Gear West raises over $250,000 for prostate cancer research

Date Posted: 
2012-06-14

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Congratulations to Willy Konantz and Taylor Scholz on the completion of their Gear West: Our Ride For Men ride to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer research. Willy and Taylor left London, Ontario on May 2 and arrived in West Vancouver on June 9. They were joined by many supporters on the last leg of their journey, including Willy's father Don who inspired their ride.

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The Vancouver Prostate Centre extends our deepest thanks to Willy and Taylor and all their supporters for raising $252,014 for this worthy cause. Their generous donation will support our ongoing research and clinical efforts to improve longevity and quality of life for prostate cancer patients in BC and around the world.  Further information and the updated total funds raised are at the VCHRI website.

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Robbie Burns Gala at the Pan Pacific Vancouver: January 25

The Pan Pacific Vancouver is hosting a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet, Robbie Burns, on January 25.  The event will include fundraising for Prostate Cancer Canada's Plaid for Dad campaign. There will be a traditional itinerary, starting with the official piping in of the guests, with exclusive malt tastings, authentic Scottish cuisine celebrating the haggis and ending the evening with a chorus of Auld Lang Syne. Click here for more information and tickets.

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It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour: March 9

Mt. Seymour is hosting It's A Snow Day, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, on Friday March 9. The event will include slope time, a reception, and a silent auction. Click here for more details including how to register, donate and/or sponsor.

 

 

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