainment, bringing  the families of Geelong together on Australia Day”

The Festival of Sails is the highlight of Geelong’s summer and we are proud to be supporting such an important event.

Festival of Sails Committee Chairman, Rear Commodore Paul Smart from the Royal Geelong Yacht Club:

“When Geelong Connected Communities spoke to us about their passion for the community, and interest in supporting the Festival of Sails in a way that would allow the whole community to be part of the fun, we instantly saw the synergy, between the Shoreside festivities their organisation.”

“We are excited and very proud to have Geelong Connected Communities as a partner for the 2015 Festival of Sails, and believe their support and helping of families in regional communities is amazing and an obvious fit for this wonderful event”

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club is the owner and facilitator of the Festival of Sails event annually, and looks forward to the community again, enjoying the wonderful Shoreside entertainment, stalls, and fireworks over the Australia Day weekend.