Victoria Highlanders

Victoria Highlanders FC are pleased to announce Peninsula Co-op as the Official Kids Zone Partner for the 2018 Premier Development League (PDL) season.

The family-friendly and interactive kids zone will feature an inflatable soccer goal in partnership with the World Cups Youth Soccer Festival where kids have a chance at winning prizes through Peninsula Co-op, as well as face painting, a bubble party, and other interactive kids games all in a secured location within Centennial Stadium.

“We are very pleased to be working with Peninsula Co-op to provide a kids zone at all our home games,” stated Highlanders co-owner Mark deFrias. “Creating a fun, family-friendly environment was always part of our vision for the new version of the Highlanders at Centennial Stadium.  Peninsula Co-op has shared that vision with us and stepped up to the plate to create an area that not only enhances our game day experience but also allows a family to all enjoy their time at Centennial Stadium.”

“Supporting initiatives where families have the opportunity to connect is important to us. The Kids Zone adds a new dynamic to the experience by creating a fun and engaging environment where kids can be kids,” says Lindsay Gaudette, Marketing & Community Relations Manager for Peninsula Co-op.

The Highlanders return to Victoria for their home opener on May 20th against the Portland Timbers at Centennial Stadium. Season tickets are available at www.highlandersfc.ca/tickets.

About Victoria Highlanders FC

Last season the Highlanders competed in the Premier Development League (PDL). Developing a path for aspiring professional soccer players to reach the highest level. Notable players such as Brett Levis (Whitecaps FC), Jamar Dixon (Ottawa Fury), and Matt Polster (Chicago Fire) are just a few alumni that have come through Victoria’s ranks.

About Peninsula Co-op

Peninsula Co-op is a retail co-operative that has been proudly serving the Duncan to Victoria area and most recently Comox and Campbell River for over 40 years. Today, Peninsula Co-op has more than 95,000 members and a large customer base. Last year, Peninsula Co-op returned $5.3 million to its member-owners in cash back and equity, while contributing $480,000 to more than 330 charities, community groups, student scholarships, capital projects and initiatives.

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