Celebration Schedule: Details for the Rapids' Season-End Banquet

Gather with the Paugan Falls Rapids to mark a milestone year at the Heritage Hall in Low, Quebec, on April 20th, 2024. This evening is dedicated to commemorating the inaugural season’s memorable moments, from thrilling victories to the foundational growth of our team and community engagement.

Event Details:

  • Date: April 20th, 2024
  • Venue: Heritage Hall, Low, Quebec
  • Time: Doors open at 4 pm
  • Dress Code: Casual attire suggested. A nice shirt and pants will fit right in with the evening's relaxed yet festive atmosphere.

Updated Evening Schedule:

  • 4:00 pm: Doors Open
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Meet & Greet Cocktail Hour. A wonderful opportunity to connect with Rapids players and other members of our community.
  • 5:00 pm: Community Picture. A chance to be part of a lasting memory, capturing all attendees in one grand photo.
  • 5:30 pm: Commencement Speech & Player Introductions by MC John Peck.
  • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Enjoy a delectable buffet dinner, featuring everything from roast beef au jus to freshly baked rolls and delightful desserts.
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: A series of heartfelt speeches and the much-anticipated awards ceremony:
    • Reflection on the Inaugural Season: by Randy Peck
    • Recognizing Key Contributors: by MC John Peck
    • Words on Behalf of the Gatineau Valley Arena: by Scott Mahoney
    • Captain’s Speech: by Ryan Peck
    • 2023-24 Player Awards: Presented by Steve Carroll
    • Future Plans: by Nolan Peck
  • 9:00 pm: Dance and celebrate with live music from Jaxstraw, capping off the night with energy and camaraderie.

Why This Night Matters

This banquet celebrates the unity and achievements of everyone involved—from players to fans. It's an evening to honour the hard work, community support, and the shared passion that have defined our franchise. Beyond enjoying a fantastic meal and lively music, this event is a chance to strengthen connections within the Rapids community. 

Join us as we toast to our achievements and look forward to the exciting future of the Paugan Falls Rapids. Let’s fill the hall with the spirit of celebration and community pride that makes this team truly special.