FULL SPEED AHEAD
HELLO 2019/ 2018 Recap
Things are moving along like a freight train for this year’s event and we don’t want you to miss a beat so here’s the important details we have so far-
Date: November 16th beginning at 10am - November 17th -closing ceremonies at 11am
Where: Fanshawe College Gym C1052
Sean and Neville's Story (I'm not crying, you're crying)
It’s been a minute since we posted but that doesn’t mean we’ve been resting on our heels- plans for 2019 are in full swing and, even though we say this year after year, it’s true- this year promises to be BIGGER and BETTER than ever!
Together with National Service Dogs we are pleased to announce that we will be placing NSD “Ajax” with the Peel Fire Department as their in-house mental health dog
We are Live!
It was our goal in 2017 to raise enough money to home a service dog with a veteran dealing with PTSD and seeing it through and having the opportunity to chat with Sean about how Neville has changed his life is truly overwhelming. We are so excited to announce that Sean is making the trip from Hamilton with Neville to join us on Saturday November 10th around noon for a visit.
What the RUCK?!
Registration is now LIVE for this year’s 24 Hours of Heroes event. As always it will be held on November 10th starting at 11am and finishing on November 11th at 11am. You can see the workouts, the schedule and sign up you can also volunteer your time - check out this list of jobs and see where you can help out.
You may have heard us make reference to last year’s overnight ruck march event and wondered…”what the RUCK?!”
A ruck march is a just a hike with a weighted backpack, it can be as simple or as complicated as you want to make it. This video from the founder of GO RUCK sums it up nicely.
Having far exceeded their fundraising goal in 2016- a total of $8,000- the team decided early on in 2017 that they wanted to set a tangible fundraising goal for the year’s event. It started with a question to Wounded Warriors of Canada (WWC), “What does $8,000 provide?”
After the overwhelming success of the 2016 event, Bob Gord and Cheri knew they were onto something big. After raising $8000 that first year the guys sat down with Wounded Warriors of Canada to deliver a cheque and asked a very important question, “What does $8000 do for the veteran and first responder community?” The answer...