-13.8 C
Fort St. John
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Home News FSJ: Wheels in Motion raises over $7000

FSJ: Wheels in Motion raises over $7000

Advertisement

By Dwight Ford

$7,200 is the initial tally, from yesterday’s local Wheels in Motion fund-raising event, in support of people with spinal cord injuries.

However, organizers are confident the total will increase as more money comes in over the next few days.  The number is still double what was raised in 2009, but didn’t meet their goal of $25,000.

- Advertisement -

This year’s 8th annual event at Centennial Park was held on the 25th anniversary of the Man-in-Motion tour, and thus the local fund raising goal has been set at $25,000.

Prior to the event, organizer Lori Slater conceded, it is an ambitious target…

[asset|aid=2960|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=bd3bdb42bbfc075b303881c8acb4514f-Lori Slater-2_1_Pub.mp3]

Given that Northern BC has the highest incidence of spinal cord injuries, for all of North America, it is still hoped per capita public response in this area, will be among the strongest in the nation.

 

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Local Events

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Must Read

TAIC presents Taylor Council with 2018 Facility Report

TAYLOR, B.C. - The Taylor Access & Inclusion Committee gave an update on the 2018 Facility Report to Taylor Council at a recent Council...