Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner launches Gingerbread City Competition at Concord Pacific to benefit elementary schools


DURING the noon event on December 6, Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner kicked off the voting for favourite gingerbread building at Concord’s Surrey Presentation Centre. Hepner cast the first ballot and many others followed suit.

Faizel Rawji, Principal of Senator Reid Elementary School, also joined the launch, representing the school district and all participating schools.

NEWS GINGERBREAD 2The array of creativity and effort exemplified by the students in creating these gingerbread buildings were nothing short of spectacular. Each participating school was assigned a different Surrey City Centre landmark and they designed, creatively interpreted and built their own building for competition submission. In keeping with the holiday theme, the day continued with cookie decorating with our holiday characters for all the kids to enjoy.

NEWS GINGERBREAD 3In person voting is now open till December 19 that the presentation centre for the best gingerbread building, with an additional $2,000 going to the school with the most votes. The results will be announced during a holiday musical festival on December 20 at Concord’s Surrey Presentation Centre at 9908 King George Boulevard.