Municipality of the County of Inverness

Municipal Recreation & Tourism Summer Students Prepared for a Great Season

INVERNESS COUNTY, N.S. – Four Inverness County students have been hired by the Municipality for the 2019 summer season and will be travelling throughout the county promoting festivals, events and outdoor recreation.

As Trail Ambassadors, Colby MacLean and Regyn MacDonald will be hosting trail events and promoting outdoor recreation as well as facilitate free Multisport sessions for kids. Festival & Event Promoters Sophie Blondin and Leah Sauer will promote events across the County, manage Canada’s Musical Coast social media accounts, and develop marketing material for the Recreation & Tourism Department. These young ambassadors began their summer employment the first week of July and received social media and recreation training before starting their work.

Meet the Municipality’s Recreation & Tourism 2019 summer students:

Regyn MacDonald, Trails & Recreation Ambassador

Community: Kingsville

Current school: Strait Area Education/Recreation Centre

Most looking forward to: Being outdoors and having lots of fun playing sports with kids

Favourite spot in Inverness County: Maple Brook Falls

Plans for the future: To be determined

Fun fact: I am a step dancer!

Colby MacLean, Trails & Recreation Ambassador

Community: Mabou

Current school: St. FX University

Most looking forward to: Running the Multisport kids’ camps

Favourite spot in Inverness County: West Mabou Beach

Plans for the future: Get a job close to home

Fun fact: I love playing basketball.

Leah Sauer, Festival & Event Promoter

Community: West Bay

Current school: Holland College

Most looking forward to: Being able to travel all around Inverness County and seeing all the wonderful events and local businesses

Favourite spot in Inverness County: Marble Mountain Beach & Look-off

Plans for the future: Travel internationally to events and festivals

Fun fact: I am a fluent in English, German and French.

Sophie Blondin, Festival & Event Promoter

Community: Dunvegan

Current school: Mount St. Vincent University

Most looking forward to: Exploring the County, getting to attend all the festivals and meeting lots of new people

Favourite spot in Inverness County: My grandparents’ house up the hill in Southwest Margaree – best place on earth

Plans for the future: After my bachelor I plan on moving to a fast-paced city and starting a career in Public Relations

Fun fact: I’m all about hanging out with friends, shopping sprees, travelling wherever I can and spending time with family!


Photos by Skylar Gillis of @daveyandsky.


Media Contact:

Karolyn Aucoin

Communications and Community Engagement Specialist / Spécialiste en communications et engagement communautaire

Municipality of the County of Inverness / Municipalité du Comté d’Inverness

375 Main Street, Port Hood, NS  B0E 2W0

Ph: 902.787.3519

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