Posted by Editoress on 07/25/08
Cancer Fundraiser Party for Ryder Evans-Brockett this Saturday
Many of you will recall that the crowd prime at the Giro di Burnaby was a fundraiser to support Ryder Evans-Brockett, a 4 1/2 year old boy fighting inoperable brain cancer. Ryder's family are deeply entrenched in the cycling community, and the bike shop they own-- Sharpey's Cycles in Burnaby--is a sponsor of the Burnaby Velodrome.
This Saturday there's a community event to support this amazing family. Let's show them our support. Information below. I hope to see you there!
Event: Ryder's Road to Recovery "family fun day"
Host: Ryder's recovery team
When: Saturday, July 26 at 10:00 PM - 3:00 PM
(Escape Velocity folks can swing by after the club ride!)
Where: Corner of Hastings and Inlet Drive - Westridge Park
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To see further information and to RSVP, follow this link:
The Ride to Conquer CRPS !!!
Dr. David L. Shulman, a chronic pain specialist at Toronto's Rothbart Pain Clinic, is cycling from Marathon, ON to St. John's NL in July to raise awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and money for its research.
The Ride for CRPS kicked off Saturday, July 19th in Marathon ON and will wrap up in St. John's 21 days later, with Shulman having cycled 3,750 km.
His RIDE can be tracked at www.rsdcanada.org and click on "Start the Ride"
Words of encouragement can be addressed to his email on the road.
Swim for Kids
A member of the D'Ornellas Racing team Shaun Chisholm a local Firefighter in Toronto is swimming across lake Ontario on Aug 15th 2008 to raise funds for the Children's Burn Unit at Sick Children's Hospital.
The Website for more information is www.swimforkids.ca and where people can also donate to this worthy cause.
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