September 9, 2003
NEWMARKET – York Region employees will host the Fifth Annual Family Mountain Bike Poker Run to raise funds for the Make-a-Wish Foundation on Saturday, September 13th.
Make-a-Wish has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses through its wish granting work. To date, the Annual Poker Run has raised $20,000 and allowed four children’s wishes to be granted.
Date: Saturday, September 13, 2003
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (no riders will be allowed to begin after 11:00 a.m.)
Location: York Regional Forest Headquarters
Highway 48, just south of Vivian Road in Whitchurch-Stouffville
For more information on the York Region Family Mountain Bike Poker run, please contact Scott Stover at (905) 830-4444 ext. 5059, or visitwww.rideforawish.com
For information about the Make-a-Wish Foundation, please visitwww.makeawish.org
Contact: Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region
- (905) 830-4444 or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 1232
Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region