Nanaimo Mayor challenges Penticton Mayor during BCHL Fred Page Cup Finals

Nanaimo bars vs Penticton wine


City of Nanaimo Mayor Krog has issued a formal challenge to the Mayor of Penticton in anticipation of the Nanaimo Clippers and Penticton Vees hockey teams squaring off in the BCHL Fred Page Cup Finals.

Mayor Vassilaki happily accepted this challenge. Should Nanaimo win the series (best of 7 games) Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki will wear a Nanaimo Clippers hockey team jersey for an entire day and at a Council meeting. Mayor Vassilaki will also donate $100 to a charity of Mayor Krog's choice and will send a bottle of local wine to toast the win.

However, if Penticton should win, Mayor Krog will wear a Penticton Vees jersey for an entire day and at a council meeting, he will donate a $100 to a charity of Mayor Vassilaki's choice and will send a plate of Nanaimo bars for the Penticton Mayor and Council to enjoy during a Council meeting.

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Key Points

  • All in good fun, Mayor Krog issued a challenge to Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki as a way to cheer on their community's BCHL hockey teams during the Fred Page Cup Finals.
  • Should Nanaimo win the series, Penticton Mayor will wear a Nanaimo Clippers jersey for an entire day as well as during a Council meeting; donate $100 to a charity of Mayor Krog's choice and send a bottle of local wine to Nanaimo.
  • The first two games will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre May 13 and 14. The teams will then travel to Nanaimo to play in Frank Crane Arena on May 17 and 18.


"The Clippers have had one heck of a season and I can't wait to celebrate this final win seeing Mayor Vassilaki wearing a Nanaimo Clippers Jersey during an upcoming Council meeting. I encourage you to cheer on your local team and #fillthefrank next week. Let's go Clippers!"

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