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Bike-A-Thon

The 9th Annual Bike-A-Thon, sponsored by the Punjabi Canadian Senior Society took place on Saturday, September 8, 2018. All of the funds raised went to the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation to purchase health care equipment in our local hospital.

Starting at 8 am at the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Temple (4298 Davis Road), cyclists of all ages biked all the way to Purden Lake where they were treated with a picnic provided by the Punjabi Canadian Senior Society. The participants then biked back to Prince George in the afternoon. Not only did this event raise funds for a great cause, but it was a great way to get out for a day of fun, fresh air and exercise.

For the nineth consecutive year, all proceeds were directed to the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation. In its eight years, the Bike-A-Thon has raised nearly $112,000 for Spirit of the North.                                                                                   

This year, money raised by the Bike-A-Thon will support our current campaign to raise funds for a Dedicated Maternal Operating Room at the University Hospital of Northern BC.  

"It is important that the money raised stays here locally to help, and that our event draws the community together," said Gurdeep Powar, the Bike-A-Thon Coordinator. "I would like to say special thanks to Dr. Mann. I couldn't do the event without him, and thank you to all of the participants who help us and work hard on this."

Thank you to everyone that participated in this event. If you wish to take part in next year’s Bike-a-Thon or donate towards their efforts, please contact Gurdeep (Gordie) Powar at 250-552-3816.

 

Bike-A-Thon Participants and and Organizers present $25,871, the proceeds of the 8th Annual event, to Spirit of the North CEO Judy Neiser and Board Directors David Yarmish and Sean Friend.

Westwood Pub - Spirit of The North Partner
Cariboo Brewing  - Spirit of The North Partner
Hester Creek - Spirit of The North Partner
Sullivan Motors RV - Spirit of The North Partner
Prince George Cougars - Spirit of The North Partner
Fore Bistro & Patio - Spirit of The North Partner
Canfor - Spirit of The North Partner
Up the Creek Garment Company  - Spirit of The North Partner
Coast Hotels - Spirit of The North Partner
Costco - Spirit of The North Partner
Volunteer Prince George - Spirit of The North Partner
Finning - Spirit of The North Partner
Cowboy Ranch - Spirit of The North Partner
Northern Health - Spirit of The North Partner
Royal LePage - Spirit of The North Partner
Prince George Citizen - Spirit of The North Partner
Prince George Spruce Kings - Spirit of The North Partner
YXS - Spirit of The North Partner
BMO - Spirit of The North Partner
KPMG - Spirit of The North Partner

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