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Bike-A-Thon

The 8th Annual Bike-A-Thon, sponsored by the Punjabi Canadian Senior Society took place on Saturday, September 9, 2017. 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 eighth 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 formed a portion of the funds needed to purchase a suite of ultrasounds with ECHO capabilities in support of Northern Health’s Regional Cardiology Strategy, an initiative to improve access to, and quality of diagnostic testing and cardiac care in the region.

"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.

Copperfalls Custom Homes - Spirit of The North Partner
Canadian Tire - Spirit of The North Partner
Westcana Electric - Spirit of The North Partner
Up the Creek Garment Company  - Spirit of The North Partner
Signtek Industries - Spirit of The North Partner
Hubbell Designer Goldsmiths - Spirit of The North Partner
250 News - Spirit of The North Partner
Prince George Golf and Curling Club - Spirit of The North Partner
Windsor Plywood - Spirit of The North Partner
Papyrus Printing  - Spirit of The North Partner
Finning - Spirit of The North Partner
Knights of Columbus - Spirit of The North Partner
Earls - Spirit of The North Partner
TELUS - Spirit of The North Partner
Prince George Firefighters - Spirit of The North Partner
CIBC - Spirit of The North Partner
Cheryl Lawrence  - Spirit of The North Partner
The Siding Specialists at WR Ventures - Spirit of The North Partner
6ix Sigma  - Spirit of The North Partner
Prince George Citizen - Spirit of The North Partner

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