FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
$75,000 RAISED TO HELP FINANCIALLY ASSIST THOSE WITH BREAST CANCER
Sequin, Ontario – April 30, 2016 – Over 35 riders took part in the 7th Annual TraX4 Breast Cancer ATV ride. The weekend event was hosted at Grand Tappattoo Resort in Sequin and was filled with sun, mud and fun!
The excitement began on Friday with a guided ride with through the Park to Park trail system. The group faced some nice muddy terrain on their trip to Sprucedale. At the end of the day the group returned back to resort for Friday Night Fun Night Game night hosted by Grand Tappattoo Resort and Applause Party Rentals. Mini putt and plinko were a few of the games that were a hit. The group also enjoyed air archery sponsored by Cabela’s.
Saturday morning the participants departed the resort and headed to the beautiful Canadian Shield to ride the exclusive private trail system offered by Bear Claw Tours. Riders were challenged by every terrain possible from mud, to rocks and even a little bit of snow, ensuring that a fun time was had by all. The sun was shining mid-day as the group stopped to enjoy a camp fire and lunch on the trail scrumptious roast beef dinner and an evening full of fun draws, free give-aways and the opportunity to bid on some exciting silent auction items.
We are excited to announce that $75,000 was raised at the event through participant pledges, corporate sponsorship, silent auction and raffle. Once again, Mitch Kleinstein raised the highest pledges! Congratulation Mitch for topping this list once again this year! Congratulations to Kelly Turcotte and Brandi Doiron for winning the “WTF” award for the best mishap on the trail, Congratulations to Jessy Upward for winning the “Deck your ride” award with her creative ATV décor.
A special thank you to all our volunteers and friends, Peter Searle for being our Friday guide, Andrew Ryeland and John Hennig for guiding Saturday’s ride! To our amazing Sponsors that support this event and make it possible: Applause Party Rental, ATV World, Bear Claw Tours, Cabela’s, Coleman, Grand Tappattoo Resort, Park to Park Trail Association, Parts Canada and Radioworld.
Be sure to look for us at the Toronto International Snowmobile, ATV & Powersport Show October 21, 22 & 23, 2016 at the International Centre in Mississauga.
Together we ARE making a difference!
For more information on the event or to apply to the trust: 1 877 436 6467 www.kellyshiresfoundation.org www.trax4bc.com Suzy Stenoff, Co-founder & Director, firstname.lastname@example.org