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Cross Fondo delivers donation to Nature Trails Society

Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:12 pm
by Lister Farrar
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Wednesday night at the SOUTH ISLAND MOUNTAIN BIKE SOCIETY (SIMBS) AGM, Tripleshot youth riders Isla Walker and Connor Bosenburg presented the SOUTH VANCOUVER ISLAND Nature Trail Society's Daniel Cammiade with a cheque for $1650, a share of the proceeds of the TRIPLESHOT cross fondo.

The Cross Fondo made the SVINTS a beneficiary of the event because their mandate of "connecting trails systems", which closely matches the youth team needs for safe places out of traffic to train, and the Fondo's need for great trails to bring people together for the celebration of fitness and exploring that is our event. SIMBS and SVINTS are also important representatives of the trail user community that influence authorities decisions on park use and trail access.

This was only possible because of the work of the TS members who volunteered and rode. Committee members include Kim Walker, David Attwell, David Garrison, Deidre Matheson, Joanna Fox, Lori Swanstrom, Ritchie Hughes, Matt Patriquin, Bryson Bowers, Lisa Paquin, and Anne Frankenberger. Many more volunteered, and yet more rode and contributed through their registration fee. Thanks all!

Also BIG thanks to

Gold sponsors
Bear Mountain, Eclipse Creative, Goodwin Farms

Silver sponsors
Graphic Fx, MEC, RDH Building Science, Vital Health Pharmacy

Bronze sponsors
Accent Inns, Dr C Bosenburg, Titanium Tents, Totangi Properties, Cakes Etc., TD Bank, Jakroo

Images on the Fly, Alpine Group, Paul O Callahan announcing, Eurosa Farms, Canadian Linen, MorningFresh Eggs, Paradise Island Foods, Starbucks - Douglas, Starbucks - MacKenzie, B and C Foods, Weston Foods, Coldstar Freight, Portifino European Bakeries, Albion FIsheries, Red Barn, Cobbs Bread - Harris Green, Cobbs Bread - Oak Bay, Old Dutch Food, Hoyne Brewing, Olympic Dairies, Simply Pure, For Good Measure, Canadian Linen, Country Grocer, Hertels Meats, Garside Signs.

Re: Cross Fondo delivers donation to Nature Trails Society

Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:54 pm
by Rolf
I love this Club.

Re: Cross Fondo delivers donation to Nature Trails Society

Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:22 pm
by norman marcy
Was there a press release alone or jointly with Trails Society? could still be done as not time sensitive

but very much a good news story for the local papers