Recognizing that Tour de Rock has raised over $20 million for pediatric cancer research and programs, Tour de Rock day proclaimed in Sooke. Following is the riding schedule, a video about Tour de Rock, and a few ways you can contribute. Links are at the end.
“Since 1998, the Tour has raised more than $20 million for the Canadian Cancer Society, which uses the money to fund pediatric cancer research and programs that help children with cancer and their families.” – Tour de Rock Website
On Wednesday, September 30 the riders are scheduled to travel from Duncan to Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, to Sooke to West Shore for a daily total of 78 kilometres. That same day will now be officially recognized in Sooke as Tour de Rock Day.
Click the Proclamation below to go the the District of Sooke’s original announcement.
Currently, there are two raffle tickets that you can buy. For other fundraising events, keep an eye on their website referenced below.
Tour de Rock Raffle, Draw Date: September 10, 2015
Prizes are confirmed and tickets are printed! Get your raffle tickets for $10! 1st Prize is a Bear Mountain Golf Getaway Package for 4, $1,250 value. Donated by Gordon N’ Gordon and Jack’s Place. 2nd Prize is a Canucks Hockey Getaway Package for 2, $1,000 value. Donated by Delta Hotels and Spaghetti Factory. 3rd Prize is a Mayne Island Getaway Package for 2, $400 value. Donated by Fernhill B& B, Bennett Bay Bistro and Mayne Island Charter Tours. For more information and to purchase your tickets contact Tour de Rock riders Alison Wood at 250-380-6132 or Alison.firstname.lastname@example.org or Rob Webb at 250-732-0312 or email@example.com!
Cops for Cancer Raffle Tickets, Draw Date: Friday, October 2
Purchase your raffle tickets for some amazing prizes!!! 1st Prize: Explore Yukon Pkg. for 2, $1500 value. Includes flight, hotel, train & spa! Donations by Air North; Westmark Whitehorse Hote l& Conference Centre; White Pass & Yukon Route; and Zen Salon & Spa. 2nd Prize: Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours for 2, $160 value. Includes vouchers for two adult or youth zipline tours. Donated by Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours! Drawn on October 2, 2015 at the Tour de Rock Finale at Centennial Square, YYJ! There will also be two Early Bird Prizes, on Saturday, July 25th! For a chance to win one of two sets of tickets for the HMCS Oriole Day Sail & Lunch, $200 value. Tickets are $10! To get your tickets contact Pam Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org!